Head of the Britain in the World Project at Policy Exchange
Stephen Booth is Head of the Britain in the World Project. He was previously Director of Policy and Research at the think tank Open Europe. A specialist in UK-EU affairs, he has written extensively on the UK-EU trade relationship, regulation, and immigration policy. He has appeared regularly in the media and to give evidence to several parliamentary select committees. His work at Policy Exchange focuses on the UK’s economic relationships with Europe and the rest of the world.
Related Posts & Publications
The Queen’s Speech and Deregulation: Who will regulate the regulators? Time for more parliamentary scrutiny
by Stephen Booth | May 13, 2022Related Content As Policy Exchange set out in Post-Brexit freedoms and opportunities a year ago, regulatory reform is a major post-Brexit opportunity for the UK, and it was a prominent theme of this year’s Queen’s Speech. The Government confirmed it will introduce a...
by Stephen Booth | May 6, 2022Related Content To the relief of the French and European establishment, Emmanuel Macron’s re-election makes him the first two-term French President in 20 years since Jacques Chirac. However, the 17-point margin of his victory over Marine Le Pen does not tell the...
by Stephen Booth | Apr 7, 2022Related Content In the 1990s, Mark Eyskens, then Belgium’s foreign minister, described the EU as an economic giant, a political dwarf, and a military worm. This depiction has since been invoked in dozens of articles and speeches about EU foreign and security policy....
by Stephen Booth | Mar 11, 2022Related Content The horror of Russia’s unprovoked and brutal full-scale invasion of Ukraine has been shocking in so many ways. Much about what happens next is uncertain, but the crisis is clearly a pivotal moment, which the West and its allies will be grappling with...
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- Security and Extremism
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