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FETL symposium

FETL Summer Symposium: Rising to the Challenge 2017

17th July 2017
The next five years will be a crucial time for the FE and skills sector, particularly in light of the UK’s vote to leave the European Union. James Kirkup has written that “Further Education is essential to the story of Brexit Britain”. The Conservative Party Manifesto promised a “National Productivity Investment Fund” with £250 million for skills. David Hughes, chief executive of the Association of Colleges (AoC), has said: “Post-Brexit Britain will need more self-sufficiency in developing skills.”
Lords Chamber - Parliament UK

Rt Hon Professor Lord Norton & Baroness D'Souza - The House of Lords & a Hung Parliament: how big an influence will the Lords have?

28th June 2017
Policy Connect has invited renowned constitutional expert Lord Norton to discuss how the Lords will have a greater impact on Parliamentary affairs and processes now that we are entering a hung Parliament.
Energy efficient homes

Small changes for big impacts: reducing climate change through energy efficiency

18th July 2017
Hosted by the Policy Connect sustainability team in cooperation with Smart Energy GB, this Parliamentary panel discussion aims to focus on and assess the impact energy efficiency can have on mitigating climate change.
Roundtable event

The Outcome of the Lords Select Committee Inquiry into the Long-term Sustainability of the NHS – a high-level discussion

11th July 2017
A special event on the outcome of the Lords Select Committee inquiry into the long-term sustainability of the NHS. This is a high-level roundtable and all spaces have been reserved.