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2 05, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: Proposals for Eurozone Stabilisation Fund

By |2020-05-05T09:19:43+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Archive|Tags: |

PRESS RELEASE       02/05/2018 Federal Trust proposals for Eurozone Stabilisation Fund A new paper (Eurozone Stabilisation Fund Revisited), published by the Federal Trust think tank, discusses flaws in the design of the euro area and proposes a remedy via a Eurozone Stabilisation Fund ahead of June’s EU summit. Since its inception, [...]

1 12, 2017

Press Release December 2017

By |2020-05-04T12:16:43+00:00December 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

PRESS RELEASE 1st December 2017 Brexit to hit its supporters hardest; and UK needs to forget hostility to the European Court of Justice   The Federal Trust is today publishing two new studies by its Senior Fellows Dr Andrew Black and Dr Andrew Blick (sic). Dr Black uses input/output analysis [...]

20 12, 2016

Media Brief: Findings from a new Brexit survey

By |2020-05-04T12:16:48+00:00December 20th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

Difficult Brexit questions yield some consensus Media brief: Findings from a new Brexit survey A newly released survey gives depth to attitudes towards Brexit. Three key findings from the 117 respondents to a questionnaire on Brexit were that there was: almost unanimity that Brexit is a threat to UK’s financial [...]

16 12, 2016

There is a gaping hole where Britain’s foreign policy should be

By |2020-05-04T12:16:51+00:00December 16th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

by Professor Richard Whitman November 2016 This article was first published by the ESRC's programme "The UK in a Changing Europe".   Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech at the Mansion House on Monday demonstrated that her government has a gaping hole where it should have a foreign policy. The Lord [...]

5 10, 2016

Britain and the EU – Difficult Questions after the Referendum

By |2020-05-04T12:16:57+00:00October 5th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

This is a joint project between the Federal Trust, Global Policy Institute and Industry Forum   The Federal Trust received at the end of 2015 a grant from the European Commission Representation in the UK to undertake a project exploring the difficult questions in the United Kingdom's relationship with the [...]

2 10, 2015

Is Europe losing the Internet race?

By |2020-05-04T12:16:57+00:00October 2nd, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

Is Europe losing the Internet race? Some implications for the European Union of the 2015 Mary Meeker report on Internet trends   By Cameron Thomson* September 2015   Download the article as pdf file   Introduction Mary Meeker is an American venture capitalist and former Wall Street securities analyst who [...]

21 07, 2015

English Votes for English Laws: a federal perspective

By |2020-05-04T12:16:58+00:00July 21st, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

English Votes for English Laws: a federal perspective 21 July 2015   By Dr Andrew Blick, Lecturer in Politics and Contemporary History, King’s College London; and Senior Research Fellow at the Federal Trust   The rise of EVEL The government has been forced to postpone its plans for ‘English Votes [...]

29 05, 2015

The Queen’s Speech and the programme of the Conservative government: a federal perspective

By |2020-05-04T12:16:59+00:00May 29th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

The Queen’s Speech and the programme of the Conservative government: a federal perspective   29th May 2015   by Dr Andrew Blick, Lecturer in Politics and Contemporary History, King's College London; and Senior Research Fellow at the Federal Trust   The new government has now outlined its programme for the coming [...]

9 01, 2015

Federalism, what Federalism?

By |2020-05-04T12:16:59+00:00January 9th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

Contribution by Brendan Donnelly to the LSE project "Hacking the UK Constitution" https://constitutionuk.com 6th January 2015 Federalism, what federalism? It might be expected that the Federal Trust would welcome the willingness of politicians and commentators after the Scottish referendum to consider seriously what they describe as “federal” structures for the [...]

31 12, 2014

A Federal Way Forward

By |2020-05-04T12:16:59+00:00December 31st, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

Ever since the late 1990s the Federal Trust has held conferences and seminars on the British constitution with specific reference to devolution. A significant number of books and papers have been published, including in 2006 “Modernising British Government” written by Professor Stanley Henig and with a foreword by Roy Hattersley. [...]