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 Radio 4 - Today Programme: Brexit talks

07 December 2020
Sam Lowe a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform spoke to Nick Robinson about the UK's choices: either accept tariffs on day one, when there isn't a deal, or risk them being imposed in future if it breaches commitments.

BBC News: Brexit: PM talks with EU chief

07 December 2020
Sam Lowe, senior research fellow at ther CER spoke to BBC News about why the UK's provisional willingness to remove some Internal Market Bill clauses could spell good news for a UK-EU trade deal.

BBC Radio Scotland: Brexit talks - trade deal?

07 December 2020
Sam Lowe, a senior research fellow at the CER, spoke to BBC Radio Scotland this lunchtime about why we should be realistic about what a UK-EU trade deal can achieve, but the importance of one nonetheless.

Parliament Live: International Trade Committee - UK trade negotiations: Agreement with Japan

11 November 2020
Sam Lowe, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform gave evidence to the International Trade Committee on the UK's trade negotiations and agreement with Japan.

Channel 4 News: What does a Biden presidency mean for US-UK relations?

07 November 2020
Sam Lowe of the Centre for European Reform spoke to Channel 4 News about the impact of a Biden presidency for the UK will be the shape of the future ‘special relationship’ with the United States

BBC News: Brexit negotiations

15 October 2020
Sam Lowe, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform spoke to BBC News about the Brexit negotiations and the conclusions of the European Council. 

Do you think the UK really cares about getting a US trade deal?

Financial Times
21 September 2020
Despite a trade deal with the US being popular with many in the Conservative party, it does not appear to be a number one priority for Number 10.

Brexit : «Un accord de libre-échange éviterait le chaos aux frontières»

Liberation
07 September 2020
Pour le chercheur Sam Lowe, le Royaume-Uni et l’Union européenne doivent s’éloigner de leurs positions initiales afin d’arriver à un compromis.

BBC Parliament: Wales and Brexit Committee

03 September 2020
Coverage of a Welsh Affairs Committee session taking evidence on the implications of Brexit for trade in Wales, with witnesses including Mujtaba Rahman of the Eurasia Group, Sam Lowe of the Centre for European Reform and Shanker Singham of Competere.

CPTPP — as easy as one, two, three?

Prospect
04 August 2020
The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), a trade agreement between 11 countries including Japan, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, is all the rage in Westminster.