Join Rt Hon Vince Cable MP along with Richard Paton, a member of Occupy LSX and Sir Stuart Etherington CEO of National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), as we explore what steps need be taken to ensure that capitalism begins to contribute to mending, instead of breaking, our society.
In his keynote speech Dr Cable will set out his vision for the future. Richard Paton and Sir Stuart Etherington will respond and then it’s your chance to put your questions and express your point of view as Steve Chalke chairs the debate.
So take your seat for what will be a thoroughly engaging and highly provocative evening.
Making Capitalism Responsible
What kind of capitalism will mend our broken society?
Wednesday 22 February 2012
7.00pm – 8.30pm (Doors open 6:30pm)
The Oasis Centre, 75 Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 7HS
Book now for your free place
“Making Capitalism Responsible” will provide a platform for informed debate with lots of audience participation around the big issues and financial questions raised by recent world events.
Rt Hon Vince Cable MP –
Secretary of State for Business and Innovation and President of the Board of Trade. Vince is also the Liberal Democrat MP for Twickenham and has published several books on international economics and trade.
In December 2011 Dr Cable warned “whingeing bankers” that the coalition was determined to reduce their hold on the economy and went on to suggest splitting high street banks from more risky investment banks.
Richard Paton –
A member of Occupy London, the ongoing protest against economic inequality, social injustice and corporate greed. Occupy LSX is part of a global movement that began in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street.
Sir Stuart Etherington –
Chief Executive of the National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO). Prior to his current role Sir Stuart was Chief Executive of the Royal National Institute for Deaf People.
Stuart is also pro-Chancellor of Greenwich University and a member of the Economic and Social Committee of the European Union. Stuart was knighted in 2010 for services to the voluntary sector.
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