16 12, 2016

The EEA: a safe harbour in the Brexit storm

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by Professor Richard Whitman 27th June 2016 This article was first published by Chatham House. The referendum outcome has presented the most formidable challenge to the UK’s place in the world since the end of World War Two.  The priority now must be to set out a clear roadmap for [...]

25 04, 2016

18th May – Britain and Europe: a new settlement?

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18th May 2016   This event discussed a new study published by the European Policy Centre, “Britain and Europe: a new settlement?”. The book, with contributions from fourteen prominent Britons who have extensive first-hand experience of the EU institutions, draws on the past to lay out an accessible case for [...]

23 02, 2016

Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?

By |2020-05-04T12:21:05+00:00February 23rd, 2016|Tags: |

20 April 2016 This event was held jointly with Global Britain, an association which believes the UK should leave the EU. It featured three speakers from each side: Speakers arguing to remain: Laura Sandys, former MP and Chair of the European Movement Graham Bishop, Independent Consultant on EU Integration Professor [...]

23 02, 2016

New Labour in Europe

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7th March 2016 "This book provides thought-provoking insights for students of recent history, political activists, politicians and those working in the  European institutions. Without flinching from some inconvenient truths, Anita illuminates the failure to inform and educate the British public about the merits and challenges of EU membership." Extract from [...]

11 12, 2015

Economic Prospects for the UK and the EU

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Economic Prospects for the UK and the EU Joint lunchtime seminar with Industry Forum 28th January 2016 In 2016, the UK economy faces multiple uncertainties.  The largest of these is our future relationship with the EU that will be determined by referendum.  Other major external factors include the slowing Chinese [...]

18 11, 2015

A Federal Britain – Financial and Political Challenges

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A Federal Britain - Financial and Political Challenges 18th January 2016 Launch of the new pamphlet Fiscal Federalism in the UK by Dr Michael Lloyd           Speakers: Dr Michael Lloyd In his new paper, Fiscal Federalism in the UK, Michael Lloyd reviews the current degree of [...]

17 11, 2015

A European Army – Delusion or Necessity?

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A European Army - Delusion or Necessity?   17 February 2016 Launch of the new Federal Trust pamphlet: A European Army - Delusion or Necessity? by Richard Bassett, November 2015 In this thought-provoking pamphlet Richard Bassett, a former Times journalist and military historian, argues persuasively that economic and political factors [...]

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