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Professor David Howarth & why PM Boris Johnson should have already gone

Professor David Howarth & why PM Boris Johnson should have already gone

Professor Howarth is interviewed by CBR Policy Associate Boni Sones OBE, Executive Producer of www.parliamentaryradio.com This interview was recorded on September 12th 2019 before the historic UK Supreme Court judgement that the proroguing of Parliament was “unlawful”. David Howarth, the Professor of law and public policy University of Cambridge and a former Liberal Democrat MP… Read more

#AllOutEconomics Brexit & the UK economy’s rocky path as the Chancellor declares he has ended Austerity.

#AllOutEconomics Brexit & the UK economy’s rocky path as the Chancellor declares he has ended Austerity.

Vicky Pryce is interviewed by CBR Policy Associate Boni Sones OBE This interview was recorded on September 6th 2019 Vicky Pryce begins her #AllOutEconomics podcast by asking why the voice of business leaders is still not being heard by government as the UK economy slows and confidence ebbs away. “In terms of Brexit we have… Read more

Has parliament taken back control and if so, are MPs about to shed their traditional party loyalties to prevent a no-deal Brexit?

Has parliament taken back control and if so, are MPs about to shed their traditional party loyalties to prevent a no-deal Brexit?

by Professor Simon Deakin, CBR, University of Cambridge and Professor David Howarth, Co-Chair of Cambridge Public Policy SRI, University of Cambridge in discussion with CBR Policy Associate Boni Sones OBE. Who blinks first may well determine the future of the UK’s Brexit negotiations with the EU, but with all eyes again on Parliament this week… Read more

PPSRI & CBR Brexit Workshop November 2018

PPSRI & CBR Brexit Workshop November 2018

Podcast by Boni Sones, CBR Policy Associate, interviewing: Simon Deakin, CBR Director & Professor of Law, University of Cambridge, Catherine Barnard, Profesor of EU Law, University of Cambridge & Alison Young,  the Sir David Williams Professor of Public Law, University of Cambridge On 16 November 2018 the Cambridge Public Policy SRI (Strategic Research Initiative) and… Read more

Britain’s broken economic model and why Brexit isn’t the cure

Britain’s broken economic model and why Brexit isn’t the cure

by Professor Simon Deakin, Director, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge. Professor Deakin was in discussion with CBR Policy Associate Boni Sones OBE. Simon Deakin, Director of the Centre for Business Research and Professor of Law at the University of Cambridge, tells the Cambridge Public Policy SRI (Strategic Research Initiative) why Brexit isn’t the… Read more

There’s no better trade deal for the UK than being in the EU but the Chequers ‘sticky tape’ may just help the UK Brexit if it still wants to.

There’s no better trade deal for the UK than being in the EU but the Chequers ‘sticky tape’ may just help the UK Brexit if it still wants to.

Dr Lorand Bartels, a Reader in International Law at the University of Cambridge, teaches WTO & EU law, tells the Cambridge Public Policy SRI (Strategic Research Initiative) what he thinks the UK’s prospects are of getting proper trade deals with other countries post Brexit. Dr Bartels was in discussion with CBR Policy Associate Boni Sones OBE.… Read more

Will Michel Barnier save Theresa May’s bacon and will historian’s look back on a wasted three months soon after the UK’s June 2016 Referendum?

Will Michel Barnier save Theresa May’s bacon and will historian’s look back on a wasted three months soon after the UK’s June 2016 Referendum?

by Professor Catherine Barnard, Professor of EU Law at the University of Cambridge and a Senior Fellow of UK in a Changing Europe tells the Cambridge Public Policy SRI (Strategic Research Initiative) and the CBR  (Centre for Business Research) what she thinks of the UK government’s Chequers Deal. Professor Barnard was speaking to CBR Policy… Read more

Treasury economic modelling is flawed

Treasury economic modelling is flawed

Press Release, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge Contact: Graham Gudgin: gg14@cam.ac.uk or Dr Ken Coutts: kjc1@cam.ac.uk Telephone: 01223 765320 Treasury economic modelling is flawed say economists from the Centre for Business Research (CBR), Judge Business School, University of Cambridge New research from the Centre for Business Research, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, questions… Read more

Brexit and the business of government

Brexit and the business of government

by Professor Colin Talbot and Dr Carole Talbot For many years now, academic experts on British government have been arguing that it has been “hollowed out” by various changes – including the pooling of powers and governmental activity through the growth of the European Union. Borrowing a term from medieval English history, one set of… Read more

For regulatory ‘alignment’, read ‘de facto convergence’, and a symbolic Brexit

For regulatory ‘alignment’, read ‘de facto convergence’, and a symbolic Brexit

by Professor Simon Deakin, Director of Centre for Business Research and Professor of Law, University of Cambridge The document agreed by the EU and UK in the early hours of 8 December 2017 is not a contract or treaty, merely a ‘joint report’ on progress made in phase one of the Brexit negotiations (https://ec.europa.eu/commission/sites/beta-political/files/joint_report.pdf).  However,… Read more

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