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ConservativeHome’s 2012 Birmingham Party Conference Programme

Event date: 7 Oct

Last Updated: Friday, October 26th, 2012

Yet again, ConservativeHome held a massive programme of events at the Party Conference in  Birmingham this year, some of which were held in our very own marquee for the first time.

Sunday 7th October


Sunday, 12:45pm – 1:45pm – The ConservativeHome Marquee (2), inside the secure zone
A plan to win the next election
Speaker: Tim Montgomerie with responses from David Davis MP, Chris Grayling MP, Marcus Roberts (Fabian Society) and Stephen Shakespeare.


Sunday, 5:00pm – 6:00pm – The ConservativeHome Marquee (2), inside the secure zone
Lessons from the battleground – How did we win our seats?
Speakers: Jesse Norman MP [Chair], Robert Halfon MP, Richard Harrington MP and Nicola Blackwood MP.


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Sunday, 6:30pm – 8:00pm – The ConservativeHome Marquee (2), inside the secure zone
Tim Montgomerie in conversation with Iain Duncan Smith
Sponsored by Prudential and AgeUK

Monday 8th October

Monday, 8:30am – 9:30am – The ConservativeHome Marquee (2), inside the secure zone
HS2 – It’s time to think again
Fringe Event – HS2 Action Alliance
Speakers: Allister Heath [Chair], Cheryl Gillan MP, Dan Hannan MEP, Jerry Marshall, Ben Page, Martin Tett


Monday, 10:00am – 11:00am – The ConservativeHome Marquee (2), inside the secure zone
Women2Win, How To Be Selected
Speakers include Baroness Jenkin and Brooks Newmark MP


Monday, 12:45pm – 1:45pm – The ConservativeHome Marquee (2), inside the secure zone
Are grammar schools a key driver of social mobility?
Speakers: Jill Kirby [Chair], Graham Brady MP, John Redwood MP and Janet Daley


Monday, 4:00pm – 5:30PM – HILTON GARDEN INN, Brindley Place
Restoring financial services: Taxation, regulation and commitment to UK enterprise
Speakers: Jill Kirby [Chair], Michael Fallon MP, Kay Swinburne MEP, Sajid Javid MP, Chris Cummings
Sponsored by TheCityUK


Johnson Boris Pointing 2

Monday, 6:00pm – 7:00pm – ICC, Hall 1
Rally for Boris: Re-elected and Olympotastic
Speakers: Boris Johnson and Tim Montgomerie
Sponsored by Aviva.


Monday, 10:00pm – 12:00pm – ICC, HALL 8A
Airport Operators Association Drinks Reception
Speaker: Patrick McLoughlin MP
Sponsored by AOA/Birmingham Airport/Emirates


Tuesday 9th October

Tuesday, 6:00pm – 7:30pm – The ConservativeHome Marquee (2), inside the secure zone
Vodafone Reception: Mobilising Development
Speakers: Paul Goodman [Chair], Justine Greening MP, Andrew Dunnett, Justin Forsyth, Matt Warman
Sponsored by the Vodafone Foundation and Save the Children



Tuesday, 9:30pm – 11:00pm – ICC, Media Suite
Save the Children Drinks Reception
Speakers: Michael Gove MP, Justin Forsyth
Sponsored by Save the Children


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