The UK and the euro (12 December 2011)

THE COALITION AND EUROPE AFTER THE HONEYMOON

12 DECEMBER – THE UK AND THE EURO

MARY SUMNER HOUSE, TUFTON STREET, LONDON SW1P 3RB

2.00 – 5.30 pm followed by a drinks reception

This, the third in a series of conferences held in conjunction with the Global Policy Institute and co-funded by the European Commission in London, examines the current state of Coalition policy towards the euro.

The conference series is entitled ‘The Coalition’s European Policy after the honeymoon’. The objective of these conferences is to review the European policy of the Coalition in its second year, examining in particular the growing internal and external strains upon the compromises which have until now underpinned its actions within the European Union.

This conference, The UK and the euro, looks at these strains particularly in the light of the continuing economic crisis. The speakers are as follows:

Benjamin Angel, Head of Unit, Economic analysis of financial institutions and financial stability, DG Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission

Graham Bishop, financial analyst and founder of grahambishop.com, Federal Trust Council member

Wolfgang Muenchau , Associate Editor, the Financial Times

Sir Brian Unwin, former President of the European Investment Bank, Federal Trust Council member

1.30pm Registration

2.00 pm First session

3.00pm Questions and answers

3.30 pm Tea

4.00 pm Second session

5.00pm Question and answers

5.30pm Concluding remarks, Brendan Donnelly, Conference Chairman

5.45 – 6.30 pm Drinks reception

If you would like to attend this third event of five, please reply to alison.sutherland@fedtrust.co.uk.

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