Gerard Lyons

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Former trade chief Pascal Lamy. “This is not poetry. This is business, and we have to be realistic.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The idea that there will be a frictionless border between the Republic and Northern Ireland when Britain leaves the European Union (EU) is a “fairy ta(...)

Britain’s international trade secretary Liam Fox: “Control of our own borders was one of the elements we wanted in the referendum.” Photograph:  Reuters

Unregulated free movement of labour after Brexit would “not keep faith” with the EU referendum result, Britain’s international trade secretary Liam Fo(...)

A report commissioned by London mayor Boris Johnson predicts job losses in the event the UK leaves the EU. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

London could lose more than a million jobs if Britain quits the EU and fails to adopt more outward-looking trade policies, according to a report comm(...)

A former city of London economist and now economic adviser to the city’s mayor, Gerard Lyons takes a positive view of the prospects for the world econ(...)