The British Ambassador to the Yemen, Sir Nicholas Hopton gave the ninety-seventh Mile End Group where he discussed, 'Foreign Becomes Domestic: The Work of the British Ambassador to Yemen'
Baroness Williams gave the ninety-third Mile End Group, The Third Sir Michael Quinlan Memorial Lecture, on the topic of, ‘The Ultimate Weapon: Deterrent or Dinosaur?’
Sir Stephen Wall, the former Permanent Representative to the European Union launched his book; 'The Official History of Britain and the European Community, Vol. II: From Rejection to Referendum, 1963-1975' at the eighty-seventh meeting of the Mile End Group
Sir Nigel Sheinwald, the recently retired British Ambassador to Washington gave the eighty-sixth Mile End Group on the future prospects for UK/US relations after the 2012 US elections
Sir Kevin Tebbit and Sir David Omand gave the eighty-fifth Mile End Group discussing the subject of Cybersecurity
Alastair Campbell was the guest speaker at the eighty-fourth meeting of the Mile End Group discussing the fourth volume of his diaries 'Burden of Power'
Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield launched his latest book, Distilling the Frenzy, at the eighty-third meeting of the Mile End Group
Professor Joesph Nye gave the second Sir Michael Quinlan memorial lecture on the question 'What is Ethical Foreign Policy Leadership?'
Professor Alex Kemp discussed 'The History of North Sea Oil and Gas' at the seventy-eighth meeting of the Mile End Group
David Willetts MP have the seventy-sixth Mile End Group on the subject 'Liberal Conservatism'