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Policy Exchange’s Warwick Lightfoot writes about Brexit’s effect on food prices, in the Daily Telegraph
Warwick Lightfoot — Director of Research and Head of Economics and Social Policy — reflects on a recent House of Lords’ report on the potential impact of Brexit on agriculture. He comments that ‘nowhere did [the report] recognise that protectionism drives food prices in the EU above world prices’, before concluding that ‘after Brexit, consumer welfare will be increased by access to the world’s most competitive suppliers and I believe we will see lower food prices’
Warwick Lightfoot — Policy Exchange’s Director of Research, and Head of Economic and Social Policy — appareared on BBC News to discuss Brexit on the day the UK triggers Article 50
This Sunday Times article by Mark Macaskill discusses the views of Warwick Lightfoot, Policy Exchange’s Head of Economics and Social Policy, and Research Director. Referring to a recent blog piece Lightfoot wrote on Scottish independence, Macaskill reports that ‘a proposal by the SNP for tackling Scotland’s multibillion-pound budget deficit in the event of independence has been described as “implausible” by a leading economist.’
Sir Geoffrey Owen — Policy Exchange’s Head of Industrial Policy — considers whether ‘national champions’ are an ‘endangered species’.
Warwick Lightfoot — Policy Exchange’s Director of Research, and Head of Economic and Social Policy — appareared on BBC News to discuss what we might expect from today’s Budget
Policy Exchange’s Warwick Lightfoot discusses Steven Mnuchin’s appointment as US Treasury Secretary on the BBC World Service
Last week, Warwick Lightfoot — Policy Exchange’s Director of Research, and Head of Economics and Social Policy — appeared on the BBC World Service to discuss Steven Mnuchin’s appointment as US Treasury Secretary.
The Sunday Times, the Sunday Telegraph, and The Sun on Sunday refer to ‘Policy Exchange’s Clean Brexit report, which will be published on Monday 16 January
Gerard Lyons took part in the debate ‘Brexit: what next for the City’ on the BBC World Service radio programme, ‘In the Balance’.
Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Policy Exchange’s Chief Economic Adviser points out the five issues to consider regarding Mark Carney’s continued presence as the Governor of the Bank of England
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