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Politics after Blair

A 'Question Time' style debate

7:30pm, Saturday 30 June 2007, King's College London, The Strand, WC2R 2LS

Shadow Chancellor George Osborne recently declared that the new Conservatives, and not Gordon Brown, are the true heirs to Blairite-style thinking. With politics reduced to a contest over managerial credentials and with few political alternatives in sight, this ‘Question Time’ style debate on the week of Blair’s departure from 10 Downing Street will ask what lies ahead for British politics, where the new political battlelines will be drawn, and inquire whether we are witnessing the death of politics altogether.


Linda Bellos: campaigner, political activist, former leader of Lambeth Council and director of Diversity Solutions Consultancy Ltd
Iain Dale: author, political commentator and blogger; founder, Politico’s bookshop; former Conservative candidate
Chris Huhne: Liberal Democrat MP for Eastleigh; Shadow Environment Food and Rural Affairs Secretary
Brendan O’Neill: Editor, spiked
Matthew Taylor: Chief Executive, RSA; former Chief Adviser on Strategy to the Prime Minister at No 10 Downing Street

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