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'
Charles Moore gave the ninety-ninth Mile End Group, and second John Ramsden memorial on the topic off 'Thatcher and Whitehall'
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'
Member of the Monetary Policy Committee Ben Broadbent delivered the ninety-sixth Mile End Group where he discussed 'Forecasting'