Topics of discussion: During this off-the-record roundtable, the Open Society European Policy Institute will discuss the outcome of the May general election and what it means for Britain's economy, the Scottish question, the prospects for David Cameron’s EU negotiation agenda, and Britain’s foreign and defence policy.
A light lunch will be served from 12.30. The discussion will start at 13.00.
- Introduction and moderator: Heather Grabbe, director, OSEPI
- The UK’s domestic concerns – what is the new government dealing with at home and how will this affect its relationship with the EU: Simon Tilford, deputy director at CER
- The UK’s foreign and defence policy and the EU: Ian Bond, director, foreign policy, CER
- Observations and conclusions: Stephen Fidler, Brussels editor, The Wall Street Journal.
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