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Upcoming events

Real solutions to UK housing problems

12 June 2023 - Lunch meeting - Login for venue

Matthew Pennycook MP, Shadow Minister of State for Housing and Planning

As the government focuses on its five core missions, it is clear that long-term problems remain in the provision of adequate housing in the UK. The volume and quality of new housing vary sharply across the country and there are problems in the rented sector, and the provision of social housing. Toge... Read More

Adjusting to new defence procurement priorities

14 June 2023 - Lunch meeting - Login for venue

Chris Evans MP, Shadow Minister for Defence Procurement

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has completely changed the European defence landscape, and UK defence priorities. Providing weapons and munitions to Ukraine and strengthening UK capability in the European theatre will require budget increases and the increased speed and volume of new defence equipmen... Read More

Events in planning

Industrial strategy: how the plans for infrastructure and skills announced by the Conservative party will take shape and increase industrial activity and business opportunities.

Trade policy: We will aim to look at prospects for UK trade with the major economies.

Bringing ESG (environmental, social and governance) priorities to the top of the business agenda.

The procurement transformation: new technologies and new approaches that can bring big savings in procurement costs and logistics.

The key economic role of 5G, and the security issues involved.

The economics of health and social care in an age of rapidly changing technology and demographics.

The key role of science and technology in turning the UK into a leading 21st century economy.

Foreign and defence policy issues that may impact on business prospects.

Housing and pension issues in the UK economy.