Public Sector Speakers – after the 2008 crisis austerity reduced the role of the public sector. But UK spending still represented 40% of the economy – it’s higher in many EU nations. Speakers explain policy, politics, economics at a time when spending has suddenly become a lot more expansive.
Bob Ainsworth is a former Defence & Armed Forces Minister. His experience within Whitehall is extensive, he speaks at both day conference and after dinner events with equal knowledge, enthusiasm and wit.... [more]
Michael Arthur - President of Boeing Europe, and MD, UK and Ireland. A former top diplomat. Led the Maastricht Treaty negotiating team. Ambassador postings included Africa, Paris, Washington, India, Germany and as DG for Europe and Economic issues.... [more]
David Blunkett became one of very few blind MPs to reach the front bench and Cabinet, previously chairing the Labour Party nationally and managing education and employment in Tony Blair's first government. ... [more]
Anthony Browne, Conservative MP since 2019, previously Chief Executive of British Bankers Association, former director of think tank Policy Exchange, Health Editor, Environment Editor, Deputy Business Editor of the Observer, and Economics Correspondent for BBC TV and radio. ... [more]
Ken Clarke: Lord Clarke of Nottingham, former Minister for Health, Trade & Industry, Chancellor of the Exchequer and Shadow Business Secretary. One of the most experienced figures in British politics. ... [more]