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"Trump has chosen an outspoken neoconservative hardliner to serve as his National Security Advisor" - expert comment

Dr. Georg Löfflmann from the Department of Politics and International Studies comments on the news that President Trump has appointed John Bolton as his National Security Adviser, replacing H.R.McMaster.


UK National Grid withdraws its warning - but are gas supplies secure? Expert comment.

"For the moment, National Grid has withdrawn its Gas Deficit warning, but this winter’s events serve to show just how fragile the UK’s gas security can be when demand soars or key infrastructure fails" - Professor Michael Bradshaw returns to the issue of gas security.


"A ‘cold shoulder from Brussels’ could be just as damaging as the ‘beast from the east!" - Professor Michael Bradshaw comments on gas security

"With GB demand surging to over 400mcm a day, a loss of capacity from any source of flexible supply, due to technical problems or an inability to attract sufficient gas from European markets, can lead to a supply emergency such as we see at present." - Professor Michael Bradshaw of Warwick Business School comments on warnings of insufficient supply and rising prices for gas.

Fri 02 March 2018, 11:56 | Tags: WBS, Expert comment, Faculty of Social Science, energy

Expert comment - what does it mean for trade if the UK remains in a customs union with the EU?

"the EU currently benefits from an extensive network of free trade agreements with third countries from which the UK will continue to benefit if it retains access to the Customs Union." Dr Andreas Kokkinis, School of Law, unpacks what Jeremy Corbyn's new policy commiting Labour to seeking a customs union with the EU after Brexit might mean for UK trade.


Jeremy Corbyn pledges Labour support for a customs union after Brexit - Prof Nigel Driffield comments

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has committed the Opposition to supporting a customs union after Brexit. Nigel Driffield, Professor of International Business at Warwick Business School, explores the implications of this new policy position for UK business.

Mon 26 February 2018, 12:28 | Tags: WBS, Brexit, Expert comment, Faculty of Social Science

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