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The Conservatives' Response to the Credit Crunch

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LSE Public Lecture in association with the British Chambers of Commerce

Date: Friday 11 January 2008
Time: 11am -12pm
Venue: Shaw Library, Old Building
Speakers: George Osborne MP, David Frost
Chair:
Professor Danny Quah

In a major economic speech on the credit crunch, at a joint event with the British Chambers of Commerce, George Osborne will analyse how the first bank run since Victorian times could have been prevented. He will ask why Britain's economy was not better prepared for the global financial turmoil, and will outline what steps should now be taken.

George Osborne is Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, and MP for Tatton, Cheshire.  David Frost is Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce.

The event is organised in cooperation with the British Chambers of Commerce|.

Transcript

A copy of George Osborne's speech is now available to download:

Download: Preparing the Economy for the 21st Century| (pdf)

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