Andrew Lilico

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Dr Andrew Lilico is Executive Director and Principal of Europe Economics. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Economic Affairs and Chairman of the IEA/Sunday Times Monetary Policy Committee. As Chief Economist of Policy Exchange from 2009-10 he produced what the BBC has described as the "essential theory" behind the Coalition's initial deficit reduction strategy.

Friday, 10 August 2018

Boris is within his rights to disrespect the burka

Personally, I see no particular problem with niqabs or burqas. Their main function seems to me to be to allow …

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Monday, 2 July 2018

May's 'victory through capitulation' tactic is the biggest threat to Brexit

In 2015 and early 2016, David Cameron and his officials attempted to renegotiate Britain’s position within the EU. For all …

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Tuesday, 5 June 2018

May must go

I was never a fan of Theresa May. She won the 2016 leadership election by default and because the one …

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Monday, 16 April 2018

Who do Britons consider one of "us"?

Teams, firms, countries, alliances and families frequently require a sense of who is “us” and who is not. For what …

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Tuesday, 27 February 2018

If the EU didn’t like the December Phase 1 deal, it shouldn’t have agreed to it

It is reported today that EU negotiators will, on Wednesday, insist that “Northern Ireland must sign up to Brussels rules …

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Friday, 23 February 2018

Most Brexiteers never had a problem with the Single Market - it's the rest we didn't like

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Wednesday, 21 February 2018

How to make modern capitalism work

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Tuesday, 13 February 2018

We should cheer further interest rate rises, not fear them

Political and economic analysts are starting to expect the Bank of England to raise interest rates a little faster than …

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Thursday, 1 February 2018

Two new aspects of the equal pay debate

The issue of equal pay between men and women has been debated at length recently. Here I want to explore …

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