Open Europe - Securing free trade with EU after Brexit likely in goods sectors but far harder for services
Based on interviews with businesses, trade associations and additional research, Open Europe recently published a report assessing how withdrawal from the EU would impact eight of the UK’s key exporting industries, in both the goods and services sectors.
This is the first in a series of studies, culminating in Open Europe’s new and comprehensive report on the implications, challenges & opportunities presented by Brexit.
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Scrap energy price cap to prevent further bailouts, says IEA Analyst26/11/2021 10:35:00
Andy Mayer, Environment, Energy and Infrastructure Analyst at free market think tank the Institute of Economic Affairs, commented on the £1.7bn taxpayer bailout of Bulb Energy
The King’s Fund responds to the Health and Care Bill workforce vote24/11/2021 16:25:00
Richard Murray, Chief Executive of The King’s Fund, commented on MPs voting against a plan to require the publication of health and care workforce projections
IFS - English universities ranked on their contributions to social mobility – and the least selective post-1992 universities come out on top24/11/2021 12:10:00
Universities are seen as crucial engines of social mobility, and perhaps with good reason. Individuals eligible for Free School Meals (FSM) in year 11 who attended university are almost four times more likely to be amongst the highest 20% of earners at age 30 than those who did not, and around ten times more likely if they attended one of the four most selective universities in the country.
Government spending on social care is “unsustainable”, says IEA economist24/11/2021 11:10:00
Professor Philip Booth, Senior Academic Fellow at free market think tank the Institute of Economic Affairs, commented on the Health and Care Bill vote
IPPR - NHS migrant charging system ‘unfit for purpose’ as report reveals discrimination and risks to public health24/11/2021 10:10:00
An investigation by the IPPR think tank, into the operation and impacts of the NHS England system of charging people for healthcare who are not ‘ordinarily resident’ in the UK, has revealed that the system is ‘unfit for purpose’. Interviews with NHS staff have exposed a highly complex, costly system which incentivises racial profiling.
The King's Fund responds to the social care cap change vote This content relates to the following topics:24/11/2021 09:10:00
Sally Warren, Director of Policy at The King’s Fund, commented on MPs voting through a change to the social care cap
Prime Minister should take note of Lord Frost’s recommendations, says IEA Director General23/11/2021 16:20:00
Mark Littlewood, Director General at free market think tank the Institute of Economic Affairs, commented on Lord Frost’s speech