With a new government in place, this major public event provides an important opportunity to explore the priorities for digital government for the next five years with a panel of experts, including a keynote speech from Mike Bracken, head of the Government Digital Service.
Policy Exchange are delighted to host Nick Gibb MP, Minister of State for Schools, who will deliver a speech on the importance of academic subjects to delivering a fairer, more socially mobile society. The speech will set out the Government’s plans to build on previous reforms in the last Parliament, including the Conservative Manifesto commitment requiring all secondary school pupils to take GCSEs in EBacc subjects.
Policy Exchange is delighted to host Steve Hilton, Visiting Professor at Stanford University and former senior adviser to Prime Minister David Cameron, for a discussion of his new book More Human: Designing a World Where People Come First.
Rt Hon Alan Milburn, Chair of the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission, will deliver a keynote speech on the topic of education and social mobility. The speech will examine what actions the next government will need to take to ensure that education, especially technical and vocational education, can play in maximising opportunities for social mobility.
Policy Exchange is hosting a half-day conference looking into the increasing role of the government in the UK's energy market, with keynote speeches from Rt Hon Edward Davey MP, Rt Hon Caroline Flint MP, and Professor Dieter Helm.
This event is a follow up to our Freeing Housing Associations report and will consider the following questions what the future is for affordable housing. It will ask if we actually need social housing grant to deliver the affordable housing we need, if it is realistic or fair to expect housing associations to do more and look at the implications of welfare reform for building affordable homes.
This talk will examine if there really is a childhood obesity epidemic. It will also question how we can tackle it - should we put resources into prevention or intervention? And can we focus on children's weight without damaging them in the process?