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Upcoming events

The future direction of Labour policies

25 January 2023 - Lunch meeting - Login for venue

Anneliese Dodds MP, Chair of Labour Policy Review and Shadow Secretary of State for Women and Equalities

Given the current economic situation, there has been much focus recently on Labour’s plans for financial, trade and industrial policies. Other factors, however, will also affect the success of a future Labour government and how it relates to the business community. Such factors include industrial ... Read More

Building the NHS of the Future

08 February 2023 - Lunch meeting - Login for venue

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

The NHS is probably the most loved institution in the UK. It has cared for the country through many health crises. But, like most 75 year olds, it has also reached an age where it needs more care itself. Time and budget pressures mean that it usually, only gets short term fixes. This policy roundtab... Read More

Can higher education help solve the UK productivity problem?

23 February 2023 - Lunch meeting - Login for venue

Matt Western MP, Shadow Minister for Further Education and Universities

Compared with our major international competitors, the UK has a long-term and apparently intractable problem of relatively low productivity. This needs to be overcome to grow the economy and support the level of public services that we expect to enjoy. Matt Western MP, Shadow Minister for Further Ed... Read More

Delivering Green Power by 2030

01 March 2023 - Lunch meeting - Login for venue

Bill Esterson MP, Shadow Minister for Business and Industry

To address the climate emergency, the Labour party, in its industrial strategy ‘Prosperity Through Partnership,’ has announced an ambitious mission to deliver clean power by 2030. Achieving the decarbonisation of electricity will involve a range of renewable energy sources, deploying energy stor... 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.