Philip Booth presents evidence on devolution

The IEA's Academic and Research Director, Philip Booth, gave evidence on devolution and his proposal for a federal UK to the House of Lords Constitution Committee. The current constitutional settlement in the UK is dangerously unstable and EVEL will not solve the problem. Instead, the only long-term stable solution is to create a proper federal state with a very small number of powers held at UK level. Federal Britain: The case for decentralisationthe first paper from The Paragon Initiativeexplains the proposal.

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By Diego Zuluaga, 25th Nov 2015 (1 comment)

It is important to understand why we have come to a situation where the only solution deemed plausible to avoid bank bailouts and sovereign bankruptcies is to centralise virtually all financial regulation at EU level. Firstly, we need a Banking Union because Eurozone authorities are not prepared to let member countries default. Secondly, we need a Banking Union because sovereigns are not prepared to let financial institutions fail.

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