Britain & other member-states

Parliament Live: International Trade Committee - IT failures in the financial services sector

Sam Lowe
24 July 2019
Sam Lowe, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform, along with Dr Lorand Bartels, Dr Anna Jerzewska and Robert Hardy, gave evidence on IT failures in the financial services sector.

Room for Thought: Europe - a Leaver and Remainer talk across the divide

20 July 2019
Charles Grant, director of the Centre for European Reform and Douglas Carswell discussed thier differing views of Europe in this interview.

EU officials don't relish the idea of no deal – but they are prepared to play hardball

19 July 2019
The Guardian
Brussels is gloomy about the prospect of Britain crashing out, but political realities could see a compromise emerge.

What's next for Europe's capital markets?

Jonathan Faull, Simon Gleeson
18 July 2019
Project Syndicate
Without the UK, even integrated EU capital markets would be too small to meet the funding needs of European businesses. That is why global engagement, even at the cost of losing regulatory control, is critical.

Peston Live ITV: Geek of the week

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
10 July 2019
What would the EU have made of what Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt said about Brexit in the ITV debate? Our Geek Of The Week Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska of  the Centre for European Reform scored it 7:1 on the ‘unicorn’ scale to Boris Johnson.

The Spectator Podcast: Who are Europe's new leaders?

06 July 2019
With Henry Newman, Director of Open Europe, and Charles Grant, Director of the Centre for European Reform. Presented by Katy Balls.

LBC: No deal Brexit GATT 24

Sam Lowe
26 June 2019
The no deal Brexit GATT 24 debate feels like a diversion, Sam Lowe , a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform tells Iain Dale on LBC – it would require an agreement, and it wouldn’t deal with no deal regulatory barriers/checks/documentation anyway.

BBC Radio 4 - PM: EU negotiations with Switzerland

Sam Lowe
20 June 2019
Sam Lowe, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform spoke to the Radio 4 PM programme on the EU negotiations with Switzerland (from 51 mins).

Talk Radio: Conservative leaders debate

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
16 June 2019
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska speaks to John Nicolson on Talk Radio about the Conservative leadership battle (from 01.38 mins).

Sky News: Tory leadership race: The view from Brussels

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
13 June 2019
Three EU experts discuss the candidates, their promises and whether those promises have any basis in reality.

CER podcast: What is a customs union?

Sophia Besch, Sam Lowe
05 June 2019
Sophia Besch asks Sam Lowe to explain what a customs union is. Sam argues that a customs union is still compatible with an effective UK trade policy.

The UK has much to fear from a US trade agreement

Sam Lowe
03 June 2019
The New Statesman
Any deal with Trump would likely stray into areas such as food safety and drug pricing — and the president would come back for more.

Immigration is key to UK’s services trade after Brexit

Sam Lowe
24 May 2019
E!Sharp
Despite its importance to the economy, the UK’s services sector has not attracted the attention it deserves in the Brexit debate. Services account for around 45 per cent of total UK exports in value terms, a high proportion for a medium-sized economy.

Tok FM: Zaczęły się wybory do Europarlamentu - W Wielkiej Brytanii są kłopoty z głosowaniem

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
23 May 2019
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform commented on the European European elections in the UK.

Why Europe's capital cities are pulling away from their countries – and what we can do about it

13 May 2019
CityMetric
Europe’s capital cities are much more productive than smaller cities and towns: the average metropolitan worker produces about 50 per cent more output than workers elsewhere. The divide between capitals and everywhere else is growing, too.

Tok FM: Co czeka polski biznes, jeśli dojdzie do brexitu?

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
13 May 2019
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform commented on the European Parliament and Brexit.

Berlin's confounding productivity gap

11 May 2019
Bloomberg
The bustling German capital scores poorly on a scale of meeting its economic potential. But do its residents care?

TVN24: Gostyńska, Smolar i Kędzierski o wyborach do europarlamentu

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
11 May 2019
Gośćmi Macieja Wierzyńskiego byli Agata Gostyńska z Centre for European Reform w Londynie, prezes Fundacji Batorego i współzałożyciel Europejskiej Rady Polityki Międzynarodowej Aleksander Smolar oraz doktor Marcin Kędzierski z Klubu Jagiellońskiego i Uniwersytetu Ekonomicznego w Krakowie. Rozmowa dotyczyła nadchodzących wyborów do Parlamentu Europejskiego.

Representative Democracy in the EU: Not such a clean break: Westminster's continuous oversight of EU affairs post-Brexit

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
09 May 2019
CEPS
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska of the CER contributed a chapter titled 'Not such a clean break: Westminster's continuous oversight of EU affairs post-Brexit', see page 333, in Representative Democracy in the EU.

Parliament Live: Exiting the European Union Committee

08 May 2019
Charles Grant, director of the Centre for European Reform joined Sir Jonathan Faull, Chair of European Public Affairs, Brunswick Group and Larissa Brunner, Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre to give evidence on the progress of the UK’s negotiations on EU withdrawal.