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‘Prosperity not Austerity: Brexit Benefits- Britain’s New Economy’, by Rt Hon John Redwood MP

'Seize the Opportunities of an Early Brexit for Economic Gain', says John Redwood in Politeia’s new publication.
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‘A Blueprint for Brexit the Future of Global and Financial Services and Markets in the UK’, by Barnabas Reynolds

Freed from EU regulations, argues Barnabas Reynolds, Britain will lead the world in financial services post-Brexit, replacing passporting with either Expanded Equivalence or a Financial Centre model.
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‘Trading Places: Consumers v Producers in the New Brexit Economy’, by Patrick Minford

Britain’s goals for Brexit should be unilateral free trade under the WTO, access to the single market and free trade with the rest of the world. Lifting the burdens of EU tariffs, regulations and subsidies to unskilled European migrant labour will bring huge savings to our economy and consumers.
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Established in 1995, Politeia is a forum for discussing economic, constitutional and social policy. It focuses on the role of the state in people’s lives. Politeia aims to encourage the best policies for a free society under the rule of law, a prosperous economy based on free markets and competition, and excellent systems for education, health care and pensions.

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‘Prosperity not Austerity: Brexit Benefits- Britain’s New Economy’, by Rt Hon John Redwood MP

'Seize the Opportunities of an Early Brexit for Economic Gain', says John Redwood in Politeia’s new publication.
Read More
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‘A Blueprint for Brexit the Future of Global and Financial Services and Markets in the UK’, by Barnabas Reynolds

Freed from EU regulations, argues Barnabas Reynolds, Britain will lead the world in financial services post-Brexit, replacing passporting with either Expanded Equivalence or a Financial Centre model.
Read More
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‘Trading Places: Consumers v Producers in the New Brexit Economy’, by Patrick Minford

Britain’s goals for Brexit should be unilateral free trade under the WTO, access to the single market and free trade with the rest of the world. Lifting the burdens of EU tariffs, regulations and subsidies to unskilled European migrant labour will bring huge savings to our economy and consumers.
Read More

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politeia

Established in 1995, Politeia is a forum for discussing economic, constitutional and social policy. It focuses on the role of the state in people’s lives. Politeia aims to encourage the best policies for a free society under the rule of law, a prosperous economy based on free markets and competition, and excellent systems for education, health care and pensions.

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A Free Society under the Rule of Law

Politiea and BPP University: ‘A Free Society Under the Rule of Law’ considers how the principles on which freedom under the law rests in this country can continue to remain at the heart of the justice system.

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Brexit

What are the economic, legal, constitutional and trade options for Britain post Brexit? How can the UK move from the constraints of the EU and the Single Market to a framework consistent with constitutional freedom, economic prosperity and free trade?

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Events and Projects

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A Free Society under the Rule of Law

Politiea and BPP University: ‘A Free Society Under the Rule of Law’ considers how the principles on which freedom under the law rests in this country can continue to remain at the heart of the justice system.

read more

Brexit

What are the economic, legal, constitutional and trade options for Britain post Brexit? How can the UK move from the constraints of the EU and the Single Market to a framework consistent with constitutional freedom, economic prosperity and free trade?

read more

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  • ‘Bad for the Economy, Bad for Britain’, by John Redwood

    December 2, 2016

    The EU  faces a new test of confidence. Italy  is poised for a referendum on constitutional change that gives the government more power. If Italians vote ‘No’ to change,  the prime minister, Matteo Renzi will resign.  The way could then be open for victory for the Eurosceptic  Five Star Party, intent on leaving the Eurozone with its failing economic policy and high joblessness.
    Even a non-Euro economy, such as Britain, has also suffered from EU policies, writes the Rt Hon John Redwood, MP.

    European Union membership has done considerable damage to the UK economy and to the reputations of the many economists who have slavishly recommended its economic ways. It has directly caused a major recession in the early 1990s in the UK, thanks to its European Exchange Rate Mechanism scheme. It aided

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Politeia debate on 'Stable, Secure, Prosperous and Free: What's Best for Britain in a Global World'

What they say …

  • Rt Hon Vince Cable MPRt Hon Vince Cable MPFormer Secretary of State for Business

    Politeia has been, in my experience, a very good forum for discussing important policy issues from first principle.

  • Professor Tim Congdon CBEProfessor Tim Congdon CBEContributor to The Times, Telegraph and Spectator and Member of Shadow Monetary Policy Committee

    Free markets with strong competition are good for us. Sheila Lawlor has done a fantastic job in making Politeia one of Britain's strongest competitors in the free market of ideas. Long may its good work continue!

  • Frank Field MPFrank Field MPChairman, Work and Pensions Select Committee, Politeia Westminster Council

    Politeia's generosity in opening up its forum to a wide range of views makes it for me a very attractive think tank.

  • Lord KalmsLord KalmsPresident, DSG International Plc

    Politeia - consistent, always challenging, sensibly provocative and very readable.

  • Rt Hon Sir Oliver Letwin MPRt Hon Sir Oliver Letwin MPFormer Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

    Politeia is part - and an important part - of what keeps the intellectual arguments in British politics alive. It has a distinguished past and a bright future.

  • Lord McFallLord McFallSenior Deputy Speaker

    I have been privileged to have participated in the cutting-edge policy discussions which are a hallmark of Politeia's approach.

  • Dr Irwin StelzerDr Irwin StelzerSenior Fellow, the Hudson Institute

    Ideas matter, which is why Politeia matters. It combines two vital ingredients - the ability to attract scholars with widely varying views to participate in its seminars and pamphlets, and the ability to attract audiences for those intellectual products, and audiences that matter.

  • Sir Hugh Sykes DLSir Hugh Sykes DL

    I've been happy to support Politeia since its inception. It addresses an amazing range of issues - in the right way. On the cutting edge of think tanks!

  • Professor Deepak LalProfessor Deepak LalJames S. Coleman Professor of International Development Studies, University of California, Los Angeles

    Politeia is a small but influential London based think tank, which, with the quality of its authors and wide contacts in the media and politicians of all parties, has made a major contribution in a number of areas of public policy like taxes, health and education.

  • Rt Hon Philip Hammond MPRt Hon Philip Hammond MPChancellor of the Exchequer

    Politeia provides a forum in which politicians of all parties, leading academics and key figures in the business community and the media can discuss cutting-edge issues of the day and share views that have contributed significantly to the development of mainstream political thought in the UK.

  • Rt Hon Michael Gove MPRt Hon Michael Gove MP

    Politeia does a brilliant job generating the ideas our country needs to achieve noble progressive goals

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