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Forthcoming Politeia Events

Forthcoming events include:

Policing and the Rule of Law,                                               
Rt Hon David Davis MP and Lord Blair of Boughton,             
9th June 2015
The EU and Britain's Economy: To Stay or Go?                  
Roger Bootle, Executive Chairman, Capital Economics
6th July 2015
UK Offshore Wind: Competition and Innovation
Dr Tony Hockley
Summer 2015
Autumn Address,
Sir Thomas Winsor, HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary,         
9th September
The Law Commission’s Codification of Sentencing,                   Professor David Ormerod QC, Criminal Law Commissioner,
Autumn 2015

Policing and the Rule of Law


Policing and The Rule of Law -
Whose Law? What Powers?
Rt Hon David Davis MP, former Shadow Home Secretary
Lord Balir of Boughton, Former Met Commissioner 2005-08
Tuesday 9th June 2015, 6 - 7.30 p.m.
In the run up to the general election, policing and counter-terrorism is in the spotlight. Police powers have increased under Conservative and Labour governments - with fresh surveillance and counter-terrorism powers now planned.
These have, however, prompted concern.

New Publication

Paying for the Future:
Healthcare, Pensions and the Size of the State
Dr  Ludger Schuknecht
German Federal Ministry of Finance

Thursday 19th March, 6.30 - 7.30 pm

In the run up to May’s General Election, Britain’s leaders face big questions about healthcare and pensions. They, like other western economies, also face even bigger questions about the size of the state and public spending - if the economy is to grow.

In the UK, France and Germany, as populations age, one central question will be how to meet demand as public spending and debt levels are reduced. What lessons can be learned from other countries on funding effective, competitive systems?

Energy Series

Shale Gas: Securing the UK’s energy supply

Thursday 5th March, 12 —1pm
East India Club, 16 St James’s Square, London, SW1Y 4LH

Professor Robert Mair, Professor of Civil Engineering, Cambridge

Rt Hon Peter Lilley MP, Energy Select Committee


As the UK prepares for the next general election, energy, its cost and security, will be a focus in the campaign. What role should Shale Gas play?

Economic Series

 Competing for Success:

 Why Free Trade Is Good News!

 Lord Livingston,
Minister of State for Trade and Investment
Wednesday 11thMarch, 6.30-7.30 pm
 Ironmongers’ Hall, Shaftesbury Place, Barbican, London EC2Y 8AA


Britain's economic prosperity has long been linked to free trade. For sustained economic recovery and future growth, free trade will be vital. So will the forging of new free trade agreements, including the big prize - the free trade agreement with the United States (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, TTIP).​

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