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'Highly problematic, to put it mildly'

Deciphering the Conservative Party’s proposals for a new ‘British Bill of Rights’ is not an easy task, as the eight-page policy document is riddled with errors, distortions and imprecise language. What is more, their two main policy aims are highly problematic, argues
Colm O'Cinneide
9 October 2014
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Starts: Oct 9, 2014 12:00:00 AM

UK & EU: New Faces, Old Problems?

The row between Britain and its allies that accompanied the nomination of Jean-Claude Juncker as the new Commission President was seen by some as an effective short-term tactic from David Cameron. But the ‘Juncker bounce’ was short-lived and left Cameron in a long-term strategic pickle.
Paola Buonadonna
6 October 2014
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Starts: Oct 6, 2014 12:00:00 AM

Five lessons of the Juncker Affair

It is now three months since Jean-Claude Juncker was elected President of the Commission, against the express wishes of the British and Hungarian governments.  What lessons can we draw from this episode about British attitudes to the European Union?
6 October 2014
Prof Michael Shackleton
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Starts: Oct 6, 2014 12:00:00 AM

Policy Brief on the Future of Healthcare in Europe

10 May 2012

Outcome of a 2011 international conference, the brief considers four key ideas: That health is more than a medical problem; maintaining high-quality healthcare; access to healthcare and managing the costs of healthcare.


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Together with the UCL Grand Challenge of Human Wellbeing and UCL Public Policy, we have now published a policy brief to accompany the thought pieces and presentations accompanying our May 2011 international conference, "The Future of Healthcare in Europe", organised with the Finnish Institute in London.

Click on the image to download the policy brief.

Keywords:

  • European healthcare
  • Healthcare costs
  • Health inequalities

Further Resources:

For further resources, including publications and power point presentations, see our dedicated Event Review page.

Contact:

  • Sarah Chaytor, Head of Public Policy, Office of the Vice-Provost (Research)
  • Uta Staiger, Deputy Director, UCL European Institute