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Maximilian Yoshioka, lead researcher for Legatum Institute's Centre for Entrepreneurs makes the business case in City A.M. for welcoming refugees.
Cristina Odone appears on BBC's Daily Politics as Guest of the Day
Friday, 24 February 2017
Our Director of our Cultural Transformation Programme Cristina Odone appeared on BBC's Daily Politics as Guest of the Day discussing topics including the recent by-elections in Copeland and Stoke and whether it should be possible for one MP to stop new legislation or if there is an argument that there are too many attempts at bringing in new legislation.
Maximilian Yoshioka writes in City A.M. about the opportunities for the UK in welcoming refugees
Thursday, 16 February 2017
Cristina Odone appears on BBC 1's Big Questions
Monday, 13 February 2017
Our Director of our Cultural Transformation Programme Cristina Odone spoke to Nicky Campbell and an invited audience in Leicester for the Big Questions on Sunday 12th Feb
Shanker Singham & Victoria Hewson in The Daily Telegraph: Britain and the EU can have a great free trade future
Thursday, 9 February 2017
Our Director of The Legatum Institute Special Trade Commission Shanker Singham and Senior Counsel to the Special Trade Commission, Victoria Hewson write for The Daily Telegraph about the positive free trade opportunities between Britain and the EU.
Shanker Singham talks to BBC Radio 4 Today Programme about US and UK Trade
Friday, 27 January 2017
Our Director of The Legatum Institute Special Trade Commission Shanker Singham spoke to Rob Young @robyougnuk about the potential for a UK and US Trade deal as the Prime Minister and President meet at the White House.
Baroness Stroud responds to the Supreme Court verdict on the triggering of Article 50
Tuesday, 24 January 2017
The CEO of the Legatum Institute and Conservative Peer, Baroness Stroud looks at the possible outcomes in Parliament and wider politics as a result of the Government losing this case.
Shanker Singham responds to President Trump's cancellation of TPP
Our Director of The Legatum Institute Special Trade Commission Shanker Singham responds to US President Donald Trump withdrawing from TPP by Executive Order. An expected move that Shanker argues could open the way to building Prosperity Zones. Something he believes a UK outside the EU could benefit from
"Lorenzo's Oil" Cristina Odone's speech to the BFI about her brother
Monday, 23 January 2017
At a screening at the BFI Cristina Odone our Director of Character and Values added a personal perspective to a showing of the 1992 film "Lorenzo's Oil". It stars Nick Nolte and Susan Sarandon, who play her father and step-mother who are trying to care for their son Lorenzo. He was Cristina's step brother and had adrenoleukodystrophy. This is the speech she gave
Our Special Trade Commission on what should be included in a UK Industrial Strategy
Shanker A. Singham, Chairman, Legatum Institute Special Trade Commission and Alice J. Brooks, Counsel, Legatum Institute Special Trade Commission outline what they see as crucial to any UK Industrial Strategy. HMG has published theirs here we post our report for those wishing to make comparison or analysis.
Baroness Stroud: "On the rise of Populism and Nationalism": A House of Lords debate.
Friday, 20 January 2017
In the House of Lords Our CEO Baroness Stroud contributed to a debate on the "challenges to the liberal international order posed by the development of populism and nationalism around the world". This is the speech she gave
Shanker Singham: Reaction to the Prime Ministers Speech on the UK Government's strategy for Brexit Negotiations
Tuesday, 17 January 2017
Our Director of the Legatum Institute Special Trade Commsission Shanker Singham was praised by Michael Gove (listen) for his expertise in the field of trade negotiation. Here is what he made of the Prime Ministers speech on the UK Government's plans for the negotiations to exit the EU once Article 50 is triggered.
Shanker Singham: speaking on what the UK Government needs to do to get the best Brexit deal
On BBC's Newsnight, and Today Programme Our Director of the Legatum Institute Special trade Commsission Shanker Singham was praised by Michael Gove (listen) Contributed to a report on the chances of US/UK trade deal being done, in Donald Trump's words "quickly and properly" (watch at 25:52) and laid out how the Prime Minister should tackle the Brexit negotiations and Free Trade deals with other countries (listen)
Shanker Singham: Why we must leave the Customs Union
Saturday, 7 January 2017
In an article for Brexit Central the Legatum Institute's Shanker Singham explains why leaving the Customs Union is the only sensible way to restore the ability of the UK to set its own trade policy.
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