Immigration after Brexit

Immigration after Brexit

The Migration Advisory Committee report on EU migration is typically hard-headed and balanced and does not accept the often-repeated-as-fact argument that free movement has had clear economic benefits. As MAC Chair Alan Manning writes: “EEA migration as a whole has...
Financial Stability Post Brexit

Financial Stability Post Brexit

As Brexit approaches and the international economy marks the tenth anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, people are thinking about what Brexit will mean for financial stability in relation to the UK economy, London as an international financial centre and...
Terrorism and treason once more

Terrorism and treason once more

On Tuesday, Salih Khater, a British national of Sudanese origin, drove a car at high speed into pedestrians and cyclists before crashing outside Parliament. This seems to be the latest in a series of terror attacks involving vehicles. It may confirm the Sentencing...
Local bank holidays can help restore a national consensus

Local bank holidays can help restore a national consensus

How did you celebrate Yorkshire Day? On the first day of August, the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) did so by announcing that the county is the top exporter of manufacturing goods outside London. The MHCLG’s press release lauded...