Wednesday, 4 January 2017

Rogers' Resignation is an overblown storm in an undersized tea-cup

Sir Ivan Rogers, UK Ambassador to the EU, has resigned. The commentariat cries “Why?” and theories float of internal chaos,..

By Andrew Lilico

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Andrew Marr right asking extremist Remainers to face reality

Sigh. Andrew Marr wrote a piece. It didn’t pretend to be a work of genius, but I quite liked it nonetheless...

By Andrew Lilico

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

If Italy won’t accept bail-ins for its failing banks, how can the euro work at all?

In the financial crisis of 2007-2009, a central flaw in the West’s financial capitalist system was exposed. Since the Continental..

By Andrew Lilico

Monday, 28 November 2016

Does fund management prove capitalism is flawed?

Is capitalism flawed at its financial heart? Many people claim it is. They say financial markets are not efficient and..

By Andrew Lilico

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Time for Britain to negotiate a trade deal with President Trump

Donald Trump is going to be president. Trump was pro-Brexit and will want Brexit to succeed. Furthermore, he wants to..

By Andrew Lilico

Thursday, 27 October 2016

Of course Britain can - and will - sign non-EU trade deals

Suppose a lawyer came to the Prime Minister and said the following. “It turns out that, under the EU Treaties,..

By Andrew Lilico

Friday, 14 October 2016

The EU could struggle to survive attempting to “punish” the UK

During the Eurozone crisis, many commentators suggested that a country leaving the euro could trigger its collapse, by triggering a..

By Andrew Lilico

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

How “regulatory equivalence” might help the City post-Brexit

One of the most important issues for the City in the Brexit negotiations concerns “passporting” and “regulatory equivalence”. As matters..

By Andrew Lilico

Friday, 7 October 2016

The May government is making a big mistake on EU immigration

Theresa May, Amber Rudd, Philip Hammond and Jeremy Hunt all campaigned to Remain in the EU. I campaigned to leave...

By Andrew Lilico