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Policy Exchange’s Co-Head of Security and Extremism, Hannah Stuart, appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Radio 4’s the Today programme as well as CNN today, following the London Bridge terrorist attack
Hannah Stuart, co-head of Policy Exchange’s Security and Extremism Unit, appeared on the BBC’s current affairs documentary programme Panorama about last week’s terrorist attack in Manchester. Hannah discussed the sophistication of the explosive device used and the likelihood that bomber Salman al-Abeidi was not acting alone.
Hannah Stuart, Policy Exchange’s Co-Head of Security and Extremism, appeared on ITV’s This Morning to discuss countering radicalisation and online extremism
Policy Exchange’s Director Dean Godson appeared on the BBC’s Daily Politics program on 25th May. He discussed the extremism prevention policies put forward by recently released party manifestos
Policy Exchange is delighted to announce that Dr Tony Sewell will be joining its Immigration, Integration and Demography Unit as a Senior Fellow. He will be working with David Goodhart and Richard Norrie
Policy Exchange’s paper ‘The UK and the Western alliance: NATO in the new era of realpolitik’ has been included in a reading list by the European Parliament Research Service
Policy Exchange is delighted to welcome Susan Emmett as the new Head of our Housing and Urban Regeneration Unit. She will be working closely with Richard Blakeway, who is the Unit’s Chief Adviser
David Goodhart — Head of Demography, Immigration, and Integration — talks about his views on society, the upcoming election, and his latest book,The Road to Somewhere, which was recently launched at Policy Exchange. In the interview, CapX’s Robert Colville describes Goodhart’s book as ‘precisely of its time’, claiming that it is ‘at once an explanation for why so many people have become so disillusioned with politics, and a prescription for what to do about it’
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’
Richard Howard, Policy Exchange’s Head of Environment and Energy, discusses energy price rises and his recommendations for a relative model rather an absolute cap on energy prices, on BBC Radio 4’s You and Yours