November 1, 2017

Claire Perry MP: Bright Blue’s green conservatism conference

In Speeches

Good morning it’s a real pleasure to be here and great to see some old friends in the audience. I’m really proud to be asked to open what I think…

July 1, 2017

The Rt Hon Damian Green MP: Bright Blue’s Social Reform Conference

In Speeches

I want to thank Bright Blue for inviting me, but more importantly for providing an opportunity for serious Conservative thinking to take place. As we look ahead to the next…

March 22, 2016

The Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC MP: Conservatism and human rights

In Speeches

Thank you for inviting me to come along here this morning to participate in your conference and in particular in the launch of the essay collection on Conservatism and human…

January 21, 2016

The Rt Hon Oliver Letwin MP: Opportunity for all

In Speeches

What kind of society do we want to live in? How can we help Britain to be and remain that kind of society? But I want today to set out…

March 16, 2015

Nick Gibb MP: A winning formula for young people

In Speeches

It is a real pleasure to be able to take part in this Bright Blue conference focusing on the challenges and opportunities facing young people in modern Britain, not least…

March 10, 2015

The Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP: Preparing young people for life in modern Britain

In Speeches

The last time I spoke at one of these I made waves by saying I thought our Party needed to talk a bit more about what we’re for than what…

March 5, 2015

The Rt Hon Alan Milburn: Putting poverty at the heart of the 2015 election

In Speeches

Many thanks to the Fabian Society and Bright Blue for organising today’s event and to the Fabians for your important Inequality 2030 report.  Thanks are also due to the Webb…

November 26, 2014

The Rt Hon Damian Green MP: True Modernisation

In Speeches

In some Conservative circles modernisation has followed the path of “human rights” and “health and safety”: perfectly sensible concepts which have been distorted over time so that they are now…

July 7, 2014

The Rt Hon Matthew Hancock MP: Aspiration Nation

In Speeches

It’s great to be here, and I want to begin by thanking Bright Blue for hosting this conference. The central message from today is that we win elections when we’re…