Sam Lowe

Sam Lowe

Senior research fellow
Areas of expertise 

International trade, European trade policy, rules of origin, the single market, Brexit, environmental co-operation, investor-state dispute settlement.

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BBC News: PM in Paris

22 August 2019
Sam Lowe, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform spoke to BBC News today about Prime Minister Johnson's visit to Paris today and his discussions with President Macron (from 12:26 mins).

NPR: Can UK's new Prime Minister pull off Brexit? Here's what to know

19 August 2019
Sam Lowe, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform, a London think tank, lays out what many consider is Johnson's Plan B or perhaps his ultimate strategy: "Boris Johnson calls a general election and uses the narrative, 'It's the people versus Parliament.

BBC Radio 5 Live - Brexitcast: Brex on the Beach

19 August 2019
Sam Lowe, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform joined Adam Flemming, Georgina Wright and Anand Menon to discuss the last few weeks in Brexit.

BBC Radio 4 - Today programme: US-UK trade deal: Too good to be true?

13 August 2019
Sam Lowe, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform discussed US-UK trade deals, and if deals could be done sector by sector (from 06.48am).

BBC News: Post-Brexit trade deals

13 August 2019
“One of the possibilities...is perhaps a deal by which Trump says to the UK I'll exclude you from my trade war tariffs if you support us on Huawei, or Iran, or China – this would technically be a quick deal if not a fully-fledged free trade agreement”, Sam Lowe, a...

Sky News: Brexit trade

13 August 2019
John Bolton is not a trade envoy–his concerns are Iran, China, Huawei “He is using the carrot of a potential free trade agreement with the US -something the UK and Brexit supporters have wanted for a while- as a means of applying pressure to the UK” Sam Lowe, a senior...

Radio 2 - Jeremy Vine: Facebook Ads and Trade Deals

13 August 2019
“The UK does need to decide: if it just wants to throw all its eggs into one basket with the US when at this moment in time the person running the US isn’t maybe the stable genius that he likes to think he is?” Sam Lowe, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform told Jeremy Vine (from 13:36).

Parliament Live: International Trade Committee - IT failures in the financial services sector

24 July 2019
Sam Lowe, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform, along with Dr Lorand Bartels, Dr Anna Jerzewska and Robert Hardy, gave evidence on IT failures in the financial services sector.

BBC Radio 4- Today programme: Brexit options

24 July 2019
Sam Lowe, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform discussed the potential Brexit options available to Boris Johnson and the trade-offs inherent to each (from 69 mins).

LBC: No deal Brexit GATT 24

26 June 2019
The no deal Brexit GATT 24 debate feels like a diversion, Sam Lowe , a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform tells Iain Dale on LBC – it would require an agreement, and it wouldn’t deal with no deal regulatory barriers/checks/documentation anyway.

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