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Party Conference 2014

This year’s conference season will fall just eight months before the General Election and will see the main political parties raise the stakes, by moving beyond discussing general intellectual direction towards laying out concrete policy proposals and claiming ideological ground.

Join us at conference for an impactful and broad-ranging programme. Download our Labour,  Conservative and Liberal Democrat programmes. 

For more information contact Sophie Duder or Alice Meaning

Oct 5
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Trusting the demos: Does the public always know best?

Who know best, the experts or the people? We will be joined by Sir Menzies Campbell MP and Baroness Falkner to discuss this question of democracy. 

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Oct 5
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Unrepresentative democracy: Creating a more diverse political class

 

Baroness Falkner and Jeremy Browne MP will join Demos to consider how to make politics more representative. 

 

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Oct 6
Disability

Living with disability: The criminal justice system

Norman Lamb MP, Minister of State for Care and Support will join us for a private roundtable to discuss the cost of living with disability.

 

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Oct 6
Pensions

Brave new choice: Will the new pension freedoms deliver for consumers?

Following changes to the pensions system including the scrapping of compulsory annuities, Steve Webb MP, Minister for Pensions  will join Demos to discuss how guidance can be delivered in a new pensions landscape.  

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