CrossRail – what will happen if Brexit goes ahead?

Crossrail is London’s $20 billion high-speed train line, which plans to start taking passengers late next year, and is believed to be Europe’s biggest infrastructure project. What future does it have in Brexit Britain? A thought-provoking article by Michael Kimmerman in the New York Times – London’s New Subway Symbolized the Future. Then Came Brexit […]

Professor Stephen Haseler 9/1/1942 – 20/7/2017

We are deeply saddened to inform you of the death of Professor Stephen Haseler, a most distinguished member of the Council of the Federal Trust. A prominent advocate of remaining in the EU, Haseler had been greatly encouraged in past weeks by recent developments in the Brexit debate. He hoped and believed that opposition to […]

We Need Statesmanship

Britain has stumbled into negotiating its future relationship with Europe without a clear vision of the outcome that our people now want, still less a strategy for getting there. Neither the ruling Conservative party nor the opposition Labour party has been able to articulate a credible view of the UK’s future place in Europe, let […]

Why Leave? A Call to Leavers AND Remainers

Monica Threlfall, vice chairman, London4Europe, argues that Remainers must become more prominent in their belief that the UK should still refrain from leaving the EU, and the June elections has only made this more urgent. Britain can have a strong role to play in the EU, becoming prominent in ensuring greater well-being for all its […]

Letters to the Editor: The case for a second referendum

Since George Osborne became editor, the Evening Standard has become a must-read for its clear analysis of the harm of Brexit and its recognition that the Brexit likely to be on offer will bear little resemblance to any of the Brexits promised in 2016. Nonetheless, the Evening Standard does not take that analysis through to […]