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A conversation with new MCPP CEO Douglas Carswell

By: Frank Corder - February 2, 2021

The Mississippi Center for Public Policy announced the hiring of their new CEO Douglas Carswell in January 2021.  MCPP is a free market think tank founded nearly 30 years ago.  The organization advocates for evidence-based approaches to public policy, mainly among state leaders and lawmakers at the state Capitol.

Carswell was a Member of Parliament in Britain for 12 years. He co-founded Vote Leave, the official campaign that won the Brexit referendum. He was instrumental in helping to ensure that a Brexit vote was held and then won. He switched parties and forced a by-election to help put the issue at the top of the political agenda.

Learn more about Carswell and his new work with MCPP by watching the full interview below.

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Frank Corder

Frank Corder is a native of Pascagoula. For nearly two decades, he has reported and offered analysis on government, public policy, business and matters of faith. Frank’s interviews, articles, and columns have been shared throughout Mississippi as well as in national publications such as the Daily Caller. He is a frequent guest on radio and television, providing insight and commentary on the inner workings of the Magnolia State. Frank has served his community in both elected and appointed public office, hosted his own local radio and television programs, and managed private businesses all while being an engaged husband and father.