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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Bloomberg Westminster: Wales under water

17 February 2020
Plaid Cymru Leader Adam Price joins us from flood-hit Pontypridd where he says many of those affected are still in a state of shock. He calls for hardship support for the large number of people who have lost everything and are uninsured. Plus, Charles Grant director of the Centre for...

How the EU can survive Brexit

The New Statesman
05 February 2020
There are tensions between Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel – but unless France and Germany can work together the bloc will fragment.

BBC Radio 4 - The Briefing Room: How to do a trade deal

30 January 2020
For the first time in decades the UK will now negotiate its own trade deals. David Aaronovitch explores our options and likely outcomes. Free trade deals can take years and require hundreds of highly skilled staff in what are described as the biggest games of poker you can play.

CER podcast: Brexit bulletin special

29 January 2020
In this special Brexit episode of the CER podcast, Charles Grant explains why the CER is still needed after Brexit; Sam Lowe discusses the future of UK-EU trade; and Ian Bond explores the fate of UK foreign policy.

The Spectator - Edition podcast: Is there a new Anglo-French bromance?

24 January 2020
Is a new Anglo-French bromance blossoming? Emmanuel Macron certainly seems like he needs an ally.

SPTV: Article 50 enquiry - Withdrawal Agreement and Negotiation of the Future Relationshi

23 January 2020
Charles Grant gave evidence to the Scottish Parliament Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee’s Article 50 Inquiry.

CER podcast: Reviewing 2019

18 December 2019
CER researchers review the year 2019, and discuss what to expect in 2020. The conversation spans the future UK-EU relationship; the fraying of the transatlantic link; China; the state of Franco-German relations; and the EU economy.

BBC News: MPs return to Westminster

16 December 2019
Charles Grant, director of the Centre for European Reform outlined the trade-off between post-Brexit trade deals with the EU and the US of BBC News.

The UK in a Changing Europe: Brexit: What next?

31 October 2019
Charles Grant, director of the Centre for European Reform joined Professor Helen Thompson, Stephen Bush and Professor Anand Menon to discuss 'Brexit: What next?'.

CER podcast: What next for Brexit?

23 October 2019
Charles Grant and Beth Oppenheim discuss what will happen next with the Brexit process, as well as what the future UK-EU relationship could look like.

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