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The Social Reform Conference 2017

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The British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH

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Our annual Bright Blue this year conference 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:

  • Rachel Wolf (Director, Public First)
  • Jonathan Aitken (former Cabinet Minister)
  • 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)
  • Andrew Boff AM (Chair of the Housing Committee, London Assembly)
  • Alex Morton (Former Housing Adviser, Number 10 Policy Unit)
  • Dr Spencer Pitfield (Director, Conservative Workers and Trade Unionists)
  • Cllr Harry Phibbs (Journalist and Councillor for Hammersmith & Fulham)

With many more to be announced...

17:15 Members Only Reception
Special guest speaker to be announced. To become 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.


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