Previous Events – 2017

POLITEIA IN MANCHESTER

How to Leave the EU: What’s Best for Trade, the Economy, Borders and Transition? Monday 2nd October
Rt Hon John Redwood MP; Jacob Rees-Mogg MP; Charlie Elphicke MP; Liam Halligan, Columnist at The Sunday Telegraph

The UK, The EU & Global Trade: What Deal’s the Best Deal? Tuesday 3rd October
Stephen Hammond MP; Bernard Jenkin MP; Barnabas Reynolds, Partner, Shearman and Sterling LLP; Martin Howe QC

Trading with the world

The UK, the EU and International Trade – What’s Best for the Future? 20th July 2017
David Collins, Professor in International Economic Law, City University London; James Cleverly MP, House of Commons International Trade Committee

Economy and Tax

A Strategy for Success: Britain’s Economy in a Changing World, 9th February 2017
The Rt. Hon. David Gauke MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury

Brexit, the UK’s Global Role and Options for the Future, 10th March 2017
The Hon. Tony Abbott MP, Member for Warringah and former Prime Minister of Australia (2013-2015)

The UK Economy and Trade – Next Steps for Britain, 13th March 2017
Patrick Minford, Professor of Applied Economics, Cardiff Business School
Kwasi Kwarteng MP, Public Accounts Select Committee
John Baron MP, Foreign Affairs Select Committee
Barnabas Reynolds, Head of Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory Group, Shearman & Sterling LLP

The Financial Sector, the UK, and Future Trade: Making a Success of Brexit, 28th November 2017
The Rt Hon John Redwood MP, Conservative Party Economic Affairs Committee
Barnabas Reynolds, Partner, Shearman & Sterling
Sir Bill Cash MP, European Scrutiny Committee

The Justice Series

Triggering Article 50, 24th January 2017
Professor Peter Crisp, Dean and CEO, BPP University Law School
Graham Brady MP, Chairman, 1922 Committee
David Howarth, Member of the Electoral Commission, former MP for Cambridge and Lib Dem Shadow Secretary of State for Justice, Clare College, Cambridge
Professor Robert Tombs, Professor of History, St. John’s College, Cambridge
Jonathan Clark (via Skype), Hall Distinguished Professor of British History, University of Kansas

Jury Trials in the Criminal Justice System, 21st March 2017
The Rt Hon Sir Edward Garnier QC MP, barrister and MP for Harborough, Oadby & Wigston
Robert Neill MP, barrister and MP for Bromley & Chislehurst
Professor Cheryl Thomas, Professor of Judicial Studies, University College London
Professor Peter Crisp, Dean and CEO, BPP University Law School
Jeremy Dein QC, criminal defence barrister, 25 Bedford Row

Separation of Powers, 10th October 2017
Solicitor General Robert Buckland MP QC 

Defence and Foreign Affairs

 What’s Good for Foreign Policy, Good for Defence, Good for Britain? 5th July 2017
John Baron MP, House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee
Sir Anthony Brenton KCMG, British Ambassador to Russia, 2004-2008
David Abulafia FBA, Papathomas Professorial Fellow of Gonville and Caius College and Professor of Mediterranean History, University of Cambridge

THE FUTURE ROLE OF THE EUROPEAN COURT OF JUSTICE AND EU LAW IN THE UK

Say No To Being A Vassal State: The UK, the EU and the Transition Deal, 19th October 2017
Martin Howe QC

EDUCATION

Education, Government Policy and National Identity, 13th December 2017
Dr Sheila Lawlor, Director, Politeia
Professor Cyrille Michon, University of Nantes
Professor Robert Tombs, St John’s College, Cambridge