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Reconnecting the European Parliament and its people: London Launch Event

Tuesday 1 December 2009, 6pm-7.30pm, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Room, Houses of Parliament

Chair: Stephen Twigg, Director, Foreign Policy Centre


  • Rt Hon Denis MacShane MP, Former Europe Minister
  • Rt Hon David Heathcoat-Amory MP
  • John Peet, Europe Editor, The Economist
  • Liz Atkins, Director of Public Policy, National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)

Welcome remarks: Sarah Lambert, Acting Head of Representation, European Commission Representation in the UK

The Foreign Policy Centre and the European Commission Representation in the UK are delighted to announce the launch of a new project, 'Reconnecting the European Parliament and its People. It will comprises a series of four events across the UK, followed by research, that will examine public awareness and attitudes towards the European Parliament, assess the problems that it faces and explore some possible solutions.

Download Event invitation (160 kilobyte PDF)