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    Our MPs to watch post-election

    In December's election, more than 180 seats across the country held a majority of less than 5000, meaning that we can expect a whole host of new faces in Parliament after the election. In this blog, we take a look at seven newly elected candidates who are “Ones to Watch” for Policy Connect and our supporters, and how we feel we could best work with them.

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    FETL Winter Symposium 2019 – ‘Setting up the Future: FE beyond 2020’

    The FETL Winter Symposium 2019 was held at the House of Commons on Wednesday 11th December 2019.

    With help from Policy Connect, the event brought together sector leaders, academics and practitioners to discuss how to set out an ambitious, long-term vision for the future of further education beyond 2020. The panel was made up of Baroness Alison Wolf of Dulwich, who was part of the Augar Review into Post-18 Education and Funding; James Kirkup, the Director of the Social Market Foundation; Lesley Davies OBE, principal and CEO of the Trafford College Group; and Kirstie Donnelly MBE, Group Managing Director at the City & Guilds Group. The event was chaired by Stephen Exley, Further Education Editor at Tes.

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    Policy Connect 2020 Events Schedule

    The last few weeks have been an interesting time for us here at Policy Connect and our stakeholders.

    After a General Election comes re-engaging all of our previous parliamentary stakeholder and attracting new ones to work towards our mission to lead the development of new policy ideas through evidence and collaboration. Oh - and all of our All-Party Parliamentary Groups must be reconstituted. All in all a busy start to 2020.

    We hope you can join us for some of our upcoming parliamentary activity and have shared our confirmed events for the first two months of 2020.

    For more information, click here

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