Charles Grant

Charles Grant

Director
Areas of expertise 

Britain's EU referendum, the 'future of Europe' debate, the euro, Russia, European foreign and defence policy and China's relations with the West.

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Charles Grant

FT podcast - Rachman review: The future of Europe

04 January 2024
It's an important year for the European Union, which holds parliamentary elections in June. As geopolitical turbulence continues to test the strength of global alliances, will Europe pursue further integration or start to pull apart? Gideon discusses these questions, and the role played by European Commission presidents, past and present, with Charles Grant, director of the Centre for European Reform in London.
Charles Grant

Radio 4 - Last Word: Jacques Delors

31 December 2023
Charles Grant spoke with Kirsty Lang on Jacques Delors, the politician and architect of the modern EU (from 0:45).
CER review of 2023: What's next for Europe?

CER review of 2023: What's next for Europe?

20 December 2023
Eight of our researchers reflect on the past year and look ahead to 2024.
EU enlargement is not a foregone conclusion

EU enlargement is not a foregone conclusion

Financial Times
14 December 2023
It will be a slow process and European leaders will have their work cut out persuading voters of the merits.
Labour's European conundrum

Labour's European conundrum

Renewal
10 December 2023
If and when the Labour Party takes office, it will come under pressure to negotiate a much better Brexit deal than that bequeathed by Boris Johnson.
Charles Grant

CNBC: China sees the EU as a potential partner in a multipolar world

07 December 2023
Charles Grant, director at the Centre for European Reform, discusses EU-China relations on CNBC.
CER Podcast: Can EU enlargement happen without reform?

CER Podcast: Can EU enlargement happen without reform?

06 December 2023
Charles Grant, Camino Mortera-Martinez and Luigi Scazzieri discuss EU enlargement and institutional reform.
Charles Grant

The Spectator podcast: Has Brexit failed?

07 October 2023
Seven years after the Brexit vote, Katy Balls is joined for a fringe panel from the Conservative Party Conference to discuss if voting to leave the EU was worth it, where the wins are and if opportunities are being missed. Katy Balls in conversation with John Redwood MP, Theresa Villiers MP, Camilla Cavendish, Charles Grant, CER and Vote Leave founder Matthew Elliott.
CER Podcast: A European strategy for Labour

CER Podcast: A European strategy for Labour

27 September 2023
Charles Grant and Neil Kinnock discuss a European strategy for Labour.
Charles Grant

Sky News: What's the significance of Starmer's EU comments?

21 September 2023
"One of the benefits of Brexit is supposed to be that the British are free to set their own rules."

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