Institute for Government at the 2017 Conservative Party Conference

Date: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 18:00

Sunday 1 October


Digital transformation: better, cheaper government – or expensive fiascos?

IfG at the Conservative Party Conference - Digital transformation

Chair: Daniel Thornton (Programme Director, Institute for Government) 

Speakers: 

  • Vicky Ford (MP for Chelmsford)
  • Daniel Korski (Co-Founder and CEO, Public)
  • Councillor Donna Jones (Leader of Portsmouth City Council)
  • Lord Maude of Horsham

This event was kindly supported by SAP (UK) Ltd.

SAP

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Monday 2 October 


Immigration after Brexit

IfG at the Conservative Party Conference - Immigration after Brexit

Chair: Bronwen Maddox (Director, Institute for Government)

Speakers: 

  • Rt. Hon. Brandon Lewis MP (Minister of State for Immigration)
  • Miles Celic (CEO, CityUK)
  • Harry Cole (Westminster Correspondent, The Sun)
  • Jill Rutter (Programme Director, Institute for Government)

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From Hinkley to Heathrow: does government plan infrastructure successfully?

IfG at the Conservative Party Conference - Infrastructure

Chair: Bronwen Maddox (Director, Institute for Government)

Speakers:

  • Rt. Hon. Grant Shapps MP (Chair of the British Infrastructure Group)
  • Professor Diane Coyle (University of Manchester)
  • Nick Davies (Research Manager, Institute for Government)
  • Trudi Elliott (Chief Executive, Royal Town Planning Institute)

This event was kindly supported by the Royal Town Planning Institute. 

Royal Town Planning Institute

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Tuesday 3 October


The options for UK trade policy after Brexit

IfG at the Conservative Party Conference - The options for UK trade policy after Brexit

Chair: Jill Rutter (Programme Director, Institute for Government)

Speakers:

  • Richard Graham (MP for Gloucester)
  • Stephen Adams (Senior Director, Global Counsel)
  • Carolyn Fairbairn (Director General, CBI)
  • Rt. Hon. Sir Lockwood Smith (former High Commissioner of New Zealand to the UK)

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Talking tax: private conversation or public debate?

IfG at the Conservative Party Conference - Talking tax

Chair: Jill Rutter (Programme Director, Institute for Government)

Speakers:

  • Rt. Hon. Nicky Morgan MP (Chair, Treasury Select Committee)
  • Iain Martin (Times columnist and Editor, Reaction)
  • Kevin Nicholson (Head of Tax, PwC UK)
  • Matthew Taylor (Chief Executive, RSA)

This event was kindly supported by PwC.

PwC

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