Christopher Snowdon is quoted by The Sun

Christopher Snowdon, Head of Lifestyle Economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs, has been quoted by The Sun in a post about the sugar levy on soft drinks. Christopher said; "The evidence so far suggests that the sugar tax has failed in every capacity. It's failed to bring in the revenues for the treasury, it's ... Continue reading
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Christopher Snowdon is quoted in The Sun

Christopher Snowdon, Head of Lifestyle Economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs, has been quoted by The Sun in an article on the proposed sugar tax. Chris said; “In many cases, sugar reduction is not feasible, so the only option is shrinking the product.” Read the full article here. Further Reading: Killjoys: A Critique of Paternalism... Continue reading
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Chris Snowdon appears on BBC Radio 5

Christopher Snowdon, Head of Lifestyle Economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs, went on the Afternoon Edition with Nihal Arthanayake on BBC Radio 5, alongside Helen Barnard of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, to talk about poverty in the UK. Chris said; "There is a very serious cost of living crisis in this country for which the ... Continue reading

Christopher Snowdon is referenced by The Sun

Christopher Snowdon, Head of Lifestyle Economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs, was quoted in an article by The Sun about the positioning of junk food in supermarkets. Chris said; “People want to buy a variety of goods in a supermarket and popular items should be conveniently placed. It won’t be long before Mars Bars ... Continue reading

Victoria Hewson writes for Brexit Central

Victoria Hewson, Senior Counsel in the International Trade and Competition Unit of the Institute of Economic Affairs, has written an article for Brexit Central on the Irish protocol in the proposed deal with the EU. It seems fair to say that the draft Withdrawal Agreement agreed between negotiators and published this week has not been ... Continue reading

Mark Littlewood writes for The Times

Mark Littlewood, Director General at the Institute of Economic Affairs, has written an article for The Times on the proposed deal with the EU. The prime minister used to have a mantra to sum up her approach to Britain’s departure from the European Union. “No deal is better than a bad deal,” she would state, ... Continue reading

Mark Littlewood writes for the Telegraph

Mark Littlewood, Director General at the Institute of Economic Affairs, has written an article for The Telegraph on the proposed deal with the EU. The full publication of a 585-page withdrawal agreement, setting out the precise arrangements between the EU and the UK has – wholly predictably – created a political maelstrom. The fallout has ... Continue reading

Kate Andrew writes for City A.M.

Kate Andrews, Associate Director of the Institute of Economic Affairs, has written an article for City A.M. on future entrepreneurial innovation. You might as well download the past 48 hours’ worth of news coverage, upload to the streaming site, and advertise it as how Breaking Bad would have unfolded if set in Westminster instead of ... Continue reading

Mark Littlewood is quoted by The Express Online

Mark Littlewood, Director General of the Institute of Economic Affairs, has been quoted by The Express Online in an article on May's Brexit deal passing through parliament. Mark said; “The problem seems to me that there is not really a Parliamentary majority for any one proposal. So even if the cabinet does agree, I simply cannot see ... Continue reading
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Christopher Snowdon appears on BBC Radio 5 Live

Christopher Snowdon has appeared on  on BBC Radio 5 Live with Anna Foster, along with Kawther Hashem from Action on Sugar, to discuss proposed sanctions on milkshakes with an especially high sugar content. Chris said;"I think a lot of people don't realize how many calories are in drinks. I'm totally in favour of information, I ... Continue reading