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Events Round-Up: Thursday 8 March 2018

Prime Minister Theresa May meets with Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman at Chequers. She also meets with EU chief executives from various business sectors and hosts an International Women's Day reception at 10 Downing Street 

Home Secretary Amber Rudd and Justice Secretary David Gauke have launched a consultation on domestic abuse

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox speaks at the British Chambers of Commerce Annual Conference (10:00am). Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell (12:10pm), DUP leader Arlene Foster (12:30pm) and Shadow Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey (10:20am) also speak

Chief Secretary to the Treasury Liz Truss hosts a drinks reception for female entrepreneurs, business leaders and journalists at No.11 Downing Street tonight

Health and Social Care Secretary Jeremy Hunt speaks at the Chief Nursing Officer for England's summit 2018 

Wales Secretary Alun Cairns hosts a business breakfast meeting in Cardiff to discuss gender equality issues

Business Minister Andrew Griffiths has made an announcement on women and FTSE boards 

School Standards Minister Nick Gibb visits a school in Lewisham 

Chair of the Women and Equalities Committee Maria Miller has made a statement on International Women's Day 

Shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmer and Shadow International Trade Secretary Barry Gardiner speak at the Trades Union Congress Brexit and Industrial Strategy Conference (12:00pm)

Shadow Women and Equalities Secretary Dawn Butler MP will make an announcement on Labour gender equality policy

Kwasi Kwarteng MP attends a Resolution Foundation event on what to expect in the Spring Statement (9:30am)

David Lammy MP speaks at a Westminster Legal Policy Forum seminar

Ken Clarke MP delivers the keynote speech at the Independent Publishers Guild Annual Spring Conference (2:00pm)

Baroness Young of Hornsey hosts a Traveller Movement event to promote job opportunities for traveller women 

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan speaks at the London Assembly's annual International Women's Day event (6:30pm)


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