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Is it time for a common law rewrite of GDPR?

…One such voice is Barnabas Reynolds, partner and global head of the financial services industry group at international firm Shearman & Sterling. In a book published this month by the Politeia thinktank, Reynolds calls for the UK to grasp the post-Brexit opportunity of shedding the GDPR. This would be part of a wholesale programme of…

Sheila Lawlor on the Jeremy Vine Show

Watch the clip below to hear Dr Sheila Lawlor respond to Lord Skidelsky on the UK’s economic recovery from the pandemic.

Daily Express Coverage of ‘Restoring UK Law’

Boris Johnson urged to strip out all traces of EU law to escape Brussels’ clutches BREXIT Britain risks remaining entangled in the EU’s tentacles unless it ruthlessly strips out all vestiges of the bloc’s rules from the UK’s legal system in favour of common law, a top City lawyer has warned. Click here to read…

30th December – We have economic and legal independence. Now we must loosen the EU’s chokeholds

Professor David Collins’ blog for Politeia was quoted in the Telegraph:

22nd December – Government member calls for no-deal Brexit

Our Director, Jonathan Isaby, commenting on Andrea Jenkyns calls for no deal

7th December – The solution to the Covid economic crisis is more markets, not more government

Ludger Schuknecht summarises his new Politeia paper for City AM.

7th December – Jobs on rise around Britain as business confidence surges on vaccine hope

Meanwhile, Ludger Schuknecht, the former deputy secretary general of the OECD think tank, called for governments to cut back on spending and boost the private sector.

22nd November – Taxing our way out of Covid-19 crisis will backfire, Rishi Sunak warned

Taxing its way out of the Covid-19 crisis risks permanent economic stagnation and “would massively backfire” on the Government, the Chancellor has been warned…. Rishi Sunak is due to deliver his statement on the Spending Review to the House of Commons on Wednesday as the Prime Minister attempts a fresh start following the departure of Dominic Cummings and Lee…

22nd November – Cash-strapped UK taxpayers ‘can’t take anymore’ warns think tank

Research from the Politeia think tank warns that the UK is facing a future of “permanent economic stagnation” if it fails to control public spending. Former City economist David B Smith is concerned that Britain’s tax burden already appeared close to the upper limit of “historic sustainability” before the pandemic with government spending at the…

4th November – Jonathan Isaby joins CSFI to discuss UK’s post Brexit relationship with the EU

Our Director, Jonathan Isaby, joined the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation’s panel to discuss ‘The UK’s post Brexit relationship with Europe: What do we want – and what will the EU let us have?’ with Wolfang Munchau.

1st November – Brits could face crippling New Year tax rises to pay for huge Covid bill

Jonathan Isaby, director of the Politeia think tank, also sounded the alarm bell about the danger of tax hikes.

30th October – Future lawyers can bypass university degree under legal reforms

The reforms have triggered controversy ever since they were first mooted about five years ago. In 2016 Anthony Bradney, a law professor at Keele University, published an 18-page diatribe through the Politeia think tank

For a full list of Politeia and its contributors’ features in the media, please click here.