Rt Hon John Hayes MP, Minister for Transport: ‘Devolution – empowering communities to plan & deliver 21st Century Infrastructure?’

Arup 13 Fitzroy Street, London

‘Devolution - empowering communities to plan & deliver 21st Century Infrastructure?’ was a high-profile evening panel event exploring the current planned policy blueprint for devolved infrastructure in the UK. In his keynote the Minister for Transport currently overseeing the Infrastructure Bill set out his vision for infrastructure delivery in the context of devolution, and announced the creation of […]

Vocational Banking: Restoring trust and confidence in financial services

On the 28th May 2015, ResPublica hosted a breakfast panel session entitled Vocational Banking: Restoring trust and confidence in financial services. Featuring a keynote speech from Martin Wheatley, Chief Executive of the Financial Conduct Authority, the event builds on the success of ResPublica's report Virtuous Banking, discussing the ways in which we can begin to renew banking culture […]

Building for the Future: What now for housing?


Keynotes - Roberta Blackman-Woods MP, Shadow Housing Minister Clive Betts MP Speakers -  Sara Bailey, Head of Residential Real Estate, Trowers & Hamlins David Cowans, Chief Executive, Places for People Jeremy Stibbe, Executive Director Development & Sales, Peabody Stephen Teagle, MD Affordable Housing & Regeneration, Galliford Try Chaired by: Phillip Blond, Director, ResPublica With the General […]

Make or Break: Why Britain needs a manufacturing resurgence and how we can help it to take place

Committee Room 2, The House of Lords Bridge Street, London

Speakers  Caroline Flint MP Anna Turley MP Seema Malhotra MP Lord Bilimoria of Chelsea Chaired by: Phillip Blond, Director, ResPublica The recent collapse of the British steel industry has demonstrated the problems of an economy reliant on services and external financing. As UK manufacturing’s competitiveness has declined – partly due to a strengthening pound – regional […]

Skills for Infrastructure: How can future demand be met to fuel prosperity?

Committe Room 8 Houses of Parliament, United Kingdom

Skills Minister Nick Boles joined Sir Terry Morgan, Chairman of Crossrail, and Andy Mitchell, Chief Executive of the Thames Tideway Tunnel, to debate how our construction skills needs can be met. The construction industry is one of the UK’s fastest growing and is a key driver of productivity and the country’s economic health – construction […]

True North 2016: Realising the Northern Powerhouse

The Lowry Theatre Pier 8, The Quays, Media City, Salford, Manchester, United Kingdom

On Friday 8th July, ResPublica's inaugural North conference Finding True North hosted over 250 leaders from across the North at the beautiful Lowry Theatre, Salford. Covered by Manchester Evening News, The Guardian, The Times, FT and on BBC Daily Politics, the conference saw the launch of A Manifesto for the North mapping out the next steps for the […]


Going to Scale: Building the homes we need

Committee Room 5, Houses of Parliament

Clive Betts MP, CLG Select Committee Chair, joins Stephen Hammond MP, Treasury Select Committee member, to discuss our new approach to scale up and accelerate housing delivery. A new approach to housing can meet need around the country and close the intergenerational divide in asset ownership. Despite a concerted drive, housing starts last year remained over 50,000 short […]

Defending Religious Liberty: Placing society at the heart of the new British Bill of Rights

Committee Room 5, Houses of Parliament

Fiona Bruce MP, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Religious Education, is joined by academics and other experts, in a discussion of the value of defending religious liberty. Recent controversial court cases have made religious liberty extremely relevant to policy makers and the general public. This report will explore what more Government can do to understand the religious implications of […]

Appetite for Global Success: How food and drink manufacturing through the industrial strategy can feed UK prosperity and serve global needs

The Landing, MediaCityUK - Salford

ResPublica is launching its latest report on the importance and strength of the Food and Drink manufacturing sector and its role in the entire food chain, with the contribution to jobs, exports and economic footprint across the UK, including representing 17% of all manufacturing and 6.7% of exports. It outlines the challenges and opportunities for […]

Coming Home to Roost: The British Poultry Meat Industry After Brexit – Report Launch

Committe Room 8 Houses of Parliament, United Kingdom

Join us at the launch of our new report on the British Poultry Sector post-Brexit. In this report we outline how the future of the British poultry sector is dependent on the final deal that is struck between the UK and EU upon our departure next year. The event is taking place on Thursday 6th September in Parliament (Room […]