The Post Election Conference

On Monday 11th May, in the immediate aftermath of the General Election, The TaxPayers' Alliance, Business for Britain, Conservative Home and the Institute of Economic Affairs hosted a major conference to consider the implications of the result on the next five years.

You can watch the recording of the conference from below or see what people said on Twitter using #PEC15

Part 1 - Click for timings

0:31:00 Welcome from Matthew Elliott, Chief Executive, Business for Britain and Founder, TaxPayers' Alliance
0:32:31 Opening presentation from Lord Ashcroft KCMG PC, introduced by Paul Goodman, Editor, ConservativeHome
0:57:27 Panel discussion: Scotland and the future of the Union
  • Rt Hon the Lord Forsyth of Drumlean
  • Iain Martin, Editor, CapX
  • Fraser Nelson, Editor, The Spectator
  • Paul Goodman (Chair)
1:40:13 Panel discussion: The Campaign in Review
  • Graham Brady MP, Chair, 1922 Committee
  • Stephen Bush, The Staggers Editor, New Statesman
  • Matthew Goodwin, Co-Author, Revolt on the Right
  • Jonathan Isaby, Chief Executive, TaxPayers' Alliance (Chair)
2:06:20 Address from the Rt. Hon. Dr. Liam Fox MP, introduced by Jonathan Isaby
2:48:45 Address from the Rt. Hon. Matthew Hancock MP, introduced by Mark Wallace, Executive Editor, ConservativeHome

Part 2 - Click for timings

0:00:00 Panel discussion: Prospects for change in the EU
  • Douglas Carswell MP
  • Matthew Elliott
  • Laura Sandys, former Conservative MP and Chair, European Movement
  • Mark Wallace (Chair)
0:30:45 Panel discussion: Priorities for the Parliament
  • Tim Montgomerie, Columnist, The Times and Founder, ConservativeHome
  • Dominic Raab MP
  • Rt. Hon. Elizabeth Truss MP
  • Mark Littlewood, Director General, Institute of Economic Affairs (Chair)
01:24:00 Closing remarks from Jonathan Isaby