Date: Tuesday 9 December 2008
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speaker: David Cameron MP
Chair: Peter Sutherland
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.
Transcript and Podcast
A copy of David Cameron's speech is now available to download using the link below.
Fiscal responsibility and the recession (pdf)
A podcast of this event is available to download from the LSE public lectures and events podcasts channel.