Prof Sara Hobolt, Sutherland Chair in European Institutions, LSE European Institute
Mark Leonard, Director, ECFR
Jacqueline Minor, Head, European Commission Representation in the UK
Peter Wilding, Director, British Influence
Robin Lustig, Journalist; former Presenter of BBC Radio 4’s The World Tonight
On 7 May 2015, the British general election was held. A few days after the results were announced, our panel of experts discussed what direction the new government will take Britain in and how it will approach the EU referendum in 2017.
Prof Sara Hobolt is Sutherland Chair in European Institutions at the LSE European Institute. Previously, she has held posts at the University of Oxford and the University of Michigan.
Mark Leonard is co-founder and Director of the European Council on Foreign Relations. He is the author of ‘The British Problem and what it means for Europe’.
Jacqueline Minor is Head of the European Commission Representation in the UK.
Peter Wilding is the founder and director of British Influence. In 20 years of working in European affairs he has practised and lectured as a solicitor in EU law, been head of media for the Conservative party in the European parliament, and European director of BskyB.
Robin Lustig is a journalist. He has presented the World Tonight on BBC Radio 4 and Newshour on the BBC World Service for 23 years.