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4 12, 2018

NEW GB POLLING: Theresa May digs her heels against rejection of her Withdrawal Agreement

By | December 4th, 2018|As We See It, Latest News & Events, Media Materials|

by Brian Monteith, Director of Communications at Global Britain NEW POLLING on the Withdrawal Agreement commissioned by Global Britain contains no good news for the Prime Minister. Not even a scintilla of Christmas cheer. The headline result is that more people support what is known as “No Deal” than support her supposed deal with the European [...]

29 11, 2018

Media release: Treasury and Bank of England forecasts are eccentric and demeaning to their reputations

By | November 29th, 2018|Media Materials|

Media Release Thursday 29th November: embargo immediate Treasury and Bank of England forecasts are eccentric and demeaning to their reputations Yesterday both HM Treasury and the Bank of England issued their assessment of the impact of various BREXIT scenarios and in particular ‘no deal BREXIT.’  Commenting, Global Britain Director Ewen Stewart said, "We are at a complete loss to [...]

20 11, 2018

Media Release: Fact – NOT Friction: Exploding the myths of leaving the Customs Union

By | November 20th, 2018|Media Materials|

Media Release Tuesday 20th November (embargoed until 10.00am) The European Research Group (ERG) and Global Britain are today publishing: Fact – NOT Friction: Exploding the myths of leaving the Customs Union. Theresa May's EU proposal will keep the UK in the EU Customs Union because UK negotiators feared that any new customs procedures would impose [...]

13 11, 2018

Global Britain argues Chequers is the Single Market by another name at Bruges Group conference

By | November 13th, 2018|Latest News & Events, Media Materials|

Global Britain director Ewen Stewart was one of an impressive array of speakers at the Bruges Group conference held at the Royal Over-Seas League on Saturday 1o November. Ewen presented the recent Global Britain paper, Chequers: the Single Market by another name and took questions afterwards. The large lively audience was both attentive and supportive and gave a [...]

3 09, 2018

Media Release: New polling suggests Chequers will cost Conservatives their majority

By | September 3rd, 2018|Latest News & Events, Media Materials|

  New polling suggests Chequers will cost Conservatives their majority   Global Britain has today published on its website polling undertaken in the 44 most marginal Conservative Party constituencies after the Prime Minister’s Chequers negotiating position was agreed and it sends a warning to drop the proposal of face certain electoral defeat.  Commenting on its [...]

28 02, 2017

Media Release: £30 billion cost of EU migrants threatens UK pensions and benefits

By | February 28th, 2017|Media Materials|

Embargo: immediate Tuesday 28 February 2017 £30 billion cost of EU migrants threatens UK pensions and benefits New report demonstrates immigration to UK from EU costs £30bn a year rather than provide additional tax revenues Low-paid jobs contribute little to UK economy but cost the Treasury in public services and unfunded benefits Only leaving the [...]

18 01, 2017

The PM’s “Global Britain speech” – our response

By | January 18th, 2017|Latest News & Events, Media Materials|

Here, as a PDF, and below is the full text of the Prime Minister’s “Global Britain speech” delivered on 17 January 2017 – with our analysis and response added. Global Britain welcomes the Prime Minister’s Lancaster House speech Global Britain – the think tank that has for the last twenty years put the business case [...]

18 01, 2017

The PM’s “Global Britain speech” – in full

By | January 18th, 2017|Latest News & Events, Media Materials|

Here, as a pdf, and below is the full text of the Prime Minister's "Global Britain speech" delivered at Lancaster House on 17 January 2017.   The government's negotiating objectives for exiting the EU The Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon Theresa May MP Lancaster House, London   17 January 2017   Introduction “A little over [...]

19 10, 2016

Media Release: UK liability if Deutsche Bank fails needs to be identified

By | October 19th, 2016|Media Materials|

Embargo: 06.00 am Wednesday 19 October 2016 UK liability if Deutsche Bank fails needs to be identified ‘The Deutsche Bank liability’ written by Bob Lyddon, a City management consultant with considerable experience of the banking sector, explains why Deutsche Bank is in trouble and how the UK could be stung for billions of pounds. Commenting [...]

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