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ConservativeHome’s 2013 Manchester Party Conference Programme

Event date: 29 Sept

Last Updated: Sunday, September 29th, 2013

ConservativeHome once again had a full programme of events at Party Conference in Birmingham this year.


How to Win the next Election

Speakers: Rt Hon Owen Paterson MP; Tim Montgomerie; Lord Ashcroft;  Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell MP; Paul Goodman [Chair]

In Conversation with Iain Duncan Smith [In Partnership with Prudential and AgeUK]

Speaker: Rt Hon Iain Duncan Smith MP




Women on Boards and Public Appointments; Panel Session and Q&A

[In Partnership with Women2Win, Conservative Women’s Organisation and Local Government Association Conservatives]

Speakers: Rt Hon Francis Maude MP; Rowena Ironside and Rachel Tranter, Women on Boards UK; James Tarbit, EMEA – Korn/Ferry Whitehead Mann; Amanda Sater, Board Member – Trustee and Cllr Clare Whelan, Local Government Association, Environment Board


Future Majority: Can the Conservatives win in a changing Britain? [In Partnership with British Future]

Speakers: Ian Birrell [Chair]; Margot James MP, Eric Ollerenshaw MP, and Alok Sharma MP


Are We On Course To Meet Our Housing Needs? [In Partnership with Home Builders Federation, Lend Lease and Construction Products Association]

Speakers: John Howell MP;  Nick Boles MP; Stewart Baseley, Executive Chairman, Home Builders Federation; Simon Hipperson, Chief Executive Officer, Lend Lease EMEA; Andrew Carter Deputy CEO of Centre for Cities. 


An Audience with Boris Johnson – ‘Destination signs from Manchester – How London drives the UK economy’  [In Partnership with Indigo Public Affairs]

Speaker: Boris Johnson, Mayor of London


The Aviation Reception  [In Partnership with The Airport Operators Association, Emirates Airline and Manchester Airports Group]

Speakers: Rt Hon Patrick McCloughlin; Ed Anderson, Chairman, Airport Operators Association; Tim Hawkins, Corporate Affairs Director, Manchester Airports Group




Ministers and Mandarins:  How Politicians and Civil Servants Can Work Better Together [In Partnership with Institute for Government]

Speakers: Rt Hon Francis Maude MP; Nick Herbert MP; Peter Riddell CBE; Anne McElvoy and Paul Goodman [Chair].


What should the “red-lines” be for EU renegotiation?  [In Partnership with Business for Britain]

Speakers: Matthew Elliott, Business for Britain; Ruth Lea, Arbuthnot Banking Group; Dr Liam Fox MP, Syed Kamall MEP; Paul Goodman [Chair]


How can the Government help small business?  [In Partnership with the Tax Payers Alliance]

Speakers:  Matthew Sinclair, Chief Executive, TaxPayers’ Alliance [Chair]; Sajid Javid MP; Andrew Lilico, Director and Principal, Europe Economics; Dominic Raab MP; Xavier Rolet – CEO, London Stock Exchange


The UK in a Global Race: Competitiveness of UK financial services  [In Partnership with TheCityUK]

Speakers: Tim Montgomerie [Chair]; Rt Hon Greg Clark; Syed Kamall MEP; Andrea Leadsom MP; Chris Cummings, CEO of CityUK


ConservativeHome and Save the Children Reception

Speakers: The Rt Hon William Hague MP; Richard Taylor, Director of Corporate Affairs – Morrisons; Justin Forsyth, Chief Executive – Save the Children; Tim Montgomerie


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