British Future at the 2015 party conferences

Posted on 24 September 2015

British Future will be speaking at events at the 2015  Conservative and Labour party conferences. Do come and join us.

We’ll also be tweeting during conferences from @BritishFuture.


Conservative Party conference, Manchester:


Tuesday 6th October 12.30pm-2pm

How do we combat home-grown extremism?
CoVi The Policy Factor  

Dominic Grieve MP, Nusrat Ghani MP, Sunder Katwala (Director, British Future), Jonathan Russell (Quilliam Foundation)

Fumo restaurant, 1 St Peters Square, Oxford Street, Manchester M1 5AN


Wednesday 7th October, 8am-9.30am

Has Britain got enough talent?
British Future, kindly supported by Ernst & Young

Suella Fernandes MP, Ryan Shorthouse (Director, Bright Blue); Margaret Burton (Ernst & Young); Sunder Katwala,(Director, British Future).

Roundtable seminar. By invitation only.



Labour Party conference, Brighton:


Monday 28th September 12.30pm

Winning in 2020: is Labour losing black and ethnic minority voters?
Chinese for Labour

Tom Watson MP (Deputy Leader), Damian Lyons Lowe (Chief Executive, Survation), Sunder Katwala (Director, British Future), Cllr Florence Nosegbe (London Assembly candidate)

Lecture Room, Friends Meeting House, Ship St, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1AF


Monday 28th September, 9.30-11pm

The Labour Party and Brexit


Mary Creagh MP, Seema Malhotra MP, Sunder Katwala (Director, British Future)

Regent Room, Brighton Grand.


Tuesday 29th September, 12.30pm-2pm

How do we combat home grown extremism?

CoVi The Policy Factor  

Yasmin Qureshi MP, Owen Jones (Guardian); Sunder Katwala (Director, British Future); Haris Rafiq, Quilliam Foundation

Pryzm Brighton, Kingswest, West Street, Brighton


Tuesday 29th September, 12.45pm

BAME Labour – How Can we Stop the Haemorrhaging of BAME Voters from Labour?


Simon Woolley (OBV), Kate Green MP, Keith Vaz MP, Matthew Rhodes (Director of Strategy, British Future)
Chair – Kamaljeet Jandu (GMB)

Hall 4 Hilton Brighton. Metropole Hotel.


Tuesday 6.30pm – 8.00pm

“What should Labour say about immigration?”

Lord Maurice Glasman, Dawn Butler MP, Kirsty McNeill (Save the Children), Matthew Rhodes (Director of Strategy, British Future)

Chaired by Polly Billington

St Pauls Church, West Street, Brighton, BN1 2RQ