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Events at Conservative Party Conference - Manchester 2013

Monday 30th September 2013 – Tuesday 1st October 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

    Chair: Tim Knox – Director, CPS

    Sponsored by Heathrow Hub


    Economic Green Shoots: what the Government should or shouldn’t do

    Monday 30 September, 18.00 – 19.15 Manchester Town Hall

    Andrew Tyrie MP – Chairman Treasury Select Committee

    Mark Boleat - Chairman of the Policy and Resources Committee, City of London

    Dr Gerard Lyons – Economic Adviser to the Mayor of London

    Fraser Nelson – Editor The Spectator

    Chair: Tim Knox – Director, CPS

    Sponsored by City of London


    The future of the railways - 20 years since privatisation

    Tuesday 1 October, 1pm, Raddison Blu Edwardian Hotel, Peter Street

    Simon Burns MP – Minister of State for Transport

    Arthur Leathley - Communications Director, Virgin Trains

    Tony Lodge – CPS Research Fellow and Author, Rail’s Second Chance

    Richard McClean - Managing Director, Grand Central Railway

    Chair: Tim Knox – Director, CPS

    Sponsored by Conservative Transport Group and Virgin Trains