This report brings together an experienced group of top level economists, other professionals, parliamentarians, and businessmen to assess the No Deal option for departing from the European Union – that is, a departure without a trade deal on WTO terms, sometimes called a ‘World Trade Deal’.
Martin Howe QC sets out how Mrs May’s exercise will cloud the real issue by seeking to divert the debate on to arcane and recondite questions about the precise legal status of “interpretative agreements”.
Letter to the Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP calling for pressure on the Treasury
Martin Howe QC, Chairman of Lawyers for Britain, continues his series of briefings and dissections of the Withdrawal Agreement with this assessment of the way in which the Northern Ireland Protocol (which is part of the Agreement) would affect Northern Ireland differently from Great Britain.
Professor Patrick Minford’s submission to the House of Commons Treasury Select Committee
Michael Burrage’s submission to the House of Commons Treasury Select Committee
A short overview of the new Treasury forecasts.
Roger Bootle’s written evidence to the Treasury Select Committee
Following on from David Davis’ speech earlier today, Professor Patrick Minford has published some underlying analysis of the Treasury’s flawed assumptions.
Rt Hon David Davis MP’s speech at our event
This report shows that the least well off in Britain are “bearing the biggest burden” of the costs of unskilled migration.
The Chancellor should seize the economic benefits of Brexit to cut taxes and spend more on public services.
Our letter to the Chancellor asking that he release the Whitehall Brexit analysis so that “experts from all sides can study its methodology, assumptions and conclusions.”
This report is a response to the Chancellor discussing our work during a Lords Economic Affairs Select Committee.
This paper is an easily readable Guide to the only way of exiting from the EU under conditions that guarantee a Clean Brexit – a World Trade Deal under WTO rules.
This paper sets out how a World Trade Deal is the UK’s best next step
This paper sets out where the Government’s Brexit strategy has gone wrong and how it can get back on track – by pursuing a Canada-style deal.
This report argues that a World Trade Deal – under WTO rules that govern the vast bulk of global trade – is the best bet for the UK with Brexit talks bogged down and little sign of progress with a hostile and intransigent EU.
Patrick Minford sets out how the most recent doom-and-gloom forecasting of the Civil Service was wrong by £300 billion – brought on by their absurdly high assumptions about UK-EU trade barriers, equivalent to tariffs ranging between 8.1% and 30.6%.
Professor David Blake critiques the EU’s debt-fuelled maintenance of the single currency.