A Memo to the next Prime Minster on the Nuclear Options Regarding the Replacement of Trident


TLG members Sir Nick Harvey MP and Lord Robertson of Port Ellen spoke at a BASIC event today ‘A Memo to the next Prime Minster on the Nuclear Options Regarding the Replacement of Trident’ alongside Mr Crispin Blunt MP, Dr. Matthew Harries, Toby Fenwick, and Dr Kate Hudson. The briefing laid out a range of options regarding the decision currently scheduled for 2016 for any follow-on nuclear deterrent system for the UK.

The discussion was chaired by another TLG member The Rt Hon Dame Margaret Beckett MP.

Shirley Williams to speak on international peace and conflict at 2014 Gladstone Lecture

Gladstone Lecture 2014
Reflecting on peace and conflict
Tuesday 21 October 2014
TLG member Baroness Shirley Williams will be speaking at this year’s Gladstone Lecture on international peace and conflict where she will be grappling with how we make sense of the turmoil we see around the world today.Baroness Williams, has extensive knowledge and experience in international affairs from a life-time of politics and is a Catholic. Growing up during the Second World War with parents who were prominent pacifists, her career has involved deep engagement with international affairs, including being Gordon Brown’s Adviser on nuclear proliferation while he was Prime Minister. She currently serves as an active Liberal Democrat member of the House of Lords and Professor Emerita of Electoral Politics at Harvard University. She is author of ‘God and Caesar: Personal Reflections on Politics and Religion’.
The event begins with a drinks reception at 7.30pm and the lecture starts at 8pm, followed by Q&A, ending at 9.30pm. It will be held at St James the Less Church, Vauxhall Bridge Road, Pimlico.

More info and tickets here: http://ldcf.net/web/gladstonelecture2014