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‘Mosul Matters: A Wake-up Call for Foreign Policy’, by John Baron MP

John Baron MP, the author of ‘Hard Choices: Britain’s Foreign Policy for a Dangerous World’, considers how UK policy in the Middle East generally went so hopelessly wrong over the last 15 years.

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‘Public Sector Pay – To Cap or Not to Cap? ‘, by Anthony Coombs

The government has rejected demands to abandon the public sector pay cap. Anthony Coombs, Chairman of S&U plc explains that there are complex questions at stake for Britain’s economy with which politicians, the unions and business must engage.

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‘Mosul Matters: A Wake-up Call for Foreign Policy’, by John Baron MP

John Baron MP, the author of ‘Hard Choices: Britain’s Foreign Policy for a Dangerous World’, considers how UK policy in the Middle East generally went so hopelessly wrong over the last 15 years.

Read on

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‘Public Sector Pay – To Cap or Not to Cap? ‘, by Anthony Coombs

The government has rejected demands to abandon the public sector pay cap. Anthony Coombs, Chairman of S&U plc explains that there are complex questions at stake for Britain’s economy with which politicians, the unions and business must engage.

Read on

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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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Address by the Solicitor General

Over the past year, Britain’s separation of powers has become a subject of much political debate. In the autumn, the Solicitor General, Robert Buckland QC MP will discuss the role of his department and its responsibilities for upholding the rule of law which binds all three constitutional powers.

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Address by the Solicitor General

Over the past year, Britain’s separation of powers has become a subject of much political debate. In the autumn, the Solicitor General, Robert Buckland QC MP will discuss the role of his department and its responsibilities for upholding the rule of law which binds all three constitutional powers.

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  • ‘Trading Matters!’, by David Collins

    July 21, 2017

    This week as David Davis met the EU’s chief negotiator, much of the initial exchange will seem to be a side show – with the politics of holding the EU together dominating the EU approach, while Britain should focus on its future trade arrangements. Here, David Collins considers the legal issues involved with the UK’s post-Brexit trade opportunities, focusing on a UK-EU Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and the UK’s status within the World Trade Organization (WTO).

    Given limited legal obstacles there is every likelihood that an FTA with Europe will be achieved within the next few years. Even without one, the UK should do very well as an independent member of the WTO. It will also be able to form mutually advantageous trading agreements with other countries, maximizing the gains from trade. The publication presents a checklist for strategies for the UK government to pursue in the coming months with a view to achieving the smoothest and most beneficial Brexit possible… Read on

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