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Trade, Development and the European Union

European Institute Public Lecture

Date: Friday 4 February 2005
Time: 5:00pm
: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker:  Peter Mandelson
Howard Davies

In November 2004 Peter Mandelson took charge of External Trade Affairs for the new Barroso Commission. Prior to this appointment he has been a Member of Parliament for Hartlepool, UK, since 1992. Former positions include Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, working directly with the Prime Minister Tony Blair in his Cabinet Office, and Campaign Manager for the Labour party in 1997. Mr Mandelson studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics at St Catherine's College, Oxford.

Ticket Information

This event is free and open to all however a ticket is required. 

Tuesday 25 January update: all tickets have now been allocated.  
Tickets for this event will be distributed in the next few days.  Please note that one ticket per applicant will be sent out.  Any applicants who were unsuccessful in their ticket request will be advised as soon as possible.

Returns Queue:
There will be a returns queue in operation for this event. Shortly before the event starts we will fill any empty seats left by ticket holders with people from the returns queue.
The returns queue will be located on the ground floor of the Old Building beside the Old Theatre.  Entry is not guaranteed to this event via the returns queue.

Video Link Venue:
There will also be a live video link to the New Theatre, East Building. This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry to this venue will be on a first come, first serve basis.  Doors to this venue will open shortly before the event starts.


Text of Peter Mandelson's speech: Trade at the Service of Development (PDF)

For further information email events@lse.ac.uk