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Alternatively, our events are all filmed and can be watched online. Click the individual events below to see the videos.
Housing and Planning Events
Tuesday, 20 July, 2021
13:30 - 14:30
‘Building Beautiful Places’ with Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, Nicholas Boys Smith Chair of Transition Board, Office for Place and Director, Create Streets and Joanna Averley Chief Planner, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. With a Q&A Chaired by Dean Godson, Director, Policy Exchange.
Thursday, 13 June, 2019
14:00 - 15:00
With Gillian Keegan MP, Sir Oliver Letwin MP
Venue: Policy Exchange
Monday, 3 June, 2019
9:00 - 10:00
Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP gave a speech at Policy Exchange sharing ideas on how to cultivate stronger communities and help people onto the housing ladder, including the possibility of drawing from pension pots for a deposit.
Thursday, 25 April, 2019
13:00 - 14:00
A panel discussion to consider whether the Government should support a modern generation of New Towns.
Tuesday, 2 April, 2019
13:30 - 14:30
How can more people be provided a beautiful place to call home? Pioneered by the work of John Ruskin, British Socialists have long had a vision for answering this question. In this panel debate we asked what that vision is today – and how beauty can be for the many, not the few.
Monday, 19 November, 2018
18:00 - 20:30
Architects should “stop being so defensive” and try to design houses that turn Nimbys into Slimbys (“something lovely in my backyard”), said Kit Malthouse MP, Housing Minister, at our Building More, Building Beautiful Conference – which brought together architects, planners, housebuilders politicians and journalists to discuss design and style in housebuilding. He praised Policy Exchange for “seizing the zeitgeist yet again”.
Wednesday, 14 November, 2018
18:00 - 19:30
The Inaugural Colin Amery Memorial Lecture on “The Fabric of the City” delivered by Sir Roger Scruton.
Thursday, 1 November, 2018
12:30 - 14:00
As part of Building Beautiful Month, the Syrian architect and author Marwa Al-Sabouni spoke at Policy Exchange on “The Loss of Home”. Marwa appeared in conversation with Sir Roger Scruton and was introduced by Tom Tugendhat MP.
Monday, 2 July, 2018
9:00 - 10:30
The new Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government set out his priorities for making the housing market work. In his first speech on housing Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP outlined his vision for strengthening communities and building the homes Britain needs.
Thursday, 7 September, 2017
18:00 - 19:30
A discussion with John Godfrey (Former Director of Policy at No 10), Fraser Nelson (Editor of the Spectator), Terrie Alafat (The Chartered Institute of Housing), Phillip Barnes (Barratt Developments Plc), and Susan Emmett (Head of Policy Exchange’s Housing Unit).