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Too difficult box lectures 2012
Too difficult box lectures 2012

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The Too Difficult Box

UEA Special Guest Lectures in Politics
Thu 1 Nov

Autumn 2012 Thomas Paine Study Centre Lecture Theatre 6.30pm

CHARLES CLARKE Paying for public services

Labour Party politician. NUS President (1975-77), Hackney Local Councillor (1980-86), Labour Party Leader Chief of Staff (1981-92), Labour Party Chairman (2001-02), Secretary of State for Education (2002-04), Home Secretary (2004-06), MP for Norwich South (1997-2010).

Thu 8 Nov


Plant scientist and geneticist. Regius Professor of Botany, Royal Society Research Professor, and Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge University. Awards: Royal Medal (2006), Knight Batchelor (2009) Harvey Prize (2009), and Fellow of the Royal Society.

Thu 15 Nov PATRICIA HOLLIS Fair pensions: possible?
Labour peer, Baroness Hollis of Heigham. Leader of Norwich City Council (1983-88), Opposition Spokeswoman on Social Security (1990-97), Parliamentary Under-Secretary at Department for Work and Pensions (1997-2005), Privy Counsellor (from 1999), and Deputy Lieutenant for Norfolk.

Thu 22 Nov LIZ SYMONS House of Lords reform Thu 29 Nov DAVID HUNT Regulating the media

Labour peer, Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean. General Secretary of the FDA (1989-97), Foreign Office Minister (1997-99), Minister of State for Defence Procurement (1999-2001), Minister of State for Trade (2001-03), Minister of State at the FCO, and Deputy Leader of the House of Lords (2003-05).

Conservative peer, Baron Hunt of Wirral, PC, MBE. Secretary of State for Wales (1990-93, 1995), Secretary of State for Employment (1993-94), and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (1994-95), MP for Wirral (1976-83) and Wirral West (1983-97), and Chair of Press Complaints Commission.

Society faces a set of issues that can seem intractable. In this lecture series, convened by the School of Political, Social and International Studies, experienced policy-makers look at the obstacles which make solutions difficult to achieve, consider how well-conducted politics might address those difficulties, and explore possible political solutions. FREE entry.

Further information: politicsevents@uea.ac.uk


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