Introduced by University of Glasgow Principal, Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli, David joined Centre Director Kezia Dugdale in conversation discussing his early life, his book "Tribes" and how he’s used the role of a MP to secure justice for the Windrush Generation and victims of the Grenfell fire.
In conversation with Kezia Dugdale, Tanni discusses her work in the House of Lords, looking at the Duty of Care in sport after high profile incidents of abuse, bullying, racism and discriminations, as well as her hopes and fears for the future.
She has been involved in community advocacy for most of her life, including working for former Governor Jack Markell, the late Attorney General Beau Biden, and as a White House intern during the Obama Administration. Most recently, she served as a spokesperson for the Human Rights Campaign, the United States of America’s largest LGBTQ equal rights organization.
He was part of David Cameron’s communications team in 10 Downing Street for four years and has also worked as Media Advisor to the British Forces in Afghanistan. He’s now the Director of Public Affairs for the London based PR agency PLMR.
Described as one of the greatest and most inspirational figures of the twentieth century, Ernest Bevin was the Minister of Labour in the wartime coalition during the Second World War. He was at Churchill’s right hand, masterminding the home front while the war supremo commanded the battle front.
Festival of Politics 2020: Is Digital Destabilising Democracy? – 21 Nov
How do we protect the truth in the digital age? During the Arab Spring social media was seen as a liberating force that empowered civil society, driving greater political participation from young people.