CentreForum hosted a lively fringe programme at the Liberal Democrat Spring Conference in Liverpool. Here are some summaries of what happened at each event.
Wednesday 11 March
Keynote speaker: Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills.
The video can be found here.
- Rt Hon Paul Burstow MP (Chair)
- Prof Lord Richard Layard, Director, LSE
- Karen Jackson, Director of Wellbeing, didlaw - ppt
- Paul Farmer, Chief Executive, Mind
- Karen Steadman, Senior Researcher, The Work Foundation - ppt
- Dave Moore, Head of Health, Safety and Wellbeing, Santander - ppt
- Fiona King, Benefits Rehabilitation Manager, Legal & General - ppt
- James Kempton, Associate Director, CentreForum - ppt
- Oonagh Aitken, Chief Executive, CSV - ppt
- Jan Hutchinson, Director of Programmes, Centre for Mental Health - ppt
27 November 2014
Rt Hon David Laws MP, Minister of State for Schools, chose CentreForum to deliver a speech on early years, schools and college policy in this parliament and beyond. The full text of the speech is below.
21 January 2015
- James Kempton, associate director, CentreForum (chair)
- Chris Thoung, researcher, CentreForum
- Louis Coiffait, CEO, NAHT Edge
- Zoe Carr, CEO, WISE Academies
- Lord Storey CBE, Liberal Democrat education spokesman, former head, Plantation Primary School
19 November 2014
Rt Hon Simon Hughes MP, Minister for Justice and Civil Liberties, delivered a speech to CentreForum and the Prison Reform Trust which outlined a liberal approach to reforming criminal justice and penal policy. The full text of the speech is below.