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Warwick Lightfoot, Policy Exchange’s Director of Research and Head of Economics and Social Policy, uses AV Dicey’s thoughts on referenda to contend that arguments suggesting that parliamentary sovereignty is being ‘overridden’ regarding Brexit are ‘premature’
Policy Exchange’s Head of Trade Policy contends that ‘a comprehensive FTA, which does not perversely re-introduce barriers with their attendant costs for both the UK and EU, is by far the most sensible course to follow’.
This submission has been made by Policy Exchange’s Judicial Power Project to the Joint Committee on Human Rights at the UK Parliament. Its writers contend that anxiety over the protection of human rights in the wake of the UK’s intention to withdraw from the EU is misplaced
‘How can we pay for better, safer, more reliable roads in a way that is fair to road users and good for the economy and the environment?’
Gerard Lyons, Policy Exchange’s Chief Economic Adviser, considers ‘measures the authorities could take to guard against a sterling crisis’, contending that ‘the most important of these’ is to ‘provide policy clarity on what lies ahead’
Video footage of this well-received, and exceptionally well-attended panel discussion, which took place on Tuesday 11 October. Addressing Labour’s past and future, the event centred around ‘Citizen Clem’ — the new biography of Attlee, written by John Bew, head of Policy Exchange’s Britain in the World project.
Warwick Lightfoot, Policy Exchange’s Head of Economics and Social Policy, reflects on nascent debate about the monetary policy that central banks have pursued since the Great Recession
Watch the launch of the third Wolfson Economics Prize
Warwick Lightfoot, Policy Exchange’s Head of Research and Economics and Social Policy, uses agriculture and rural communities issues to ‘exemplify the opportunities that Britain will have to refashion policy’
Policy Exchange’s Head of Energy and Environment, Richard Howard, discusses seeming ‘desire on the part of the new Government to intervene in energy markets in order to secure a better deal for consumers’.