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Upcoming events

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Valuing and sustaining the NHS

08 June 2022 - Lunch meeting - Login for venue

Dr Rosena Allin-Khan MP, Shadow Cabinet Minister for Mental Health

In the UK, universal availability of health care from the NHS has brought health security to millions without imposing high costs on individuals or businesses. Compared with most other advanced countries, the economic cost of the NHS is low. Nevertheless, the NHS has sometimes found it hard to keep ... Read More


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Prospects and pitfalls for green hydrogen

13 June 2022 - Lunch meeting - Login for venue

Alan Whitehead MP, Shadow Minister for Energy and the Green New Deal

To avoid a climate catastrophe, we need to totally stop net emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050. The more uncomfortable truth is that the majority of these cuts must come in the next decade. One promising new fuel is green hydrogen which is capable of storing renewably produced energy. Green hydro... Read More


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Can physics supercharge the UK economy?

27 June 2022 - Lunch meeting - Login for venue

Chi Onwurah MP, Shadow Minister Science, Research & Innovation

The modern world is built on the application of the great discoveries and innovations in Physics. Nevertheless, it is easy to assume that the torch of scientific progress has been passed to the life sciences, and engineers can be left to use the box of tools already produced by physicists. The aim o... 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.