Events

Politeia's events. If you are interested in attending any of our events, then please e-mail secretary2@politeia.co.uk to apply. Places are limited at events with an asterisk.

Postponement: Hancock Small Business Event

With sincere apologies for such short notice, we regret that today's event with Matt Hancock MP, Minister of State for Business, Enterprise and Energy will not take place.  

Because of the Government reshuffle, it was decided at the last moment that Mr Hancock's new responsibilities mean he will have to go to Brussels today, 22 July, to represent the British Government at meetings.

He sends sincere apologies and we and the City of London would like to add our apologies. The meeting will be rearranged in the autumn and we shall be in touch about the new date.

 

July Event: The Financial Services, the EU and the UK: What Principles for Re-negotiation?   ​

On Thursday 10th July, Jacob Rees-Mogg MP, Dr Gerard Lyons & Barney Reynolds​ gave the second lecture in Politeia's 2014 series, The UK and the EU: What principles should guide re-negotiation?

The prime minister has prioritised the renegotiation of Britain's relationship with the EU. He has also made clear that he intends to reduce the EU's burdens on Britain and limit the boundaries for EU interference and regulations. Britain's financial services will be a central theme in the renegotiation.

July 2014 Event: The Long - Term Economic Plan with The Rt Hon Oliver Letwin MP

On Tuesday 1st July, The Rt Hon Oliver Letwin MP, Minister of State for Government Policy gave the Politeia's Summer Address: The Long-Term Economic Plan

As Britain’s economy begins to recover, there are questions about the long term direction of economic policy.

June 2014 Event: The UK Pension System and the Wider World, with Chris Daykin

On Thursday June 12th, Chris Daykin, former HM Government Actuary* gave the fourth lecture in Politeia's 2014 Economic series Paying for the Future: Contributory or Tax funded Systems?

The changes proposed for the UK pensions system have been broadly accepted across the political spectrum. Along with the new sin­gle tier state pension to replace the NIC pension and pension benefit, an additional workplace auto-enrolment scheme is being introduced. 

Politeia's 2014 Economic Series, 'Paying for the Future'

Western economies face rising costs for pensions, healthcare and other social goods. At the same time pressure on the public finances is greater. How can efficient and affordable social systems compete in an ever tougher global market?

Politeia's 2014 economic series explores how different international systems pay for the social policies which their societies expect. Addressing the series will be politicians, economists and actuaries; and specialists who have advised on, or created and introduced such systems.

For the list of speakers click here.

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