Conservative conference 2018: pick of Sunday's fringe events

Posted On: 
29th September 2018

Overwhelmed by the number of events going on over the conference period? Don't worry, PoliticsHome has got your back. Here's a run down of the best to watch out for at Conservative conference on Sunday 30 September.

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12:45
How can the Conservative Party win back the under-45s in 2022?
Resolution Foundation
Hyatt Regency: Scherzo

Under-45s turned out in force for Labour in last June’s General Election and the Conservatives have a fight on their hands to win back younger voters. Health Secretary Matt Hancock, No.10 adviser Lord Cooper, and Times political columnist Rachel Sylvester get together to look at what the Tories will have to do to persuade younger voters to choose them at the ballot box.

 

15:45
Greener UK in conversation with Michael Gove
Greener UK
Hyatt Regency Birmingham: Andante

Michael Gove’s green policies have been the one source of positive headlines for the Government over the past year. But what is next for the green agenda, and what will change after Brexit? Join the cabinet heavyweight as he sets out his plans for the future of environmental policy.

 

16:30
The Future of Conservatism: In Conversation with Rt Hon Priti Patel MP
Centre for Policy Studies
ICC Birmingham: Level 4 Foyer (Symphony Hall)

Ex-Cabinet minister Priti Patel has become a popular figure on the Conservative donor’s dinner circuit in recent months with rousing speeches about the nature of Conservatism. With the fierce Brexiteer occasionally cropping up on the bookies outsider lists for next Tory leader this could be a critical pitch to the membership.

 

17:45
Making a Success of Brexit

BrexitCentral
ICC Birmingham: Hall 5

With conference set to be dominated by the ongoing row over the party’s negotiations with Brussels, these meetings with vocal Brexiteers Jacob Rees-Mogg, Daniel Hannan, and Priti Patel could prove to be a massive headache for the Conservative leadership.

19:30
Health & Care Forum Reception

Health & Care Forum             
Health Hall 10b, ICC   

The Health & Care Forum is an exciting collaboration of influential health and social care organisations delivering thought-provoking insights, dynamic conversations and the chance to shape the future of the debate.
 

20:00
PoliticsHome Quiz – MPs vs. Journalists
PoliticsHome
ICC Birmingham: Hall 10a

Tory MPs Jesse Norman and Richard Bacon go head to head against lobby journalists in the POLITICSHOME QUIZ: PARTY CONFERENCE EDITION! Come along to find out who remembers more about the last rollercoaster year in politics. A must attend.

 

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