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Welcome to the new RPI website

Dec. 3, 2019

We are pleased to launch the new RPI website. Please do bear with us, as some areas are still under construction.

As well as announcing any current activities of the RPI, the website aims to provide an archive of RPI research, publications, and events since its inaugural seminar in Michaelmas Term 1991.

We will be grateful to receive feedback and suggestions. Please contact the webmaster Julia Gibert

De Gaulle, Gaitskell and the single market—to understand Britain’s relationship with Europe, consider this historic counterfactual

May 30, 2019

What if… Britain had never joined the European Economic Community, later the EU? We would have joined the EEA instead and our present troubles would have resolved themselves far sooner...

Read George Yarrow's blog for Prospect Magazine here

The RPI Council of Management welcomes back David Gray

May 22, 2019

We are very pleased to announce that David Gray will re-join the RPI Council of Management with immediate effect (25 February 2019). Many of you will already know David from his many roles with regulatory bodies, and his frequent contributions to RPI conferences and seminars.

David is Chairman of Mutual Energy, an energy infrastructure company in Northern Ireland, and a non-executive director of the CAA. David spent 30 years working in financial markets as an investment analyst and subsequently in corporate finance, when he led HSBC’s team in the energy sector. From 2003 – 2007 he was an executive director of Ofgem where he led the Networks division. He subsequently advised government on the economic regulation of airports and led a review of the water sector regulator, Ofwat. He returned to Ofgem as Chair from 2013 to 2018.

The Council of Management is delighted to add David’s considerable experience to the Institute's governing body

New Blog Post published

Jan. 12, 2019

George Yarrow has just published a new blogpost. Read it here: What does the UK want?

New Paper published

Dec. 1, 2018

A new paper has been published. Read it here: Brexit and the single market