Party conference schedule The Health Foundation will be holding multiple fringe events and partnering with other organisations to have a presence on their panels

25 September 2021

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  • Labour Party Conference: 25–29 September 2021, Hilton Brighton Metropole
  • Conservative Party Conference: 3–6 October 2021, Manchester Central Convention Complex

The Health Foundation will be organising and supporting a number of fringe events at this year’s Labour and Conservative party conferences, to take place in Brighton and Manchester respectively. Our events aim to engage stakeholders across the political spectrum with our presence this year focused on the government and main opposition party.

Our speakers will debate a range of topics including social care, levelling up health, and NHS funding challenges post-pandemic, ensuring that the Foundation has a strong voice in policy discussions throughout conference.

Labour Party Conference

Health Foundation event

Speakers:

Institute for Government event, in partnership with the Health Foundation

Speakers:

  • Graham Atkins (Chair), Associate Director of the Institute for Government
  • Justin Madders MP
  • Anita Charlesworth, Director of Research and REAL Centre at the Health Foundation
  • Dr Gemma Tetlow, Chief Economist at the Institute for Government
  • Sarah Neville, Global Health Editor at the Financial Times

Conservative Party Conference

Education Policy Institute event, in partnership with the Health Foundation

Speakers:

  • Natalie Perera (Chair), Chief Executive of the Education Policy Institute
  • Bradley Littlewood, young person and mental health campaigner
  • Donna McLaughlin, Director of Social Value Creation
  • David Hughes, Chief Executive of the Association of Colleges
  • Jo Bibby,  Director of Health at the Health Foundation
  • Tom Hunt, Member of Parliament for Ipswich

Health Foundation event

Speakers:

  • Dr Jennifer Dixon (Chair), Chief Executive at the Health Foundation
  • Anita Charlesworth, Director of Research and REAL Centre at the Health Foundation
  • Paul Brand, UK editor, ITV
  • Martin Routledge, Convener at Social Care Future
  • Richard Sloggett, Director, Future Health Research

Institute for Government event, in partnership with the Health Foundation

Speakers:

  • Dr Gemma Tetlow (Chair), Chief Economist at the Institute for Government
  • Jake Berry MP, Chair of the Northern Research Group and former Minister of State for the Northern Powerhouse 
  • Jo Bibby, Director of Health at the Health Foundation
  • Caitlin Doherty, Westminster correspondent, Yorkshire Post
  • Edleen John, Director for International, Corporate Affairs and EDI, the Football Association

Institute for Government event, in partnership with the Health Foundation

Speakers:

  • Graham Atkins (Chair), Associate Director of the Institute for Government​​
  • Anita Charlesworth, Director of Research and REAL Centre at the Health Foundation
  • Sarah Neville, Global Health Editor at the Financial Times
  • Dr Gemma Tetlow, Chief Economist at the Institute for Government
  • Paul Bristow MP 

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