Julian Jessop on What We Are Missing in Discussions About a 'No Deal' Brexit
Cheif Economist at the Institute for Economic Affairs (IEA), Julian Jessop, was our guest on today's show. The IEA have been at the centre of controversy over their proposals for a 'no deal' Brexit, where people have accused them of being too positive with their analysis of Britain's prospects if we fail to reach a trade agreement with the EU. We wanted to take some time to have them lay out their reasoning behind their proposals and Jullian provided some really excellent insight into why most of our conversations about a 'no deal' are too simplistic. We were also able to chat briefly about the cash for access allegations being made by Greenpeace and The Guardian. Resources https://iea.org.uk/ https://iea.org.uk/publications/lets-get-ready-for-no-deal/ https://iea.org.uk/media/no-deal-with-eu-on-trade-post-brexit-does-not-mean-disaster-for-the-uk/ https://iea.org.uk/media/medical-supplies-wont-dry-up-if-the-government-plans-ahead/ https://iea.org.uk/films/project-fact-assessing-no-deal-brexit-scenarios/ https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/jul/29/rightwing-thinktank-ministerial-access-potential-us-donors-insitute-of-economic-affairs-brexit https://iea.org.uk/how-greenpeace-and-the-guardian-believe-the-iea-runs-the-world/ https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/jul/30/labour-calls-for-inquiry-into-iea-thinktank-over-cash-for-access-claims Music by Just Jim – https://soundcloud.com/justjim If you enjoyed what you read here you can follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to keep up to date with everything we are covering, or sign up to our mailing list! If you want to hear more from us you can check out our podcast, Chatter, or subscribe to us on iTunes or Spotify.