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Event

Patron Dinner "Future of Business" Series with Richard Corbett MEP on the Future of Democracy

Beginning: Tuesday, 11 April 2017 19:00
End: Tuesday, 11 April 2017 21:00
Location: Maison du Luxembourg, 37 Rue du Luxembourg, 1050, Brussels, Belgium
Event fees: British Chamber members: €0.00 (incl. VAT)
Access: Patron members only

Event description:

As part of our Patron Dinner Series on The Future of Business, we are delighted to welcome Richard Corbett MEP to discuss The Future of Democracy.

Over a three-course dinner, Richard Corbett MEP will provide a short keynote speech which will be followed by a moderated Q&A session.

Venue to be confirmed.

Speaker:

Richard Corbett | MEP - SD - UK | European Parliament

Richard is Member of the European Parliament for Yorkshire & Humber, and Deputy Leader of the Labour MEPs. He is currently Chair of the European Movement in the UK, and was formerly the spokesperson for the Socialist & Democratic group on EU reform. He was first elected in 1996 and sits on the Fisheries and Constitutional Affairs committees. Between 2010 and 2014, Richard was political advisor to Herman van Rompuy, President of the European Council, advising on political and institutional issues, and on relations with national parliaments and the European Parliament. In 2012, Richard was voted the fourth most influential Briton in Europe, by a panel of journalists, retired diplomats, academics and think-tankers.

This event is held under the Chatham House Rule.
It aims to provide anonymity to speakers and to encourage openness and the sharing of information. It is now used throughout the world as an aid to free discussion. When a meeting, or part thereof, is held under the Chatham House Rule, participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed.

This event is exclusively open for members