Sebastian Payne

Conservative conference: Tuesday fringe guide

Every morning throughout party conference season, we’ll be providing our pick of the fringe events on Coffee House.

It’s the third day of the annual Tory conference in Manchester and like yesterday, today is jam packed with tens of  fringes with interesting party members, MPs and the like. Here’s the best, ignore the rest:

Title Key speaker(s) Time Location
Renegotiate and Referendum: How to make the strategy work Tim Loughton, David Lidington, Andrea Leadsom, Mats Persson 08:00 Midland Hotel : Trafford Room

Killing the zombies and raising the innovators

Andrew Tyrie, Will Hutton 08:15 Manchester Central: Exchange 6 & 7
Internet Matters: Digital policy to accelerate the economy Adam Afriyie 08:30 Chetham Room, Novotel Centre
Clicks and Mortar: Education as a global export David Willetts, Lord Wei 08:30 Rylands Room, Novotel Centre
Electronic medical records: Whose information is it anyway? Nick Pickles, Sarah Wollaston 09.00 Hilton Manchester Deansgate:8&9
Ministers and Mandarins? How politicians and civil servants can work better together Francis Maude, Nick Herbert, Anne McElvoy, Paul Goodman 10.00 Manchester Central: ConservativeHome Marquee
How to fix corporate taxes David Gauke, Allister Heath 11:00 The Freedom Zone: Barbirolli Room
Policy Exchange & UCL Public Policy Greg Barker 11:30 Rylands Room, Novotel Centre
Why are left wing activists being funded with your taxes? Eric Pickles, Matthew Sinclair 12.15 Barbirolli Room, The Freedom Zone
High Speed Rail: Transforming our northern economies Patrick McLoughlin 12:30 Museum of Science and Industry, Liverpool Road: Garratt Suite 1
The global fight against online child sexual abuse content Maria Miller, Claire Perry 12:30 Midland Hotel: Rolls Suite
Three decades of declining trust in Government Chloe Smith 12:30 Manchester Central: Exchange 6 & 7
Building the schools we want: What can be done to deliver high performance? Charlotte Leslie, Chris Skidmore 12:30 Marriott Victoria and Albert : John Logie Baird Suite 1
To be or not to be in the EU? Kenneth Clarke, Bill Cash 12:30 Manchester Central: Charter 4
Opportunity Knocks: What can Conservatives do to capture voters now? Stephan Shakespeare, David Skelton 12:30 Manchester Central: Central 3
The Future Of The Railways: 20 years of privatisation Simon Burns 13.00 Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel : Pankhurst
Garry Gibbon in conversation with George Osborne George Osborne 13.00 Manchester Central, Exchange 9
Mehdi Hasan in conversation with Zac Goldsmith MP Zac Goldsmith, Mehdi Hasan 13.00 Manchester Central: Central 7
Why I left the Tories vs Why I’m staying James Delingpole, Roger Helmer 13.30 The Freedom Zone: The Barbirolli Room
Inspiring girls: how can we encourage young women to be ambitious and fulfil their potential? Maria Miller 14.15 Arora Hotel : Charters Suite
How can the Government help small business? Sajid Javid, Matthew Sinclair 14.30 Manchester Central: ConservativeHome Marquee
A More Liberated NHS?* Andrew Lansley 14.30 Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel : Beecham
The UK in a global race: Competitiveness of UK financial services Greg Clark, Tim Montgomerie 15:00 Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel: Richter
Defence: Delivering economic growth & security Philip Hammond 17:00 Manchester Central: Central 4
Carlton Club Political Committee Fringe Event Theresa May 17:30 Manchester Central: Exchange 1
Falling living standards and rising child poverty: The challenge for 2015 Claire Perry, Tim Montgomerie 17:30 Midland Hotel: Victoria Suite
Defence Policy for the next General Election Philip Hammond, Gerald Howarth 17:30 Manchester Central: Exchange 10
Does the Tory Party ‘get’ the North? Guy Opperman, David Skelton 17:30 Manchester Central: Exchange 4 & 5
The cost of living: The new battleground Elizabeth Truss, Dan Hodges, Mark Littlewood 17:30 Manchester Central: Cobden 3
Infrastructure investment and regional growth* Amber Rudd 17:30 Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel: Harty
What can the NHS learn from reforms to education? Jeremy Hunt, Nick Gibb 17:30 Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel : Barbirolli
Peak everything: Resource constraints and a secure and prosperous future Liam Fox 17:30 Manchester Central: Exchange 8
The Policing Fringe Damian Green, Hugh Orde 17:30 Manchester Central: Cobden 4
Can research and innovation fuel the UK economy? David Willets 17:30 Manchester Central: Exchange 6 & 7
Funding the UK’s future infrastructure needs Patrick McLoughlin 17:30 Manchester Central: Central 8
Good business: What role should business play in the local community? Robert Halfon 18.00 Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel: Thackeray
Hub Airport or Hub London? Zac Goldsmith, Steven Norris 18.00 Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount St: Main Hall
New Statesman in conversation with the Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke QC MP Kenneth Clarke 18.30 Manchester Town Hall: Lord Mayor’s Parlour
Can England ever love coalitions? Peter Bone, Peter Oborne 19.30 Midland Hotel: Derby Suite
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