Professor George Jones (LSE), discussed 'The Aides of British Prime Ministers from Walpole to Blair, 1721 to 2005'. David Willetts MP acted as the respondent
At the thirteenth meeting of the Mile End Group Professor Michael Barber the head of the Prime Minister Delivery Unit and Associate Editor of the Times Peter Riddell discussed 'How the Prime Minister gets things done; Peter Riddell'
Lord Lawson, Professor Peter Hennessy and Sir Samuel Brittan discussed economic policy in the 1950s at the twelfth meeting of the Mile End Group
At the eleventh meeting of the Mile End Group Sir Samuel Brittan and Lord Peston of Mile End discussed 'The Changing Role of Government in Economic Policy: Searching for the Holy Grail if it Even Exists'
The tenth meeting of the Mile End Group brought the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Defence Sir Kevin Tebbit and the Associate Editor of the Times, Peter Riddell together to discuss 'Contemporary Whitehall Reform: Good and Bad'
At the seventh Mile End Group Peter Davies discussed his thesis on The Mechanics of the Defence Intelligence Staff
At the fifth meeting of the Mile End Group, Garry Sheffield & Dr Dan Todman discussed editing the Douglas Haig diaries
At the fourth Mile End Group, former Cabinet Secretary Lord Wilson discussed '‘The Blair Government Revisited’.
The third Mile End Group discussed ‘London-Dublin relations 1970-74′ and was led by Fearghal McGoveran.
The second Mile End Group discussed ‘BBC World Service and Whitehall in the early post-war period’. It was led by Alban Webb and Robert Fox