Previous Events – 2012

Economy and Tax

Women in the Boardroom: Good for Recovery, Good for Growth! 9th October 2012
Helen Grant MP , Minister for Women and Equalities and Justice Minister
Helena Morrissey CBE – CEO of Newton Investment Management and Founder of the 30% Club
Sarah Sands, Editor, London Evening Standard
Helen Brand OBE, Chief Executive, ACCA
Stephen Haddrill, CEO, Financial Reporting Council
Dr Sheila Lawlor, Director of Politeia, chaired the meeting
Marina Yannakoudakis MEP, Conservative Spokesman on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality in the European Parliament
Harriett Baldwin MP.

Going for Growth, 4th September 2012
Dr Ludger Schuknecht

Regulation to Support, Not Stifle, 18th June 2012
Tera Allas

Recession, Recovery and the State: Does a Shrinking Economy Mean the State should Grow? 16th April 2012
Professor Vito Tanzi

Markets or Nationalised Systems: What Model is Best for Benefits and Public Services? 14th March 2012
Professor Denis Snower

Cutting the Burden and Costs of Regulation, 27th February 2012
Mark Prisk MP, Minister of State for Business and Enterprise

 

Justice Series

The UK’s Communications and Media Industry: Developing a policy to promote and protect media plurality, 11th July 2012
John Whittingdale MP, Chairman of the House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee
Eric Barendt, Emeritus Professor of Media Law at UCL
David Wheeldon, Director of Public Policy at BSkyB
Chris Elliott, Readers’ Editor at The Guardian.

Freedom, Responsibility and the State: Curbing Over-Mighty Government, 22nd May 2012
Jacob Rees-Mogg MP, Zac Goldsmith MP, David Mowat MP, Martin Vickers MP

 

Education

Recent Event – Can British Universities Keep Ahead in a Global Future? 12th December 2012
Rt Hon David Willetts MP, Universities Minister
Martin Rees, FRS, OM, Emeritus Professor of Cosmology and Astrophysics

A New Primary Mathematics Curriculum, 29th November 2012
Professor David Burghes, University of Plymouth

Raising Standards, Extending Opportunities, 23rd October 2012
The Rt Hon Michael Gove MP

Further Education for the Future: What is the Best Direction for Policy? 25th June 2012
John Hayes MP

Is the Idea of a University Dead? 19th January 2012
The Rt Hon David Willetts MP, Universities Minister