Lord Willetts the former Minister of State for Universities and Science gave his inaugural lecture on Thursday 28 April 2016, setting out 100 years of science policy. He was joined by the President of the Royal Society Sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan.
Dame Margaret Hodge, MP for Barking gave her inaugural lecture on Wednesday 2 March 2016, reflecting on her experiences as Chair of the Public Accounts Committee for over 5 years
Charles Moore, former editor of the Daily Telegraph and the Spectator, celebrated the release of his new book, Margaret Thatcher - The Authorised Biography: Volume Two, Everything That She Wants, at King’s College London on Tuesday 20 October.
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.
Lord Adonis gave the one-hundredth and fifth Mile End Group on 'Two Futures For London,' Lord Heseltine & Professor Tony Travers were respondents
Professor David Miles of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee spoke on ‘Uncertainty and the Transition to a New Normal for Monetary Policy’, at the one-hundredth and third meeting of the Mile End Group
Sir Michael Barber gave the one-hundredth and second Mile End Group on, 'The Science of Delivery'
Sir Nicholas Macpherson gave the one-hundredth and first Mile End Group where he discussed ‘The Treasury View: a Testament of Experience’
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair gave the one-hundredth Mile End Group, where he discussed 'How Government Really Works'