The British Foreign Policy Group is co-hosting an event in Leeds in association with the School of Politics and International Studies at the University of Leeds. This event is the fourth of the BFPG’s National Engagement Programme, a nationwide series of events which aim to generate greater public discussion about the UK’s international position and choices.
This event will bring a panel of speakers from across the UK together with a diverse audience to particular issues around Leeds and Yorkshire’s international prosperity, influence, and security and why/how that affects us in the UK.
Confirmed Speakers include:
Peter Jones, COO, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Fabian Hamilton MP, Labour MP for Leeds North East, Shadow Minister for Peace and Disarmament
Henri Murison, Director, The Northern Powerhouse Partnership
Molly Johnson, BFPG Student Ambassador and student at the University of Leeds
12:30- 13:15 Networking and Lunch
13.15- 13:30 Opening remarks
13.30-15.00 Panel Session