The fourth Institute of Historical Research-Strand Group 'Institutions of British Government' research seminar took place on Tuesday 8 September at 18.00.
Dr Jon Davis delivered the inaugural, Institutions of British Government Seminar Series - in partnership with The Strand Group. Discussing, The Secret Sterling Crisis of 1968.
On 2 May, the Strand Group hosted a half-day conference to mark the 20th anniversary of the New Labour government’s decision to give the Bank of England operational independence in 1997
On Wednesday 26 October The Strand Group and HM Treasury remembered one of the most momentous and traumatic episodes in its institutional history. Academics, politicians and officials past and present came together to mark 40 years since the UK government’s request for financial assistance from the International Monetary Fund in the autumn of 1976.
On Thursday 20th October 2016, Sir John Kingman the former second permanent secretary gave a lecture to the Strand Group entitled; 'The Treasury and the Supply Side'
The second meeting of the Strand Group, the signature events series of the Policy Institute at King’s College London, took place at the university’s Strand campus on 27 April. Sir Dave Ramsden, Chief Economic Adviser to the Treasury, Head of the Government Economic Service (GES) and recently-appointed Visiting Professor to King’s addressed a diverse and distinguished audience on ‘50 years of the Government Economic Service’.
Sir Nicholas Macpherson, the Permanent Secretary to the Treasury and one of several newly appointed Visiting Professors at King’s College London delivered a timely lecture on ‘The Treasury and the Union’ on 19 January 2015.
Sir Nicholas Macpherson gave the one-hundredth and first Mile End Group where he discussed ‘The Treasury View: a Testament of Experience’
Dave Ramsden the Chief Economic Adviser to HM treasury gave the ninety-eighth Mile End Group where he discussed, 'The Euro: 10th Anniversary of the Assessment of the Five Economic Tests'
Sir Nicholas Macpherson delivered the ninety-first Mile End Group where he discussed 'The Origins of Treasury Control'