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Labour Party Conference 2019, Brighton

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

The Institute for Government was at the 2019 Labour Party Conference. 

Monday 23 September

How can government deliver better public services without breaking the bank? 

 

How can government deliver better public services without breaking the bank?

Institute for Government and Association for Project Management

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

Speakers: 

  • Jo Platt MP, Shadow Cabinet Office Minister
  • 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.

 

Labour’s priorities for a global Britain 

 

Labour's priorities for a global Britain

Institute for Government, Imperial College London and Wellcome Trust

Chair: Bronwen Maddox, Director of the Institute for Government

Speakers: 

  • Barry Gardiner MP, Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade
  • Professor Maggie Dallman OBE, Vice President (International) and Associate Provost (Academic Partnerships) at Imperial College London
  • Ayesha Hazarika, former Labour adviser, broadcaster and Editor, The Londoner, Evening Standard
  • Joe Owen, Programme Director at the Institute for Government. 

 

Where next for social care?

 

Where next for social care?

Institute for Government and Future Care Capital

Chair: John Rentoul, Chief Political Commentator at The Independent

Speakers: 

  • Karen Lee, Member of Parliament for Lincoln
  • Hugh Alderwick, Assistant Director of Strategy and Policy at the Health Foundation
  • Greg Allen, Chief Executive of Future Care Capital
  • Nick Davies, Programme Director at the Institute for Government
  • Henry Quilter-Pinner, Senior Research Fellow at IPPR. 

 

Is austerity really over and how can a Labour government pay for it? 

 

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

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.

 

How will future technology make us rethink the state and regulation?

 

How will future technology make us rethink the state and regulation?

Institute for Government and Solicitors Regulation Authority

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

Speakers: 

  • Chi Onwurah MP, Shadow Minister for Industrial Strategy
  • Anna Bradley, Chair of the Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • Carly Kind, Director of the Ada Lovelace Institute
  • Antony Walker, Deputy CEO at techUK.

 

Tuesday 24 September

What does spending uncertainty mean for the health and care service? 

 

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.

 

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

 

Institute for Government and Bechtel

Principal speaker:

  • Andy McDonald MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (invited)
  • Daniel Zeichner MP, former Shadow Transport Minister
  • Chris McMonagle, Head of Strategy and Business Development, UK Infrastructure at Bechtel. 

This was a private roundtable. 

 

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

 

The database state, data-driven companies where next for personal data

Institute for Government and Advertising Association

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.

 

Fair to whom? Labour’s approach to migration 

 

Fair to whom? Labour's approach to migration

Institute for Government and Fragomen

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

Speaker: 

  • Afzal Khan MP, Shadow Immigration Minister

 

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