Clean Brexit: why leaving the EU still makes sense

Hosted by the European Institute and the Institute of Public Affairs

Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building


Liam Halligan

Liam Halligan

Dr Gerard Lyons

Dr Gerard Lyons


Professor Tony Travers

Professor Tony Travers

In their latest book Clean Brexit, which they will discuss at this event, Liam Halligan and Gerard Lyons offer a vision of how Britain, and the world, can make a great success of Brexit. If the negotiations go well, the UK could become an inspiration for voters elsewhere in Europe who have long demanded EU reform. Unashamedly optimistic about Britain’s future, they argue that leaving the EU provides an opportunity for the UK to re-invent its economy, while reclaiming our place as a premier global trading nation.

Liam Halligan (@LiamHalligan) is a British economist, journalist and broadcaster.

Gerard Lyons (@DrGerardLyons) is a leading UK and international economist and writer.

Tony Travers is Director of the Institute of Public Affairs.

This lecture is part of the LSE Programme on Brexit.

The LSE European Institute (@LSEEI) is a centre for research and graduate teaching on the processes of integration and fragmentation within Europe. In the most recent national Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) the Institute was ranked first for research in its sector.

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