Sunday, 2 October 2016

Conservative conference 2016

In a few hours I'll be heading off to Birmingham for the Conservative party conference. If you happen to be going, you might be interested in these events...

Monday 3rd October

12.30pm in the Policy Exchange Marquee

Sugar and Stability: Will taxing soft drinks create more economic harm than benefit? 

Speakers: Jacob Rees-Mogg MP, Member, Treasury Committee; Gavin Partington, Director General, BSDA; Christopher Snowdon, Journalist; Camilla Cavendish, Director, No. 10 Policy Unit (invited)

2.30pm in the Think Tent

Personal freedoms vs. protecting the vulnerable: How should we strike the balance?

Speakers: • Bob Blackman, MP for Harrow East • Nirj Deva MEP • Malcolm George, Chief Executive, Association of British Bookmakers • Syed Kamal MEP • Feargal Sharkey, Lead singer, The Undertones (Chair) • Chris Snowdon, Head of Lifestyle Economics, IEA

Tuesday 4th October

3pm at IET Austin Court 80 Cambridge Street (Adam Smith Institute)

Innovate not Regulate: How the nanny state harms public health 

Speakers: Lord Callanan, Former Leader of the Conservative Party in the European Parliament; Christopher Snowdon, Institute of Economic Affairs; Prof. David Nutt, Independent Scientific Committee on Drugs; Dr Madsen Pirie, Adam Smith Institute (Chair)

The Tuesday event is outside the secure zone, the others are inside it. There are also the usual parties outside the secure zone including the always-excellent FOREST bash.

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