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.

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).​

Constitution series

Britain's Parliamentary Democracy -
What role for Start Up Politics?
 
 
 Douglas Carswell MP  
 
 
Tuesday 24th February, 12.30 - 1.30p.m
 
 
As Britain's voters prepare for this year's general election, the two main parties are polling around 60 per cent of the popular vote. Voters appear to be opting for newer parties. What lies behind the change? What does it mean for parliamentary government in Britain?  

Politeia's Winter Address

Winter Address
 
 The Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP,
Secretary of State for Education  
Minister for Women and Equalities
 
Politeia is very grateful to the Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP for accepting our invitation to give the Winter Address. The Education Secretary spoke on the importance of a knowledge-based curriculum and her vision for education.
 
You can read her speech here.
 
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