Debate

2 months ago

Ten years on: banking beyond the crisis

To mark the tenth anniversary of the global financial crisis, Labour in the City launched an anthology of writing on the future of the financial services industry at a reception at London’s Guildhall with Alistair Darling, the former Chancellor of the Exchequer. More than 150 Labour in the City members heard Lord Darling offer his recollections on his role in stabilising the UK economy at the height of the banking…

6 years ago

Producers vs Predators debate records a score draw

Labour in the City jointly hosted an Oxford Union-style party conference event at the Labour party conference in Manchester on Monday, entitled the ‘producers’ vs the ‘predators’. A packed room heard from Tristram Hunt MP and Michael Izza on the producer side, vs Kitty Ussher and Mark Twigg arguing the case for the predators. The event was chaired by Chris Leslie MP. It was a spirited and light-hearted debate leading…