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ResPublica Fringe Programme at Conservative Party Conference 2013

29th September 2013

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ResPublica's Fringe Programme at the 2013 Conservative Party Conference in Manchester

All ResPublica Public Fringe events will be held inside the secure zone, at either Manchester Central or The Midland Hotel. Speakers include: Rt Hon Ken Clarke, Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Rt Hon David Mundell MP, Rt Hon Stephen Dorrell MP, Alistair Burt MP, Nick Hurd MP, Chris White MP, Jacob Rees-Mogg MP, Robin Walker MP, David Mowat MP, George Freeman MP, Laura Sandys MP, Justin Tomlinson MP.

For a map of central Manchester including the secure zone Manchester Central, The Midland Hotel and Manchester Piccadilly Train Station please click here.

Don’t forget to join the debate online! Follow our team on twitter and tweet us to share your views:

@Phillip_Blond, @CarolineLJulian, @Papamanci, @Aceil, @ElliottJMears

We look forward to seeing you in Manchester!

ResPublica


Sunday 29th September

7.30pm – After the Scottish Referendum: The future of devolution
#afterscotland

ResPublica fringe event co-hosted with the Constitution Society, Fabian Society & CentreForum

Speakers:

  • Rt Hon David Mundell MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland
  • Jacob Rees-Mogg MP, Member of Parliament for North East Somerset
  • Phillip Blond, Director, ResPublica
  • Nat Le Roux, Director, The Constitution Society
  • Chair: Alan Cochrane, Scottish Editor, The Telegraph

Location: Charter 4, Manchester Central, Secure Zone (map).

9.30pm – The Future of Public Services: Commissioning for innovation
#futurepublicservices

ResPublica fringe event co-hosted with the National Association for Voluntary & Community Action

Speakers:

  • Nick Hurd MP, Minister for Civil Society
  • Roger Evans AM, Deputy Chair of the London Assembly
  • Joe Irvin, Chief Executive, NAVCA
  • Indy Johar, Chief Executive, The Hub
  • Chair: John Tizard, Independent Adviser on Public Policy & Public Services

Location: Charter 4, Manchester Central, Secure Zone (map).


Monday 30th September

5.30pm – Unlocking Growth: How our cities hold the key to economic prosperity
#unlockinggrowth

ResPublica fringe event co-hosted with Core Cities

Speakers:

  • Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Financial Secretary to the Treasury
  • Bernard Jenkin MP, Member of Parliament for Harwich and North Essex
  • Professor Michael Parkinson CBE, Urban Affairs, Liverpool John Moores University
  • Sir Richard Leese, Leader of Manchester City Council
  • Chair: Phillip Blond, Director, ResPublica

Location: Charter 4, Manchester Central, Secure Zone (map).

7-30pm – 4000%: Are payday loans ever in the consumer interest?#paydayloansfringe

ResPublica fringe event co-hosted with the Consumer Finance Association

Speakers:

  • Robin Walker MP, Business, Innovation & Skill Committee
  • Justin Tomlinson MP, Chair of the Financial Education for Young People APPG
  • Joanna Elson, Chief Executive, Money Advice Trust
  • Russell Hamblin-Boone, Chief Executive, Consumer Finance Association
  • Chair: Julian Knight, Money and Property Editor, Independent on Sunday

Location: Central 5, Manchester Central, Secure Zone (map).

9.30pm – ResPublica Karaoke & Drinks Evening (Invitation Only)
#RPfringe

ResPublica will be hosting a Drinks and Karaoke Evening.

Location: Central 5, Manchester Central, Secure Zone (map).


Tuesday 1st October

12.30pm -Economy of Errors: Financial regulation & human nature
#economyoferrors

ResPublica fringe event co-hosted with the Financial Conduct Authority

Speakers:

  • Rt Hon Greg Clark, Financial Secretary to the Treasury
  • David Mowat MP, PPS to the Financial Secretary to the Treasury
  • Tracey McDermott, Director of Enforcement and Financial Crime, FCA
  • Chair: Andrew Lilico, Director of European Economics

Location: Derby Suite, Midland Hotel, Secure Zone (map).

1.00pm – To be or not to be in the EU?
#inoutEU

ResPublica fringe event co-hosted with British Influence

Speakers:

  • Rt Hon Ken Clarke, Minister without Portfolio
  • David Campbell-Bannerman MEP, Conservative MEP for the Eastern region
  • Matthew Elliott, Chief Executive, Business for Britain
  • Peter Wilding, Director, British Influence
  • Chair: Phillip Blond, Director, ResPublica

Location: Charter 4, Manchester Central, Secure Zone (map).

5.30pm – Transforming Social Care: Beyond Personalisation
#transformingcare

ResPublica fringe event co-hosted with Dimensions

Speakers:

  • Rt Hon Stephen Dorrell MP, Chair of the Health Select Committee
  • Helen Sanderson, Chief Executive, Helen Sanderson Associates
  • Julia Unwin, Chief Executive, Joseph Rowntree Foundation
  • Steve Scown, Chief Executive, Dimensions UK
  • Chair: Alex Fox, Chief Executive, Shared Lives

Location: Derby Suite, Midland Hotel, Secure Zone (map).

5.30pm – Keeping the Lights On: A 21st Century energy economy
#keepingthelightson

ResPublica fringe event co-hosted with British Gas Energy

Speakers:

  • Rt Hon Greg Barker MP, Minister for Energy & Climate Change
  • Laura Sandys MP, PPS to the Minister for Energy & Climate Change
  • Iain Peters, Managing Director, British Gas Energy
  • Andy Atkins, Chief Executive, Friends of the Earth
  • Chair: Caroline Julian, Head of Research, ResPublica

Location: Lancaster Suite, Midland Hotel, Secure Zone (map).

9.30pm – Why Can’t We Grow Our Own: Competition policy in the tech sector
#growourown

ResPublica public fringe event

Speakers:

  • George Freeman MP, Chair of the APPG on Science & Technology in Agriculture
  • Andrew Lilico, Director, European Economics
  • Marc Pinter-Krainer, Chief Executive, One News Page
  • John Longworth, Director General, British Chambers of Commerce
  • Chair: Tim Cowen, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

Location: Charter 4, Manchester Central, Secure Zone (map).


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