Sunday, June 22, 2014

Governing as Liberal Democrats: Social Liberal Form conference, 19 July

I shall be attending this year's Social Liberal Forum conference, which  takes place at the Human Rights Action Centre, 25 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA on 19 July.

Tim Farron will deliver the William Beveridge Memorial Lecture and Vince Cable will give a keynote speech on the Economy.

The confirmed speakers so far include Tim Farron, Vince Cable, Ed Davey, Claire Tyler, Sarah Ludford, Kate Parminter, Julian Huppert, Lousewies van der Laan, Merel Hussein-Ece, David Howarth, Ibrahim Taguri, Kelly-Marie Blundell, Prateek Buch, David Boyle, Naomi Smith, Mike Tuffrey, Simon Radford and Duncan Brack.

The programme will include sessions on:
  • Welfare and food poverty
  • Choice, diversity and competition
  • Immigration policy
  • Green liberalism
  • Energy policy and poverty
  • Surveillance
  • The manifesto – where are we?
  • Prospects for social liberalism
We bloggers and tweeters are promised wifi throughout the building. The conference hashtag is #slfconf.

Book your place via the conference website.

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