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The 2013 Margaret Thatcher Lecture – Boris Johnson

THE ANNUAL MARGARET THATCHER LECTURE MAYOR OF LONDON BORIS JOHNSON  Full text of the speech – PDF here.  The amazing thing about the funeral of Baroness Thatcher was the size of the crowds, and the next amazing thing was that they were so relatively well behaved. The BBC had done its best to foment an uprising…. View Article

Daniel Hannan MEP: How We Invented Freedom

Daniel Hannan MEP Book Launch HOW WE INVENTED FREEDOM And why it matters  Book description from Amazon: This book tells the story of freedom and explains how it is a uniquely ‘British’, rather than ‘Western’, invention. It shows how the inhabitants of a damp island at the western tip of the Eurasian landmass stumbled upon the extraordinary… View Article

Margaret Thatcher’s legacy for modern conservatism

in association with Cambridge University Conservative Association presents a panel discussion Margaret Thatcher’s legacy for modern conservatism Conor Burns MPMember of Parliament,Bournemouth West Robin HarrisFormer Adviser to Margaret Thatcher Kelvin MacKenzieFormer Editor,The Sun Newspaper   Lord Parkinson,Former Secretary of State Charlotte Vere,Founder,Women On Chair: Ryan Bourne,Head of Economic Research,Centre for Policy Studies   The panel will… View Article

Events at Conservative Party Conference – Manchester 2013

The Centre for Policy Studies held three extremely successful events at the Conservative Party Conference Fringe in Manchester in September/October 2013.  Solving the aviation conundrum: a simple and affordable plan for Heathrow Steve Baker MP Allister Heath – Editor City A.M. Captain Jock Lowe – Heathrow Hub Graeme Leach – Chief Economist and Director of Policy, Institute of Directors… View Article

How has the ‘net changed UK politics?

The Centre for Policy Studies and THE 1900 CLUB Annual Lecture  NADHIM ZAHAWI MP HOW THE NET HAS CHANGED UK POLITICS To read the full text, click here. 

Book Launch: Iain Martin

MAKING IT HAPPEN: FRED GOODWIN, RBS AND THE MEN WHO BLEW UP THE BRITISH ECONOMY by IAIN MARTIN A book launch.   At a Westminster location. Contact [email protected] to enquire about availability.  Iain Martin’s book on the financial crisis will be published in autumn 2013 by Simon and Schuster. Making It Happen: Fred Goodwin, RBS and the men who… View Article

Policy Forum Lunch: Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP

Policy Fourm Lunch Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State for Health This event is invite only.

Liam Fox Speech – Immigration: An Open & Shut Case

RT HON LIAM FOX MP “IMMIGRATION:  AN OPEN AND SHUT CASE” Throughout the UK’s history there is a theme of immigration and integration that has made this country one of the most open and generous places in the world. However, the wilful encouragement of massive and uncontrolled immigration by the previous government with no regard… View Article

Debate: Is the Iranian threat a ‘Dangerous Delusion’?

In association with the Centre for Policy Studies ADAM HOLLOWAY MP hosts a debate  Is the Iranian threat a ‘Dangerous Delusion’? Featuring: Douglas Murray – Associate Director of the Henry Jackson Society, and writer and commentator on foreign policy issues   Peter Oborne – Daily Telegraph Chief Political Commentator and author of ‘A Dangerous Delusion: Why the… View Article

Charles Moore Book Launch

Margaret Thatcher’s authorised biographer Charles Moore, who also gave the 2012 CPS Margaret Thatcher Lecture, was in attendance at the CPS for a book launch.  Charles spoke about volume one of his Thatcher biography ‘Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography, Volume One: Not For Turning (Vol 1)’, available to purchase from Amazon and all good bookstores. He retold excerpts… View Article

When the Money Runs Out – Stephen King book launch

Tuesday 4th June 2013, 6.30pm Stephen King, Group Chief Economist and Global Head of Economics and Asset Allocation research at HSBC, joins the CPS for the launch of his new book ‘When the Money Runs Out‘.   The Western world has experienced extraordinary economic progress throughout the last six decades, a prosperous period so extended… View Article

Keith Joseph Memorial Lecture – Michael Gove MP

THE 2013 KEITH JOSEPH MEMORIAL LECTURE    RT HON MICHAEL GOVE MPSECRETARY OF STATE FOR EDUCATION To view the speech or read a PDF version, visit the Keith Joseph Memorial Lecture news page.  Kindly hosted by the City of London Corporation

Policy Forum Lunch: Lynton Crosby

Policy Forum Lunch Lynton Crosby, Campaign Consultant to the Conservative Party.  This event is by invite only.

Roundtable lunch with Václav Klaus

The CPS is delighted to welcome the second President of the Czech Republic, Václav Klaus, back to the CPS for a roundtable lunch discussion. Klaus is visiting the UK to deliver the Adam Smith lecture in Cambridge on Wednesday 24th April. The roundtable lunch is an opportunity for politicians and journalists to hear Klaus’s views… View Article

Post Budget 2013 Breakfast Meeting

Thursday 21st March, 2013 from 8.30 for 8.45-9.45am The CPS is hosting a round-table breakfast meeting to consider the immediate reaction to the Chancellor’s 2013 Budget, announced the day before. Opening remarks will be delivered by: Andrew Tyrie MP – Chairman of the Treasury Select Committee Mark Gregory – Chief Economist of Ernst & Young LLP Dr… View Article

Deregulating for Growth – Rt. Hon Michael Fallon

RT HON MICHAEL FALLON  Minister of State for Business and Enterprise “Deregulating for Growth”  Monday 25th February 2013 Read the full text of the speech here.  To view some of the media coverage of the event, visit the news page. 

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