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School of Politics and International Relations

Policy Making in Government and Opposition

18 June 2013

Time: 6:00 - 7:30pm
Venue: Committee Room 6, House of Commons

Speakers: James O’Shaughnessy (Director of Policy 2007-11, Conservative Party and Prime Minister), Polly Mackenzie (Senior Strategy Advisor to the Deputy Prime Minister), Nick Pearce (Head of No.10 Policy Unit, 2008-10).

Chair: Tim Bale (Professor of Politics, Queen Mary, University of London – co-organisers with the Labour Policy Review).

Speakers will discuss the balance between policy making and electoral messaging while in opposition, making policy that is ready for implementation on entering government, and how parties can refresh policy when they are in office.

If you would like to attend please email and put POLICY in subject header.

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