Category Brexit

RTE 1 Radio – Brexit: Trading on WTO terms

Pascal Lamy, former World Trade Organisation Director General & President Emeritus of the Jacques Delors Institute, discusses what a no-deal Brexit and trading on WTO terms would actually mean. RTE 1 radio – Lisen to his interview – 14 December 2020

LBC radio – interview on Brexit

Pascal Lamy was interviewed on LBC radio on Sunday 13rd December 2020

No deal on post-Brexit data rules ‘deeply problematic’ for UK science, researchers warn

As trade talks go to the wire, former science minister says UK could end up with ‘third best option’ on access to Horizon Europe science programme By Éanna Kelly Failure to strike a deal with the EU on cross-border data flows could leave UK research in a “deeply problematic” place after the Brexit transition year ends, […]

Top scientists push ‘final opportunity’ for EU-UK research deal

Leaked letter from leading scientists warns of ‘long-term consequences’ if UK does not participate in Horizon Europe. BY CRISTINA GALLARDO AND CHARLIE COOPER LONDON — Top researchers in the U.K. and Europe have called on leaders to use the final stages of Brexit talks to reach a deal on science collaboration, warning of the “fundamental and long-term consequences” […]

BBC Radio 4 – Any Questions?

Greg Hands MP, Dan Jarvis MP, Pascal Lamy, Baroness Stuart Link to the Podcast on BBC 4 radio

Jointed Letter to Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission and Boris Johnson, British Prime Minister

Dear President von der Leyen and Prime Minister Johnson, For the last four years, the European and UK research community has been calling for continued scientific cooperation post-Brexit. In this late state of the negotiations, we urge you to find a compromise. This is the final opportunity to use these negotiations to ensure that future […]