The Second Reading of the BREXIT Bill – what the opposition parties say

The Second Reading of the BREXIT Bill – what the opposition parties say

By Boni Sones In this special CBR documentary Boni Sones, a CBR Policy Associate and Executive Producer of parliamentaryradio.com, talks to three opposition MPs and candidates about the Second Reading of the Brexit Bill: Seema Malhotra for Labour, Eilidh Whiteford SNP and Julian Huppert LD Candidate. 1 February 2017 Seema Malhotra Labour MP for Felton… Read more

Hinkley Point C Revisited

Hinkley Point C Revisited

by Simon Deakin, Charlotte Sausman & David Howarth, University of Cambridge Further developments in the Nuclear Power Contract The contract to build Hinkley Point C signed in September 2016 by Ministers and EDF energy and the Chinese company CGN is by far the most complex and one of the longest running UK contracts agreement ever entered into by… Read more

CBR Economic Forecast 2017

CBR Economic Forecast 2017

 by Simon Deakin, Graham Gudgin & Ken Coutts, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge The Graham Gudgin, Ken Coutts and Neil Gibson working paper 483: “The Macro-Economic Impact of Brexit: Using the CBR Macro-Economic Model of the UK Economy (UKMOD) can be found at http://www.jbs.cam.ac.uk/fileadmin/user_upload/centre-for-business-research/downloads/working-papers/wp483revised.pdf  Economists at the Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge,… Read more

Labour Standards and Labour Law Reforms in the Rising Powers: Trends and Prospects in Public and Private Regulations

Labour Standards and Labour Law Reforms in the Rising Powers: Trends and Prospects in Public and Private Regulations

Professor Simon Deakin, Director, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge narrates and speaks about his work in this two-part audio documentary on the workshop. The researchers are interviewed by Boni Sones OBE. In Part One we hear from Simon Deakin and: Parisa Bastani, Louise Bishop, Prabirjit Sarkar, Bimal Arora, and Corinna Braun-Munzinger.  In Part Two… Read more

Black Monday in Westminster: statement, after statement after statement…

Black Monday in Westminster: statement, after statement after statement…

Podcast by Gisela Stuart MP, Chair of Vote Leave, Seema Malhotra MP who had just left Labour’s shadow cabinet, and the LD Business spokes Baroness Burt We talk to Gisela Stuart MP, Chair of Vote Leave, Seema Malhotra MP who had just left Labour’s shadow cabinet, and the LD Business spokes Baroness Burt. Historians will… Read more

What next for Brexit?

What next for Brexit?

Podcast by Professor Simon Deakin, Director, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge Simon Deakin, Professor of Law, University of Cambridge and Director of the Centre for Business Research discusses the options the UK government now faces in preparing to Brexit from the European Union following the “Leave” vote in the country’s referendum. Deakin says… Read more

Brexit, labour rights and migration: what’s really at stake

Brexit, labour rights and migration: what’s really at stake

  by Professor Simon Deakin, Director, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge Podcast by Boni Sones, OBE, Policy Associate at the CBR and Executive Producer, ParliamentaryRadio.com In a new podcast Simon Deakin, the Director of the Centre for Business Research and Professor of Law at the University of Cambridge examines the issue of whether… Read more

Brexit would make the UK less democratic, not more

Brexit would make the UK less democratic, not more

by Professor Simon Deakin, Director, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge Podcast by Boni Sones, OBE, Policy Associate at the CBR and Executive Producer, ParliamentaryRadio.com From the very beginning of the debate over Britain’s place in Europe, it has been argued that membership of the EU and its predecessors would entail a loss of… Read more

George Osborne’s 2016 Budget

George Osborne’s 2016 Budget

    by Boni Sones OBE, Policy Associate at the CBR and Executive Producer, ParliamentaryRadio.com The Political Editors, the MPs, and the campaigner Jamie Oliver George Osborne’s eighth budget got a mixed reaction from MPs and lobby journalists. No sooner had he sat down on the green benches beside the Prime Minister, David Cameron, than… Read more