22 September 2015
Time: 6:30 - 8:30pm
Venue: Arts Two Lecture theatre, Mile End Campus, Queen Mary University of London
A QMUL Mile End Institute event:
Jon Cruddas MP will give a keynote speech on the theme of English identity and radical politics.
As an advocate of the formation of an English Labour Party and the head of a review into the causes of Labour’s defeat, he will outline his ideas for the future of politics in England in the context of changing territorial identities within the UK.
- His speech will be followed by a panel discussion and questions from the audience
- The evening will be chaired by Ritula Shah of BBC Radio 4
- Professor Jane Wills, School of Geography, Queen Mary University of London
- Madeleine Bunting, writer and broadcaster
- David Skelton, Director of Renewal (a campaign group to broaden the appeal of the Conservative party to working-class and ethnic minority voters)
- All attendees are invited to join the speakers for a drinks reception after the event
- This event has been organised with the support of the Political Studies Association
QMUL Mile End Institute
The Mile End Institute, led by Professor Michael Kenny, is a major new policy centre based at Queen Mary University of London. Its mission is to deepen and challenge public understanding of the crises facing our systems of politics and governance, and to promote a richer debate about public policy issues and the UK’s role within the wider world.