Liberal Democrat Party Conference 2014

For more information about any of these events contact Megan Poole or Michelle Cremin.

Monday 6 October

Backing a Britain that saves: A vision for pensions in 2020

Supported by Standard Life
08.00-09.30, Crowne Plaza SECC Staffa Room
Rt Hon Steve Webb MP (Minister for Pensions), Barry O’Dwyer (Managing Director of Workplace, Standard Life), Richard Lloyd (Executive Director, Which?), John Greenwood (Corporate Adviser), Nida Broughton (Chief Economist, SMF)


How to govern effectively and turn manifesto commitments into reality

Supported by the Institute for Government
09.30-10.30, SECC Dochart 2
Rt Hon Paul Burstow MP, Duncan Hames MP, Julia Goldsworthy (PPC for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle), Peter Riddell (Institute for Government), Emran Mian (Director, SMF)


Saving for the future: The pensions landscape post-2015

Supported by Aviva
20.00-22.00 By invitation only
Mike Thornton MP (Work and Pensions Select Committee), John Lawson (Head of Policy, Aviva), Nigel Keohane (Research Director, SMF)


Tuesday 7 October

Has the Coalition given universities a strong foundation for the future?

Supported by The Sutton Trust
09.30-10.30, Crowne Plaza SECC Barra Room
Rt Hon Vince Cable MP (Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills), Conor Ryan (Sutton Trust), Claire Crawford (Research Fellow, IFS), Nick Hillman (Higher Education Policy Institute), Rowena Mason (The Guardian), Emran Mian (Director, SMF)


Striking the balance between fairness and economic credibility post-2015

Supported by Provident Financial
13.00-14.00, SECC Leven Room
Rt Hon David Laws MP (Minister for Education and the Cabinet Office), Paul Johnson (Director, IFS), Peter Grigg (Director of Campaigns, Policy and Research, The Children’s Society), Philip Collins (The Times), Nida Broughton (Chief Economist, SMF)


Person-centred care: How to integrate health and social care

Supported by Bupa
20.00-22.00, By invitation only
Rt Hon Norman Lamb MP (Minister for Care and Support), Nigel Keohane (Research Director, SMF)