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.

Forthcoming Events

Dec/Jan 2015 (date tbc), Paying for the Future: Healthcare and Pensions, Publication Launch, Ludger Schuknecht et al.

27th Jan 2015,Winter Address, Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP, Secretary of State for Education.

11th Feb 2015, Decarbonising the Economy, Roger Cashmore, Chair, UK Atomic Energy Authority and David Warrilow, DECC, Rt Hon Greg Barker MP.

Upcoming Event - The Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP

Winter Address
 
 The Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP,
Secretary of State for Education  
Minister for Women and Equalities
 
Tuesday 27th January, 7 - 8 pm
 
 
The Education Secretary, The Rt Hon Nicky Morgan, inherits a challenging brief. Education reform has been a priority since 2010 for the Coalition.  Free schools have been introduced; the  academies programme expanded; and the standards expected of pupils pitched to a level consistent with high performing countries internationally. Across the system the consequences of reform are being felt including the challenges and opportunities for parents, pupils and schools and for the wider system.  These include: 

Upcoming Event - The Separation of Powers

The Separation of Powers

Sir Stephen Sedley

 

Wednesday 14th January, 6.30-7.30pm

 

On 14th January 2015, Politeia's new series with BPP University A Free Society Under the Rule of Law, will be addressed by Sir Stephen Sedleyon ​The Separation of Powers.  

Montesquieu's remark that without separation of the state's powers there would be 'an end of everything' may have been an overstatement, but it contained an important truth. The separation of powers in the British state, while it has long and deep historical roots, is not a fixed set of relationships and may today be under critical pressure

Politeia's Justice Series

A Free Society Under the Rule of Law

 

Politeia’s series with BPP, A Free Society Under the Rule of Law, considers how the principles on which freedom under the law rests in this country, can continue to remain at the heart of Britain's justice series.

 

The UK and the EU: What Must Change?

The UK and the EU: What Must Change? 

              Thursday 11th December, 11.45 am - 12.45 pm
House of Lords, Committee Room 3

 

Martin Howe QC

Lord Howell of Guildford

Bernard Jenkin MP

Dr Gerard Lyons

 

Britain’s relations with Europe are now at the centre of the national political debate. In the May 2014 Elections the Eurosceptic vote in Britain was over 50 per cent. Across Europe the mood was similar. The Prime Minister has pledged to renegotiate Britain’s relationship with the EU if the Conservatives are returned to power. Indeed, if the EU is to survive and prosper, all recognise that reform is essential.

 

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