Vince Cable - the future British economy in an uncertain world
At-Bristol, Bristol Harbourside
Vince Cable’s bestselling book, The Storm, explored and explained the causes of the 2008 world economic crisis and how Britain should respond to the great challenges it brought. In After the Storm, Cable, Business Secretary in the 2010-2015 coalition government, provides a unique perspective on the state of the global financial markets and how the British economy has fared since 2008, and offers his vision for the way the UK economy should be managed and steered into the future.
Cable argues that the 2015 election campaign lacked proper debate around the economic future of Britain, of how to make improvements in productivity to raise living standards, and above all how Britain can rebalance its economy and earn its keep in an increasingly uncertain global market. These are issues Cable will address from the vantage point of having spent the last five years at the heart of government.
This event is organised by the Bristol Festival of Ideas and supported by the Cabot Institute.
Tickets cost £9 and £7 for UoB staff and students, please present your UoB ID when booking.
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At-Bristol, Anchor Road, Bristol BS1 5DB
Tel: 01179 151000
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