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It’s that time of year again…
A balmy summer is coming to an end, the party conference season is just beginning, and the New Statesman is teaming up with dozens of partners and sponsors to deliver a huge range of fringe events attracting some of the biggest names in parliament, politics and business. Last year we hosted over 35 events across three conferences, bringing together policymakers and thought leaders for hours of enlightening and intelligent discussion and debate. Hosting MPs and peers from all sides of the House, we've organised panels of experts, Q&As and drinks receptions that are at the cutting edge of the conference calendar.
After yet another year of upsets and volatility in the UK political scene, this year's conferences are set to be as exciting and unpredictable as any, and the New Statesman will be at the forefront, bringing together politicians and high-profile figures in local government, charities, NGOs and industry, to discuss the most pressing policy issues and political controversies of the day.
Observations on union welfare
For years, about half of Britain seems to have been in love with Tony Blair. But there are signs tha
Michael Portillo said on <em>Breakfast with Frost</em> that, as a child, he had two ambitions - to b
Don't believe it - "Blair on the way out"
Rural Britain, frustrated, embittered and ignorant, truly hates foreigners
Ken Livingstone will not succeed in taking over the Notting Hill Carnival reports Darcus Howe
Spooks at work again, Harriet's prim hello, and the case of the missing MP
Blunkett revels in playing the hard man: he's the Millwall FC of Labour. For him to say he got it wr