18 October 2012

Party Conference fringe events 2012

million+ hosted, in partnership with the NUS, the following fringe events at the political party conferences

Liberal Democrats
Never Too Late To Learn – Mature students and higher education
Date / Time: Sunday 23rd September, 20:00 – 21:15
Venue: The Hilton Brighton Metropole (Kings Road, East Sussex, Brighton, BN1 2FU), Sandringham Room (no conference passes required)
Speakers: Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable MP (Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills), Liam Burns (President, NUS), Professor Patrick McGhee (Chair, million+), Baroness Sal Brinton
Chair: Linda Jack (Liberal Left)

Labour
Head and Heart? How a new higher education funding policy is a matter of fiscal credibility
Date /time: Monday 1st October, 5.30pm – 7.00pm
Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel (Peter Street, Manchester, M2 5GP), Stanley/Livingstone Room
Speakers: Shabana Mahmood MP (Shadow Higher Education Minister), Paul Blomfield MP, Liam Burns (President, NUS), Professor Patrick McGhee (Chair, million+)
Chair: Kim Catcheside (Champollion)

Conservative
Spiralling debt or sound investment? How higher education can tackle the deficit
Date / time: Tuesday 9th October, 5:30 – 6:30pm
Venue: Hall 10b, The ICC, Birmingham
Speakers: Rt Hon David Willetts MP (Universities and Science Minister), Liam Burns (President, NUS), Professor Patrick McGhee (Chair, million+)
Chair: Kim Catcheside (Champollion)


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