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Launch of ‘Burning injustices’ essay collection

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Bright Blue and Joseph Rowntree Foundation are co-publishing a new, cross-party essay collection on ‘Burning injustices’

Current MPs from all the national political parties come together to write about the ‘burning injustices’ that blight Britain, offering incisive and practical policy solutions.

In a hung parliament, and one which is dominated by Britain’s withdrawal from the EU, there is both a necessity and an opportunity to build a cross-party consensus around the Prime Minister’s ‘Burning injustices’ agenda. In this essay collection, a mixture of senior and rising backbench MPs diagnose the biggest 'burning injustices' Britain now faces.

Highlights of the essay collection include: the Conservative Party’s Nicky Morgan MP – now Chair of the Treasury Select Committee – writing about the nature and scale of gender discrimination; the Labour Party’s David Lammy MP examining the extent of racial discrimination; Liberal Democrat Norman Lamb MP – Chair of the Science and Technology Committee – exploring mental health in modern Britain; and the Green Party’s Caroline Lucas MP focussing on drug abuse.

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  • Rachel Sylvester Columnist, The Times (Chair)
  • George Freeman MP Chair, Conservative Policy Forum
  • Lucy Powell MP Member, Education Select Committee
  • The Rt Hon Norman Lamb MP Chair, Science and Technology Select Committee

This event is free and open to all, but pre-registration through Eventbrite is required. Contact Robert Hansard at robert@brightblue.org.uk. if you have any queries. Please note that we will be overbooking this event, so please arrive early to guarantee a seat.

Bright Blue is an independent think tank for liberal conservatism.

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