Launch of 'The future of London' essay collection
Our latest essay collection sets out to answer the question of what London will look like in 2050. To remain a thriving and successful city, improving opportunities for all of its citizens, it must be innovative – a step ahead of rival cities in in business, culture, education, governance and more.
The essay collection includes contributions from a number of high-profile decision makers and opinion formers, including the Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP (Foreign Secretary), Justine Roberts (Co-Founder, Mumsnet), the Rt Hon Alan Milburn (Chair, Social Mobility Commission), Sir Terry Farrell (Architect), Professor Tony Travers (Director, LSE London), and more.
Pippa Crerar, Political Editor, London Evening Standard (Chair)
Professor Tony Travers, Director, LSE London
Gerard Grech, Chief Executive Officer, Tech City
The Rt Hon David Lammy MP, MP for Tottenham (invited)
Victoria Borwick MP, MP for Kensington (invited)
Date: Monday 12th September 2016, 12.30 - 14.00.
Venue: Livery Hall, Guildhall, 71 Basinghall Street, London EC2V 7HH
Drink Tank with Ben Howlett MP
Our Drink Tanks are a chance to meet, network, chat, have a beer and share ideas.
Our guest speaker for this Drink Tank is Ben Howlett MP. Ben was elected Member of Parliament for Bath in 2015. He currently sits on the Women and Equalities Select Committee and the Petitions Select Committee. He was formerly the National Chairman of Conservative Future in 2010, and prior to becoming an MP was one of the youngest councillors in his home town of Harwich.
Date: Wednesday 12th October 2016, 19.00 - 20.30.
Venue: Morpeth Arms (upstairs), 58 Millbank, London, SW1P 4RW