Lee Anderson is the Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party and has been the MP for Ashfield and Eastwood, a previous Red Wall seat, since 2019. Prior to Parliament, Lee worked as coal miner and then later for Citizens Advice Bureau. He was also a Labour councillor until he joined the Conservative Party in 2018.
Katharine Birbalsingh CBE is founder and headmistress of Michaela Community School. One of the leading educational reformers of her generation, she is the editor of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Teachers: The Michaela Way (John Catt, 2016) and Michaela: The Power of Culture (John Catt, 2020).
Katharine Birbalsingh spoke on the topic: “It’s Detention for You!”
Lord (Daniel) Hannan is a Member of the House of Lords was a founder of Vote Leave and is founding president of the Initiative for Free Trade and adviser to The Board of Trade. He is a regular columnist for The Daily Telegraph and The Washington Examiner.
Lord Hannan spoke on the topic: “What Would Edmund Do?”
Melanie Phillips is a British journalist, broadcaster and author who has championed traditional values in the culture war for more than three decades. Her work has been published in The Times, The Jerusalem Post, and The Jewish Chronicle and regularly broadcasts on the BBC. She is the author of Guardian Angel: My Journey from Leftism to Sanity (Bombardier Books, 2018). Her essays can be found at https://melaniephillips.substack.com/.
Melanie Phillips spoke on the topic: “Reflections on the Revolution in the West”
The Rt Hon Sir John Hayes MP is Member of Parliament for South Holland and The Deepings and Chairman of the Common Sense Group, a group of conservative politicians who advocate for the future direction of the Conservative Party.
Sir John Hayes spoke on the topic: “Reviving the Conservative Constitution”
Theodore Dalrymple (Anthony Daniels) is a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a contributing editor of City Journal. He is a retired physician who, most recently, practised in a British inner-city hospital and prison. The author of many books, including Life at The Bottom and Our Culture, What’s Left of It, Dalrymple is a regular contributor to The Spectator and The Critic and writes frequently for National Review.
Theodore Dalrymple spoke on the topic: “Historiography and the State of the Western Mind”
Danny Kruger was elected a Member of Parliament in 2019. He previously served as Political Secretary to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, as chief speechwriter to David Cameron as Leader of the Opposition, and as chief leader-writer at The Daily Telegraph.
Danny Kruger spoke on the topic: “Tories Must Trust the People”
Lord (David) Frost is a Member of the House of Lords and former Minister for EU relations. As Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s chief EU negotiator, he delivered the Withdrawal and Trade agreements that ended Britain’s constitutional deadlock and enabled exist from the EU. In earlier life he was a professional diplomat and Ambassador.
Lord Frost spoke on the topic: “What Does Post-Brexit Conservatism Stand For?”
Miriam Cates was elected a Member of Parliament for Penistone and Stocksbridge in 2019.
Miriam Cates spoke on the topic: “The Conditions of Growth”
Christopher DeMuth is the Chairman of the National Conservatism Conference. He is a Distinguished Fellow at the Hudson Institute and was President of the American Enterprise Institute from 1986-2008. He was a White House official in Ronald Reagan’s first term, directing the Presidential Task Force on Regulatory Relief.
Christopher DeMuth will speak on the topic: “Representation and the Common Good”