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Tom Steinberg

'Democracy in the Internet Age' Tom Steinberg
5pm - 6.30pm Room E171, East Building, LSE 28 Oct, 2008
Tom Steinberg, the Founder & Director of mySociety... read more

Jeremy Hunt MP

'A more ambitious role for public service broadcasting' Jeremy Hunt MP
9.30 for 10am 29 Oct, 2008
Jeremy Hunt MP, the Shadow Secretary of State for ... read more

Peston two

"Who runs Britain?" Robert Peston
6.30-8pm Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE 17 Nov, 2008
Robert Peston is the BBC's award-winning Business ... read more


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"Who runs Britain?" Robert Peston

Peston two Date: 17 Nov, 2008
To launch the paperback of Who Runs Britain? Robert Peston will give a public lecture at LSE explaining how the origins of the present financial crisis lie with the recklessness and greed of a generation of bankers and financial whizz-kids, and the jaw-dropping naivety of ministers and officials. Robert Peston is the BBC's award-winning Business Editor, who on September 17 2008, exclusively revealed that the UK's battered mortgage giant, HBOS, was being taken over and rescued by Lloyds TSB. He was Journalist of the Year in the Business Journalism of the Year Awards for 2007/8, and also won in the Scoop category. His award-winning blog can be found at www.bbc.co.uk/robertpeston. This event is an LSE public lecture. It is free and open to all however a ticket is required. Please contact the Press Office if you would like to reserve a press seat or have a media query about this event. Email pressoffice@lse.ac.uk.