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.

Funding Justice - Can we afford the Rule of Law?

 

   

 

Funding Justice - Can we afford the Rule of Law?

with

Sir Ivan Lawrence QC,

David Mowat MP, PPS at BIS and Cabinet Office,

Professor Peter Crisp, Dean, BPP Law School,

Max Hardy, Chairman of Young Barristers' Committee 

Jenny Mc Cartney

The proposals to curb the legal aid budget aim, along with other reforms, to make savings of around £215 million per year. They are part of the overall strategy for cutting Britain's deficit, and the government believes that they will not undermine justice. Many in the legal profession, however, disagree: access to justice and a fair trial will suffer. Meanwhile the High Court has ruled that the initial consultation process was flawed.

What's the Point of the Human Rights Act? with Dinah Rose QC

Tuesday 28th October, 6.30-7.30pm

Army and Navy Club, 36-39 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5JN

 

Press Coverage

The UK and the EU - Setting Britain's Business Free to Compete with Syed Kamall MEP

Thursday 16th October, 6.00-7.30pm

East India Club, 16 St James’s Square, London SW1Y 4LH

Britain’s financial services account for around 10 per cent of GDP and with other linked professional services up to 14 per cent. However, much EU regulation is damaging to the UK’s unique flair as a global leader in this industry. The challenge facing Britain will be both to renegotiate the EU framework of law and the direction of policy. What needs to be done?

The UK and The EU: What Principles for Renegotiation?

On Tuesday 30th September, 6.00-7.30pm, at the Conservative Pary Conference in Birmingham, Ploiteia will host a panel discussion on The UK and The EU: What Principles for Renegotiation?

   

Speaking will be:

Rt Hon Dominic Grieve MP, former Attorney General

Jacob Rees-Mogg MP, House of Commons European Scrutiny Committee

Martin Howe QC, author of Politeia’s ‘Zero Plus: The Principles of EU Renegotiation

Sponsored by: BPP

 

Keeping Britain's Lights On: Energy Security and Government Policy

On Tuesday 30th, 1.00-2.15pm, at the Conservative Party Conference Fringe, Politeia will host a panel discussion on Keeping the Lights on: Energy security and Government Policy

  

Speaking will be:

Rt Hon Peter Lilley MP, House of Commons Energy Committee

David Mowat MP, PPS in BIS/Cabinet Office

Gabe Winn, Corporate Affairs Director, Centrica Energy

Malcolm Grimston, Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College, London

This event is kindly sponsored by Centrica Energy

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