The Mile End Institute's ‘In Conversation’ series brings senior figures from across the political spectrum and UK media to Queen Mary University of London for in-depth discussions about British politics. The interviewer is Philip Cowley, Professor of Politics at QMUL and Director of the Mile End Institute.
Sam Gyimah is Conservative MP for Surrey East and very recently has been appointed the new Minister for Universities and Science. He has wide government experience, having previously been the Minister for Childcare, the Minister for the Constitution, Minister for Prisons and Probation, a Government Whip, and Parliamentary Private Secretary to former Prime Minister David Cameron.
The event is open to the public and there will be opportunities for audience Q&A. The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception to which all are welcome.