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Debating the BBC

Luke Temple

We should be boosting the corporation’s role in public life, not cutting it As the new Conservative government finds its feet it has made it clear it wishes to ‘sort out the BBC’.  If reported comments from the most hard-line and anti-BBC Conservative MPs are to be believed, some might even be planning to ‘go to war with it’, as … Continue reading

2 July 2015 by
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Tickets nearly gone for annual lecture by Robert Peston

With just under two weeks to go until the second SPERI annual lecture by Robert Peston: ‘Have we fixed the mess we’re in yet?’ tickets have almost gone. We cannot wait for the event that promises to be as exciting and insightful as the inaugural annual lecture by Rt Hon Ed Miliband last year. There are only a few places … Continue reading

8 April 2013 by
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Register to attend the Annual Lecture by Robert Peston

As the next SPERI event fast approaches, we’re delighted to announce the details. Following on from the first annual lecture by Rt Hon Ed Miliband in 2012, Robert Peston, The BBC Business Editor, will deliver the second annual SPERI lecture at 18.00 on Thursday 25 April 2013 at the Octagon Centre, University of Sheffield. Robert Peston, the BBC’s Business Editor, has … Continue reading

13 March 2013 by
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Marquand tickets gone & Peston postponed

Tickets for ‘Professor David Marquand in Conversation’ on Thurs 22 November 2012 are now gone. If you have not yet requested a ticket but would like to come, you are welcome to turn up on the night and we will do our best to accommodate you. The second of our annual lecture series, by Robert Peston, BBC Business Editor will … Continue reading

25 October 2012 by
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Robert Peston lecture postponed

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the second of our annual lecture series, by Robert Peston, BBC Business Editor has been postponed from Thursday 7 March 2012 to Thursday 16 May 2012. Details about how to get tickets for this event will be available nearer the time. On a different note, we are very pleased with the hugely positive response to the … Continue reading

19 October 2012 by
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