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September 2018

Punch & Judy Politics

19th September 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm

The knockabout ritual of Prime Minister’s Questions sums up the highs and lows, the agony and the ecstasy, of parliamentary politics. We’re delighted to host an evening of conversation with Ayesha Hazarika and Tom Hamilton, who worked in the Labour leader’s office preparing Ed Miliband for the weekly ritual. Huge thanks to our lovely friends at Newgate Communications for hosting us. Ayesha and Tom will talk, and take questions, on…

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October 2018

An audience with Alistair Darling for the launch of ‘Ten Years On’

30th October 2018 @ 6:15 pm - 8:45 pm
The Livery Hall,
The Guildhall, 71 Basinghall St St
London, EC2V 7HH United Kingdom
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  A decade ago, financial markets were in chaos as the economy struggled to absorb the collapse of Lehman Brothers. Policymakers and central banks around the world fought to contain the after effects and avert further catastrophe. Join Labour in the City for an audience with Alistair Darling, Labour Chancellor of the Exchequer from 2007-2010, to talk about how events unfolded at the heart of the crisis, interviewed by our…

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December 2018

Brexit vote meeting in Parliament

11th December 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Labour City Lawyers (a group of the Society of Labour Lawyers) are organising a meeting on Brexit on Tuesday 11 December, the day that the House of Commons will vote on whether to support the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement. The meeting is co-hosted by Labour in the City and Labour Business. Please register via the Brexit vote meeting in Parliament Eventbrite page. Speakers will include: Dawn Butler MP, Shadow Secretary of…

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April 2019

Time for reform? The Bank of England under a Labour Government

3rd April 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
10 Old Bailey
London, EC4M 7NG United Kingdom
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The next Labour Government could undertake the biggest shake-up for decades in financial policy, including major reforms to the Bank of England. So what would the UK's central bank truly look like under Labour? How could the Old Lady of Threadneedle Street be re-engineered to meet Labour's economic and financial goals? Please join us for a panel discussion on Wednesday 3rd April. Speakers to include: Anneliese Dodds MP, Shadow Treasury…

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October 2019

Haven’t You Heard?: Gossip, power and how politics really works

10th October 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Newgate Communications,
Sky Light City Tower
London, United Kingdom
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Haven't You Heard?: Gossip, power and how politics really works. Marie Le Conte in conversation with Labour in the City

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September 2020

In conversation: Deborah Mattinson – Beyond the Red Wall

30th September 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The 2019 general election was disastrous for Labour. At the heart of the party’s defeat was the loss of the so-called Red Wall, around 60 seats stretching from the Midlands to the north of England To examine how these seats were lost, we’re delighted to be joined at 1pm on September 30th by Deborah Mattinson whose new book, “Beyond the Red Wall”, examines this titanic shift in party loyalties. Deborah…

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October 2020

Rushanara Ali MP meets Labour in the City

6th October 2020 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm

We're delighted that Rushanara Ali MP will be joining us for a conversation and Q&A session on October 6th. Rushanara is the Labour MP for Bethnal Green & Bow, where her constituents are close neighbours to the Square Mile. An influential backbencher, she is a member of the Treasury Select Committee and of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Inclusive Growth. Topics of conversation are likely to include the Treasury’s response…

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What can the City do for the rest of the UK?

28th October 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Panel: Olivia Blake, Labour MP for Sheffield Hallam Jessie Joe Jacobs, the Labour candidate for Metro Mayor of the Tees Valley Emma Reynolds, MD, Public Affairs, Policy and Research, TheCityUK Time: 1-2pm, Wednesday 28th October 2020, via Zoom Britain’s regional inequalities are straining the nation like never before. Contrasts in opportunity, prosperity, outcome and perception between north and south, urban and rural communities, London and the rest of Britain, burst…

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January 2021

In conversation with Rachel Reeves MP

18th January 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Labour in the City is delighted to be hosting an in-conversation event with Rachel Reeves MP. Rachel is Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, meaning her brief covers both Brexit negotiations and the future of the UK post COVID. With the UK out of the EU (one way or another) by January this will be a timely opportunity to hear from Rachel on Labour…

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March 2021

Launch event: rebuilding Britain after COVID-19

31st March 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online event

To launch an anthology of writing on progressive views of Britain's economic future, Labour in the City is hosting a panel discussion on rethinking, rebuilding, and reforming the UK in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. How can we put the nation’s finances on a stable footing without reverting to austerity? How have boardroom attitudes been changed and shaped by the health crisis? What lessons can we draw from the…

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