Jack Peat

Jack Peat

Jack is a business and economics journalist and the founder of The London Economic (TLE).

He has contributed articles to VICE, Huffington Post and Independent and is a published author.

Jack read History at the University of Wales, Bangor and has a Masters in Journalism from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Budget Summer Classics Cars

Budget Summer Classics

By Will Robinson Around this time every year, as the knowledge that spring has well and truly sprung dawns upon of the capital, you may notice a few curious and interesting behavioural patterns emerge among London's general populous. These include the universal agreement that getting drunk on Pimms at two in...


Will Google kill TTIP (and does it even matter)?

By Alan Owens, Partner and Head of Technology at law firm DWF The current Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations explicitly fail to address the big issues facing the global tech industry – data and US dominance. These issues have come right to the fore following the recent EU...

The Imitation Game: Boris on Churchill

To what extent is the Mayor of London Boris Johnson a political duplication of our revered war-time Prime Minister Winston Churchill? For all the undertones of that question littered across in the mayor’s latest book, The Churchill Factor, it is worth exploring. The first thing to note is that Johnson will...

A Pacifist’s Guide to Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day is a tricky time of year for pacifists. How do you pay your respects to all those who fell in the World Wars without subscribing to the propagandist nature of remembrance, the glorification of war and the unavoidable political entwinement of it all?  Armistice Day is a celebration...

EXCLUSIVE: Multi-million pound Boris Island plans sink

Freedom of Information request reveals the cost of failed Boris Island plans.  Despite extensive publicity and substantial resources, Boris Johnson’s grandiose hub island airport failed to land a spot on the Airports Commission’s shortlist for expanding UK airport capacity. The three options earmarked for further consideration included adding a third...

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