Brexit and public opinion 2019

This all-day event will explore how public opinion has influenced British politics since the referendum and what political divisions and identities have been created and exposed.

9am: Registration opens

9.25am: Opening & introduction

9.30am: Keynote speaker: Sir John Curtice, The UK in a Changing Europe

10.30 am: Britain after Brexit: new political identities?

  • Paula Surridge, Bristol University
  • Sara Hobolt, London School of Economics
  • Jane Green, University of Oxford
  • James Kirkup, Social Market Foundation
  • CHAIR: Heather Stewart, Guardian

11.45am: Brexit and immigration: what do people want?

  • Rob Ford, University of Manchester
  • Bobby Duffy, King’s College London
  • Sunder Katwala, British Future
  • Heather Rolfe, National Institute of Economic and Social Research
  • CHAIR: Faisal Islam, Sky News

1pm: Lunch

2pm: Keynote speaker: Adam Boulton, Sky News

3pm: Brexit and the new party politics

  • Anand Menon, The UK in a Changing Europe
  • Tim Bale, Queen Mary, University of London
  • Liz Kendall MP
  • Iain Dale, LBC radio

4.15pm: Refreshments

4.30pm: The politics of the Union

  • Richard Wyn Jones, Cardiff University
  • John Garry, Queen’s University Belfast
  • Lisa Nandy MP
  • Alex Massie, The Spectator
  • CHAIR: Esther Webber, Times Red Box

Click here to register.

Venue: Congress Centre, 28 Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3NG.

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