Matthew Elliott

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 Matthew Elliott is a senior fellow at the Legatum Institute.  

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15 September
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Shortly before parliament went into recess, the Prime Minister appointed Robbie Gibb as the government’s new director of communications. [...]

4 August
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The result of the first round of voting in the French presidential election pits centrist, pro-European Emmanuel Macron against [...]

24 April
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The Westminster village usually conducts its business behind closed doors. [...]

31 March
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In 2016, both Brexit and Trump took the markets by surprise. Will the so-called “rise of populism” continue into 2017? Its [...]

14 March
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Something strange is happening to Britain’s Europhiles. Over the past few years I have had the great pleasure of debating [...]

29 January
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After months of wrangling, Eurozone leaders and the Greek government finally seem to have reached an agreement on a third bailout [...]

14 July
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Not many people predicted Thursday’s monumental shift in the political tectonics, least of all the people paid to make the [...]

11 May
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A common theme in all the party manifestos this week has been a commitment to EU reform – aside from Ukip, which would like [...]

16 April
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Labour and the Conservatives have just gone another 12 rounds with Ukip, and lost. The inexorable rise of Ukip and the Rochester [...]

24 November
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UKIP’s victory in the Clacton by-election was historic, if not unpredictable. From the moment Douglas Carswell entered the [...]

13 October
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Ukip's victory in the Clacton by-election was historic, if not unpredictable. From the moment Douglas Carswell entered the room [...]

10 October
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WHEN the Prime Minister promised an EU referendum in January 2013, the idea that the UK might be better off outside the EU was [...]

25 September
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The prevailing winds of politics have not been kind to the City or the wider financial world of late. Politicians, often with [...]

4 August
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MAKE no mistake, these European elections are an earthquake that should make political leaders across the EU sit up and take [...]

27 May