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The Impact of Brexit on London

Hosted by the European Institute and the Institute of Public Affairs

CLM 5.02, Clement House, United Kingdom

Speakers

Naomi Clayton

Niamh Moloney

Chair

Professor Tony Travers

London is important for the UK’s economy and tax yield.  It is also the seat of government where many Brexit-related decisions are being taken.  It was the only region of England that voted ‘remain’ in the referendum.  The Mayor  and London businesses have been arguing for special migration and trading rules for the capital and its industries.  There are threats to the City of London’s dominance. Yet London is amazingly resilient.  This panel will explore how London is different and how Brexit might affect the city’s future.

Naomi Clayton is Policy and Research Manager at Centre for Cities. Naomi joined the Centre for Cities in March 2011 from the Work Foundation where she worked as a Senior Researcher leading a major research programme on labour market disadvantage. She has also completed a Fellowship with the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust exploring US cities’ approaches to improving young people’s employment prospects. 

Niamh Moloney is Professor of Law at LSE Law Department. She is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin and Harvard Law School. She specializes in EU financial market regulation and wrote the first monograph on this topic, now in its third edition (EU Securities and Financial Markets Regulation, Oxford University Press, 2014). Her other books include The Regulatory Aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis (Cambridge University Press, 2012, with John C. Coffee, Eilís Ferran, and Jennifer Hill) and How to Protect Investors. Lessons from the EU and the UK (Cambridge University Press, 2010).

Tony Travers  is Director of LSE London, a research centre at The London School of Economics and Political Science. He is also a Visiting Professor in LSE’s Department of Government. His key research interests include local and regional government and public service reform. He is currently an advisor to the House of Commons Children, Schools and Families Select Committee and the Communities and Local Government Select Committe. 

 

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