ABC: EU and Brexit - the view from the Continent

Camino Mortera-Martinez
15 November 2020
Camino Mortera-Martinez, a senior research fellow at the CER spoke to ABC as the UK is just weeks away from the EU exit door.

Parliament Live: International Trade Committee - UK trade negotiations: Agreement with Japan

Sam Lowe
11 November 2020
Sam Lowe, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform gave evidence to the International Trade Committee on the UK's trade negotiations and agreement with Japan.

ERR: "Välisilm": käesolev nädal on Brexiti leppe jaoks viimane võimalus

09 November 2020
Ka Suurbritanniast pärit analüütiku Ian Bondi sõnul on Euroopa Liidu käes olndu trumbid algusest peale.
"Suurbritannia kaotab kaubavahetuses väga suure osa oma sisemajanduse koguproduktist ajal, mil majandus kannatab nagunii juba koroonapandeemia mõjude all. Euroopa Liidu ja Suurbritannia kaubavahetuse sõltuvuses üksteisest on väga suur ebavõrdsus. Need inimesed, kes on rääkinud, et Suurbritannia...

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. 

Euranet Plus: Migration pact: EU lawmakers ask for greater clarity

Camino Mortera-Martinez
07 October 2020
Camino Mortera-Martinez, of the Centre for European Reform think-tank, shares the view that the Commission’s proposal does not address the issue of the countries of first arrival. But reinforced cooperation is not appropriate in this case, the researcher says.

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

Daniel Keohane
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.

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).

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).

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,

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.

IIEA: What next for Belarus?

31 August 2020
In his webinar presentation to the IIEA, Charles Grant, director of the CER reflects on the widespread demonstrations and strike actions across Belarus which have greeted Alexander Lukashenko’s contested re-election as President, an office he has held since 1994.

TRT World Newsmaker: Belarus' opposition uprising

20 August 2020
Charles Grant, director of the Centre for European Reform spoke to TRT about the current situation in Belarus.

Sky News: Post-Brexit talks between the UK and the European Union are still ongoing as deal has not yet been made

Sam Lowe
22 July 2020
“I don’t think we should rule out that there will be a trade agreement...we should take statements released with five months to go suggesting...talks have broken down with a pinch of salt", Sam Lowe, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Refor tells Sky News.

BBC Newsnight: Frictonless borders in Ireland

Sam Lowe
14 July 2020
Sam Lowe, a senior research fellow at the CER told Newsnight, "What we do know is that good exiting Great Britain and going to Northern Ireland there will be customs declarations for products of animal origin and inspections and document checks entering Northern Ireland"

Studio Berlin: Will Germany’s EU Council Presidency move Europe forward?

Christian Odendahl
24 June 2020
Chancellor Angela Merkel and her cabinet today are discussing what to do when Germany takes the helm of the EU Council on July 1.

Progressive Governance: Economists leaders panel - Will austerity return? Economic policy post-Covid19

Christian Odendahl
18 June 2020
Christian Odendahl, chief economist at the Centre for European Reform joined Megan Greene, and Adam Tooze to discuss economic policy post-COVID-19 at the Progressive Governance, digital summit 2020.