Prof. Len Shackleton writes for The Telegraph

In an op-ed for The Telegraph, IEA Editorial & Research Fellow Prof. Len Shackleton argued that the best way to level-up education by helping the most disadvantaged pupils is to focus on the needs of parents and stop top-down policies which can hinder improvements to education. Len picked apart a new report from the House ... Continue reading

Annabel Denham writes for The Spectator

In an article for The Spectator, IEA Director of Communications Annabel Denham explored the challenges advocates of 'global Britain' face five years on from the historic Brexit vote. Annabel argued that wild predictions of economic collapse peddled by the  remain campaign have been proven to be untrue. Although she admits there are still problems to ... Continue reading

Christopher Snowdon quoted in the Daily Mail

Responding to news in the Daily Mail that Covid passports could be used to keep pubs and restaurants open this winter, IEA Head of Lifestyle Economics Christopher Snowdon argued that low levels of hospitalisation meant the lifting of restrictions should have gone ahead on June 21 as originally planned. Christopher said: "The jury is in, ... Continue reading

Marc Glendening: A letter to the editor of The Times

In a letter to the editor in The Sunday Times, IEA Head of Cultural Affairs Marc Glendening summarised the threat the  "postmodernist new left"  pose to free speech. Marc argued that the new left have established "parameters of thought within which virtually the whole of the public sector and big civil institutions perceive our society".  ... Continue reading

IEA mentioned in Liberal Democrat Voice

In a blog article for Liberal Democrat Voice, Lord William Wallace wrote about the difference of opinion concerning free trade in liberal thought, referencing the work of the Institute of Economics Affairs in championing free trade. Lord Wallace said: "The economic liberals who left the Liberal Party in the late 1950s to set up the ... Continue reading
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Christopher Snowdon writes for Conservative Home

IEA Head of Lifestyle Economics Christopher Snowdon has criticised the World Health Organisation for failing to embrace the use of e-cigarettes to reduce the consumption of tobacco in an op-ed for Conservative Home. Christopher said the "decision last month to give a special award to India for banning the sale of e-cigarettes was proof that ... Continue reading

Christopher Snowdon quoted in the New York Post

The New York Post has quoted IEA Head of Lifestyle Economics, Christopher Snowdon, in their coverage of the World Health Organisation's call to ban alcohol consumption for females in their 'child birthing years'. Christopher said the plan was "a classic World Health Organization idiocy.” "Not content with repeatedly dropping the ball on COVID-19 and dishing ... Continue reading

Christopher Snowdon quoted in the Mirror

IEA Head of Lifestyle Economics Christopher Snowdon has slammed the World Health Organisation's call to stop women of child bearing age drinking alcohol as "idiocy". Christopher's comments were reported in the Mirror, in which he said the advice was “unscientific, patronising and absurd.” Read the full article here.  ... Continue reading

Christopher Snowdon quoted in The Telegraph

In response the the World Health Organisation's call for women of childbearing age not to drink alcohol, IEA Head of Lifestyle Economics Christopher Snowdon called the plan "unscientific and absurd". Christopher's comments were reported in The Telegraph: "This is classic World Health Organisation idiocy. Not content with repeatedly dropping the ball on Covid-19 and dishing ... Continue reading