Recent news and events from Conservatives in the City and our patrons.

The City of London Corporation has pledged to “reinvent itself” by encouraging small businesses and artists to “re-enter the city centre”, as the capital attempts to shake off the economic damage of the pandemic. You can read this here.

20 October 2020

A consultation to explore how the UK regulatory framework for financial services needs to adapt to our new position outside the EU. Find out more here.

14 October 2020

This ConservativeHome fringe event, hosted in partnership with TheCityUK, features:
– John Glen MP, Economic Secretary to the Treasury and City Minister
– Miles Celic, CEO, TheCityUK You can watch the event here.

04 October 2020

“Covid-19 gives us the chance to examine deeper questions about the nature and direction of economic policy. I believe it is time to have a rethink of our economic philosophy as a Conservative Party, and rediscover some fundamental Conservative principles.” You can read the article here.

14 September 2020

With the Brexit transition period drawing to a close, the United Kingdom has a unique opportunity for legislative and regulatory reform.” An excellent piece in City A.M. from our patron, Bim Afolami MP, on the bright future for the UK’s financial services sector. You can read the article here here.

3 September 2020

Great to see two of our patrons, Kemi Badenoch and Bim Afolami, nominated by the Patchwork Foundation for #MPoftheYearAwards for their work with disadvantaged and underrepresented communities. You can cast your vote here.

15 August 2020

The One Nation Caucus released their third report in their series on “One Nation Recovery Papers”, setting out options for how to protect the environment and tackle climate change while boosting the economic recovery. This paper had an excellent contribution from our patron, Anthony Browne, MP for South West Cambridgeshire.

13 August 2020

The One Nation Conservatives caucus published this report on upward mobility, true to “One Nation” principles as laid out by the founders of modern Conservatism. It sets out options for how to boost opportunity and social mobility and has contributions from two of our esteemed patrons: Felicity Buchan and Anthony Browne.

3 August 2020

The Government published its annual HM Treasury – Women in Finance Charter review. The report showed great progress and the continued impact of the charter which aims to encourage the financial services industry to improve the gender balance in senior management. The Charter, which now has over 370 signatories covering 900,000 employees, was launched by our patron, Harriet Baldwin, when she was Economic Secretary to the Treasury in 2016.

21 July 2020

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