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Howard Davies and Sir Bill Morris to debate contemporary issues

Bill Morris, general secretary of the Transport and General Workers Union from 1991 to October 2003, will join Howard Davies, director of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), in a Director's Dialogue on Thursday 26 February at LSE.

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.

Sir Bill Morris joined the Transport and General Workers Union in 1958 and has held a wide range of elected positions within the union, including membership of its governing body, the General Executive Council. He became deputy general secretary in 1986 and was elected general secretary of the TGWU in 1991. He retired from this position in October 2003.

Howard Davies is director of LSE.

This event takes place on Thursday 26 February at 6.30pm in the Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE, Aldwych, London WC2A. The debate 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|

18 February 2004

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