Britain & other member-states

Channel 4 News: What does a Biden presidency mean for US-UK relations?

Sam Lowe
07 November 2020
Sam Lowe of the Centre for European Reform spoke to Channel 4 News about the impact of a Biden presidency for the UK will be the shape of the future ‘special relationship’ with the United States

France Culture: Brexit, Covid : un Royaume désuni

17 October 2020
Charles Grant, director of the Centre for European Reform spoke to Christine Ockrent about the current impasse Brexit impasse, "in my opinion, I believe Boris Johnson needs a deal" he said (from 3:10 mins).

UCL policitical science podcast: POLICY AND PRACTICE - Was Brexit a British aberration?

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
16 October 2020
Vernon Bogdanor’s latest book, Britain and Europe in a Troubled World, considers the motivations which lay behind Brexit, and asks how widespread they are in the rest of Europe. 

BBC News: Brexit negotiations

Sam Lowe
15 October 2020
Sam Lowe, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform spoke to BBC News about the Brexit negotiations and the conclusions of the European Council. 

CER podcast: Brexit, the Internal Market Bill and the prospects for a deal

Charles Grant, Catherine Barnard
09 October 2020
What impact does the controversial Internal Market Bill have on the UK and what is the likelihood of a UK-EU trade deal?

Schengen will survive the pandemic - the single market may not

06 October 2020
Encompass
Ever since the EU’s members began closing their borders to contain transmission of the novel SARS-CoV-2 virus, many have heralded Schengen’s demise.

Brexit: Der innerirische Grenze bleibt eine Knacknuss

04 October 2020
Neue Zürcher Zeitung
Bricht Grossbritannien den Brexit-Vertrag, könnte dies dazu führen, dass Irland den EU-Binnenmarkt mit Grenzkontrollen schützen muss.

BBC Business Daily: Final countdown for a Brexit trade deal

02 October 2020
"From the EU's point of view they undoubtedly fear, post-Brexit, a very hyper-competitive UK that is slashing rules and regulations, subsidising high-tech industries and pulling investment in that would have otherwise gone to the EU, it fears the UK running a very different economic model" Charles Grant, director of the...

The Warcast: No-Deal Brexit: Implications for Ireland and European Security

01 October 2020
Daniel Keohane, an associate fellow at the Centre for European Reform and the author of the recent report, “A terrible border is reborn? Ireland and a no-deal Brexit”, joins the Warcast to discuss the implications of the Internal Market Bill for security in Ireland and UK-EU security ties.

Brexit and external differentiation in foreign, security and defence policy

29 September 2020
EUIDEA
This paper examines the EU’s foreign, security and defence policy relations with third countries, and their relevance to the EU’s future co-operation with the UK in these areas.

Good Morning Scotland: Kent lorry checks

26 September 2020
John Springford, deputy director of the CER spoke to Good Morning Scotland about the likelihood of a UK-EU trade deal, as well as how trade might be impacted by the plan around Kent and potential hold-ups for freight (from 32:06).

Do you think the UK really cares about getting a US trade deal?

Sam Lowe
21 September 2020
Financial Times
Despite a trade deal with the US being popular with many in the Conservative party, it does not appear to be a number one priority for Number 10.

Russia 1: Brexit developments

18 September 2020
Charles Grant, director of the Centre for European Reform spoke to Russia 1 about developments around Brexit: the introduction of the Internal Market Bill, the next stage of negotiations with Brussels and the perspective of a new trade agreement between the UK and the EU (from 3:20 mins).
 
 
 

'Brexit' y los rebeldes de Johnson: La vida sigue igual

16 September 2020
El Periodico
El 'brexit' ha cambiado las reglas del tiempo y el espacio, de forma que las unidades de medida por las que nos regimos el resto de los mortales no parecen aplicarse a los políticos británicos.

Channel 4 News: EU threatens to take UK government to court over proposed changes to Brexit deal

10 September 2020
"The real weapon of torture is the lack of a trade agreement, the economic impact on Britain,

Brexit : «Un accord de libre-échange éviterait le chaos aux frontières»

Sam Lowe
07 September 2020
Liberation
Pour le chercheur Sam Lowe, le Royaume-Uni et l’Union européenne doivent s’éloigner de leurs positions initiales afin d’arriver à un compromis.

BBC Parliament: Wales and Brexit Committee

Sam Lowe
03 September 2020
Coverage of a Welsh Affairs Committee session taking evidence on the implications of Brexit for trade in Wales, with witnesses including Mujtaba Rahman of the Eurasia Group, Sam Lowe of the Centre for European Reform and Shanker Singham of Competere.

Wer kommt besser durch die Corona-Krise, Europa oder die USA?

24 August 2020
Süddeutsche Zeitung
Die Arbeitslosigkeit in den USA steigt wieder, nachdem viele US-Staaten vorzeitig die Restriktionen des öffentlichen Lebens zurück genommen hatten und es dadurch zu einem Anstieg der COVID-19-Infektionen kam.

CPTPP — as easy as one, two, three?

Sam Lowe
04 August 2020
Prospect
The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), a trade agreement between 11 countries including Japan, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, is all the rage in Westminster.

I'm optimistic about a Brexit deal – despite the gloomy outlook

28 July 2020
The Guardian
Both Brussels and London have moved in talks, and both grasp the political advantages of even a minimal free trade agreement.