Events

Upcoming Events

Drink Tank with Dr Sarah Wollaston 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 Dr Sarah Wollaston MP. Sarah was elected Member for Totnes in 2010. She is Chair of the Health Select Committee.

Date: Wednesday 29th March 2017, 19.00 - 20.30.

Venue: Morpeth Arms (upstairs), 58 Millbank, London, SW1P 4RW

RSVP: Here

 

Education Forum: Lessons from Sweden


For this forum, we are joined by Gabriel Heller Sahlgren. Gabriel is Research Director at the Centre for the Study of Market Reform of Education and Affiliated Research Fellow with the Research Institute of Industrial Economics. In addition, he is academic advisor at the European Centre for Entrepreneurship and Policy Reform and a PhD student at the London School of Economics, where he also works at the Centre for Economic Performance.

Date: Wednesday 3rd May 2017, 19.00 - 20.30.

Venue: Morpeth Arms (upstairs), 58 Millbank, London, SW1P 4RW

RSVP: Here

 

The Social Reform Conference

Our annual Bright Blue conference this year will be on the theme of "Social reform". Join us for a day of generating and discussing ideas on this critical agenda outlined by our Prime Minister. The conference will include a keynote speech from The Rt Hon Damian Green MP (Secretary of State for Work and Pensions) and break-out sessions with the centre-right's most influential politicians and thinkers. 

12:00 Registration 

12:30 A keynote speech by The Rt Hon Damian Green MP (Secretary of State for Work & Pensions), outlining the Government's social reform agenda and followed by a Q&A session

13:30 Networking lunch 

14:30 Break-out sessions. On themes such as education reform, the future of work, housing, prison reform, international development and social integration with speakers such as:

  • Jeremy Quin MP

  • Luke Johnson (Serial entrepreneur and columnist)

  • Sir Ferdinand Mount (Former Head of Number 10 Policy Unit under Margaret Thatcher)

  • Natasha Porter (CEO, Unlocked Graduates) 

  • Mark Littlewood (Director General, Institute of Economic Affairs)

  • Danny Kruger (Chief Executive, West London Zone)

  • Neil Carmichael MP (Chair, Education Select Committee)

  • Alex Morton (Former Housing Adviser, Number 10 Policy Unit)

  • Dr Spencer Pitfield (Director, Conservative Workers and Trade Unionists) 

With many more to be announced...

17:15 Members-only Reception 
Special guest speaker to be announced. To become a member, click here.

To obtain a ticket for the reception only (without becoming a member) click here.

Guests include MPs, councillors, activists, journalists, business and third sector representatives, and campaigners.

Lunch and refreshments will be served throughout the day.

Date: Saturday 20th May 2017 

RSVP: Here

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