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Howard Davies and Oliver Letwin MP to debate contemporary issues

Rt Hon Oliver Letwin MP will be joining LSE Director Howard Davies in a Director's Dialogue at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) on Tuesday 21 October.

The Director's Dialogues are a series of debates at which key dilemmas and possibilities of the contemporary age are discussed by Howard Davies and a keynote speaker.

Howard Davies joined LSE as its Director on 1 October 2003. His previous appointments include chairman of the Financial Services Authority and deputy governor of the Bank of England.

Oliver Letwin is shadow secretary of state for home affairs and has been a member of the British parliament since 1997. He was a member of the Prime Minister's policy unit from 1983-1986.

Director's Dialogue with Oliver Letwin MP is on Tuesday 21 October at 6.30pm in the Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE, Houghton St, London. This event is free and open to all with no ticket required.

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To reserve a press seat, please contact Jessica Winterstein on 020 7955 7060 or email j.Winterstein@lse.ac.uk|

Notes

This is the first in a series of Director's Dialogues to be held at LSE. Details of further events will be posted on LSE's website when confirmed. Please check www.lse.ac.uk/events| for details.

Howard Davies
Howard Davies is Director of LSE. Previous appointments have included: chairman of the Financial Services Authority, deputy governor of the Bank of England and director general of the Confederation of British Industry. For more information, visit Meet the Director|

Oliver Letwin MP
Oliver Letwin was appointed shadow secretary of state for home affairs in September 2001. Previous to this he was appointed frontbench spokesman for constitutional affairs in June 1998, became shadow chief secretary to the Treasury in September 2000. His publications include Ethics, Emotion and the Unity of Self and Privatising the World.

15 October 2003

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