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Key issues for UK transport

11 July 2018 - Lunch meeting - Login for venue

Lilian Greenwood MP, Chair of the Transport Select Committee

There are many issues currently facing the UK concerning transport. These relate to rail ownership and electrification, outsourcing risks in the light of the Carillion collapse, the expansion of Heathrow, the transition to renewable energy for road vehicles, the balance of regional investment in tra... Read More

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Why the time is right to licence builders

09 July 2018 - Lunch meeting - Login for venue

Panel discussion,

The UK construction industry has much about which to be proud but its image continues to be damaged by media stories of incompetent builders, dissatisfied buyers of new build homes and, recently, the serious questions raised by the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety set up in... Read More

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Safeguarding UK international trade through Brexit

02 July 2018 - Lunch meeting - Login for venue

Barry Gardiner MP, Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade

Many business people are concerned about the unclear objectives and challenging timetable of the current Brexit negotiations. Uncertainty about future trading arrangements with the EU, and the speed with which trade with non-EU countries can realistically be increased, affect planning for investment... Read More

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Business implications of the changing foreign affairs landscape

20 June 2018 - Lunch meeting - Login for venue

Tom Tugendhat MBE MP, Chair, Foreign Affairs Select Committee

The full implications for the UK of Brexit and the Trump era are not yet clear. How issues of our future relationships with the European Union, the United States, China, India and other nations are resolved will have a bearing on our ability to make beneficial and timely trade arrangements. This has... Read More

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Brexit and the European Medicines Agency: What could possibly go wrong?

14 June 2018 - Afternoon meeting - Login for venue

Panel discussion,

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is making preparations to ensure that it can continue to protect public and animal health in the EU after the UK leaves on 30 March 2019. One of the consequences of Brexit is that the EMA will relocate to Amsterdam in the Netherlands, where it plans to be operatio... Read More

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Overseeing the business and cultural impact of the digital transition

14 June 2018 - Lunch meeting - Login for venue

Damian Collins MP, Chair of the Digital, Culture, Media & Sport Select Committee

Public and political awareness of the impact of digital technologies has recently reached new peaks. Key concerns include internet security, child safety, political manipulation, fake news, and industry disruption in the media and entertainment sectors. In addition, business and the public are anxio... Read More