Fiscal responsibility and the recession
Speaker(s): David Cameron MP
Chair: Peter Sutherland
Recorded on 9 December 2008 in Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House.
In December 2005 David Cameron was elected leader of the Conservative Party. Prior to this he held the position of Shadow Secretary of State for Education and Skills. He was elected to parliament in 2001 representing Witney. Before he became an MP, David worked in business and government. He worked as a Special Adviser in government, first to the Chancellor of the Exchequer and then to the Home Secretary. Afterwards he spent seven years at Carlton Communications, one of the UK's leading media companies, and served on the management Board.