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Conservative Party Conference
Power to the people: democratic reform in action
Sun 30 Sept, 6.00pm, Windsor Room, Hilton Blackpool Speakers include: Rt Hon Theresa May MP, Shadow Leader of the House of Commons and Havard Hughes, Campaigns Director, Electoral Reform Society

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Building trust in brands: why business needs to care about the social agenda
Mon 1 Oct, 6.00pm, Nelson Room, Hilton Blackpool Speakers include: Rt Hon Oliver Letwin MP, Chairman of the Conservative Policy Review, Ben Clarke, Vice President UK & Ireland, Kraft Foods and MT Rainey, Horse’s Mouth

The state our children are in
Mon 1 Oct, 8.00am, Windsor Room, Hilton Blackpool Speakers include: Tim Loughton MP, Shadow Children’s Minister, Mike Thompson, Child Base Ltd, Josie Appleton, Manifesto Club

Is prison overcrowding encouraging more crime?
Tue 2 Oct, 8.00am, Windsor Room, Hilton Blackpool Speakers include: Nick Herbert MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Justice and Juliet Lyon, Director of the Prison Reform Trust

A nation fit for heroes?
Mon 1 Oct, 8.00am, Mortimer Room, Hilton Blackpool Speakers include: Dr Liam Fox MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Defence

High knowledge economy, low knowledge workforce?
Tue 2 Oct, 9.00am, Mortimer Room, Hilton Blackpool Speakers include: David Willetts MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Innovation, Skills and Universities and spokesperson from UFI

Are we on the road to nowhere?
Mon 1 Oct, 8.30am, Neville Room, Hilton Blackpool Speakers include: Theresa Villiers MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Transport and Nick Brown, Chief Executive, Serco Integrated Transport

Can we trust the professionals?
Tue 2 Oct, 12.45pm, Windsor Room, Hilton Blackpool Speakers include: Rt Hon Stephen Dorrell MP, Co Chair, Conservative Public Services Improvement Policy Group

Is the sky the limit?
Mon 1 Oct, 12.30pm, Beaufort Room, Hilton Blackpool Speakers include: Steve Norris, Chair Transport Working Groups, Quality of Life Commission and Tim Jeans, Managing Director, Monarch Airlines

Place shaping – just the next fad or the future for our communities?
Tue 2 Oct, 12.45pm, Mortimer Room, Hilton Blackpool Speakers include: Eric Pickles MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and Carole Souter, Heritage Lottery Fund

What future for Maggie’s children? Can we solve today’s generation clash?
Mon 1 Oct, 12.45pm, Full Circle Restaurant, Hilton Blackpool Speakers include: Chris Grayling MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and Mervyn Kohler, Help the Aged

Whatever happened to education, education, education?
Tue 2 Oct, 12.45pm, Beaufort Room, Hilton Blackpool Speakers include: Michael Gove MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, Jonathan Kestenbaum, Chief Executive, NESTA, Sir Michael Wilshaw, Mossbourne Academy and Jennifer Moses, Chief Executive, Centreforum

Green Cities or Green Belts?
Mon 1 Oct, 12.45pm, Nelson Room, Hilton Blackpool Speakers include: John Gummer MP, Chair, Conservative Quality of Life Policy Group, John Best, Chief Executive, Milton Keynes Council and Director, IPPR

Greener, Better, More: The race to build more green housing
Mon 1 Oct, 12.45pm, Sandringham Room, Hilton Blackpool Speakers include: Grant Shapps MP, Shadow Housing Minister, Imtiaz Farhooki, Chief Executive NHBC, Denise Chevin, Editor, Building Magazine

Foreign affairs question time
Tue 2 Oct, 12.45pm, Sandringham Room, Hilton Blackpool with Rt Hon William Hague MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary

Combatting Islamist radicalism: the way forward
Tue 2 Oct, 6.00pm, Beaufort Room, Hilton Blackpool Speakers include: Paul Goodman MP, Shadow Communities Minister, Shiraz Maher, ex Hizb u Tahrir activist, Haras Rafiq, Chief Executive, Sufi Muslim Council and Sean O’Callaghan, ex head of IRA Southern Command

Energy supplies: might Britain be held to ransom?
Mon 1 Oct, 12.45pm, Neville Room, Hilton Blackpool Speakers include: Alan Duncan MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Business Enterprise and Regulatory Reform and Denis Linford, Director of Regulation, EDF Energy

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