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Sir Ivan Rogers: voice of reason in fraught diplomatic environment

It was reported yesterday that Sir Ivan Rogers - the UK's top diplomat in Brussels - has resigned from his role, ahead of the Brexit negotiaions.

Dr Megan Dee, Associate Research Fellow at the University of Warwick, discusses the implications of the situation.

Ofsted boss claims school performance link to Brexit vote - expert comment

The failure to improve schools in some parts of England has contributed to the feeling of being ignored revealed in the Brexit vote accoridng to the chief inspector of schools, Sir Michael Wilshaw. Dr Elizabeth Jones Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Economics,analyses his statement.

Thu 01 December 2016, 18:15 | Tags: Economics, Academic Staff, Brexit, Britain, Education

What would be the impact of a Brexit on UK citizens and UK constitution? Asks Dr Tom Flynn

"'We want out country back’, say the leave campaign. The problem is, they can’t get it back because they never lost it.

Mon 20 June 2016, 14:45 | Tags: Politics, Expert comment, Britain

Britain needs Europe a lot more than Europe needs Britain

'Isolation is costly'. Dennis Novy, Associate Professor, Department of Economics discusses why Britain needs Europe a lot more than Europe needs Britain.

Fri 09 October 2015, 12:59 | Tags: Politics, Economics, Expert comment, Europe, Britain

Professor Nigel Driffield from the Warwick Business School shares some thoughts on the chancellor inviting China to bid for HS2 contracts

The first issue to address is whether this is seeking to attract trade or foreign investment. The wording of the text is that they want Chinese companies to tender for certain parts of the infrastructure, which essentially suggests trade – ie importing sub-assemblies, components, even trains from China (or the lines themselves).

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