Upcoming event

Labour Party Conference 2019, Brighton

Monday 23 September 2019 - 09:00
Tuesday 24 September 2019 - 19:00
Monday 23 September 2019, 09:00 - Tuesday 24 September 2019, 19:00

The Institute for Government will be at the 2019 Labour Party Conference on Monday 23 to Tuesday 24 September. Find out about our programme of events.

Monday 23 September

09:00 | How can government deliver better public services without breaking the bank? 

 

Institute for Government and Association for Project Management

Durham Hall, Room 2, Hilton Metropole, Brighton

Chair: Gavin Freeguard, Programme Director and Head of Data and Transparency at the Institute for Government

Speakers: 

  • Chris Cook, Editor at Tortoise Media
  • Stephen Rooney, Policy Manager at Association for Project Management
  • Dr Gemma Tetlow, Chief Economist at the Institute for Government.

 

12:30 | Labour’s priorities for a global Britain 

 

Institute for Government, Imperial College London and Wellcome Trust

Durham Hall, Room 2, Hilton Metropole, Brighton

Chair: Bronwen Maddox, Director of the Institute for Government

Speakers: 

  • Barry Gardiner MP, Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade
  • Chi Onwurah MP, Shadow Minister for Industrial Strategy
  • Professor Maggie Dallman OBE, Vice President (International) and Associate Provost (Academic Partnerships) at Imperial College London
  • Ayesha Hazarika, former Labour adviser, broadcaster and Evening Standard columnist.

 

13:00 | Where next for social care?

 

Institute for Government and Future Care Capital

Ballroom, Mercure Brighton Seafront Hotel (this venue is outside the secure zone – no conference pass is required)

Chair: John Rentoul, Chief Political Commentator at The Independent

Speakers: 

  • Barbara Keeley MP, Shadow Minister for Mental Health and Social Care (invited)
  • Diana Johnson MP, Member of the House of Commons Health and Social Care Select Committee (invited)
  • Greg Allen, Chief Executive of Future Care Capital
  • Nick Davies, Programme Director at the Institute for Government.

 

14:30 | Is austerity really over and how can a Labour government pay for it? 

 

Institute for Government, Chartered Institute of Taxation and Institute for Fiscal Studies

Lancaster Room, Hilton Metropole, Brighton

Chair: Dr Gemma Tetlow, Chief Economist at the Institute for Government

Speakers: 

  • Peter Dowd MP, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury
  • Glyn Fullelove, President of the Chartered Institute of Taxation
  • Paul Johnson, Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies
  • Frances O'Grady, General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress.

 

15:30 | How will future technology make us rethink the state and regulation?

 

Institute for Government and Solicitors Regulation Authority

Ambassador Room, Hilton Metropole, Brighton

Chair: Gavin Freeguard, Programme Director and Head of Data and Transparency at the Institute for Government

Speakers: 

  • Tom Watson MP, Deputy Leader of the Labour Party and Shadow Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (invited)
  • Anna Bradley, Chair of the Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • Elizabeth Denham, UK Information Commissioner, Information Commissioner's Office
  • Carly Kind, Director of the Ada Lovelace Institute
  • Antony Walker, Deputy CEO at techUK.

 

Tuesday 24 September

09:00 | What does spending uncertainty mean for the health and care service? 

 

Institute for Government, Royal College of Nursing and Cancer Research UK

Lancaster Room, Hilton Metropole, Brighton

Chair: Nick Davies, Programme Director at the Institute for Government

Speakers:

  • Meg Hillier MP, Chair of the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee
  • Eleanor Smith MP, Wolverhampton South West
  • Emma Greenwood, Director of Policy at Cancer Research UK
  • Dame Donna Kinnair, Chief Executive and General Secretary of the Royal College of Nursing.

 

12:30 | How can government and industry work together to build infrastructure that’s fit for the future?

 

Institute for Government and Bechtel

Chair: Nick Davies, Programme Director at the Institute for Government

Principal speaker:

  • Andy McDonald MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (invited)
  • A representative from Bechtel. 

This is a private roundtable and attendance is by invitation only. To register your interest, please email bookings@instituteforgovernment.org.uk.

 

13:00 | The database state, data-driven companies: where next for personal data? 

 

Institute for Government and Advertising Association

Edinburgh Room, Hilton Metropole, Brighton

Chair: Gavin Freeguard, Programme Director and Head of Data and Transparency at the Institute for Government

Speakers: 

  • Darren Jones MP, Member of the House of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee
  • Rachel Aldighieri, Managing Director of the Data and Marketing Association
  • Charlotte Holloway, Labour and Co-operative parliamentary candidate for Plymouth Moor View
  • Peter Wells, Director of Public Policy at the Open Data Institute.

 

18:00 | Fair to whom? Labour’s approach to migration 

 

Institute for Government and Fragomen

Regent Room, The Grand, Brighton (this venue is outside the secure zone – no conference pass is required)

Chair: Emma Norris, Director of Research at the Institute for Government

Speakers: 

  • Rt Hon Diane Abbott MP, Shadow Home Secretary 
  • Stephen Bush, Political Editor of the New Statesman
  • Joe Owen, Programme Director at the Institute for Government
  • Ian Robinson, Partner at Fragomen.

 

Please note, unless indicated, all events take place inside the secure zone, so you must have an appropriate pass issued by the Labour Party.

The Institute for Government is grateful to the following organisations for their support at this year’s Labour Party Conference: