At the Conservative Party Conference: Tuesday 5th October
Our three delegates have had another busy day at the Conservative Party Conference today!
Follow the progress of Eve (Policy Manager, Data), Rein (Head of Sustainability) and Robert (Head of Assistive and Accessible Technology) below...
Our second day at #CPC21 has started and this morning Rein, Head of @Sustainable_pc, joins the discussion on #Technology, #Skills and jobs for #NetZero with Energy Minister @GregHands MP: https://t.co/GQH7crzBty— Policy Connect (@Policy_Connect) October 5, 2021
An important conversation on social prescribing and levelling - up chaired by @PaulMaynardUK. The discussion showed the need to support people holistically – incorporating digital inclusion, financial advice, health + more! pic.twitter.com/DMXgQa0jip— Robert McLaren (@RobertAJMcLaren) October 5, 2021
Eve later joined @csjthinktank's event 'Bridging the Skills Gap' where Minister for Apprenticeship and Skills @alexburghart stated that ‘Now is the time to create a generation who has the ability and desire to skill up and take advantage of the lifelong learning entitlement’ pic.twitter.com/h5yJsvKGkW— Policy Connect (@Policy_Connect) October 5, 2021
…I raised our #TalentAndTechnology report and the role that tech can play in unlocking opportunity – via Access to Work - and beyond! The Minister stressed that gov must collaborate with disabled people on the #AssisitveTechnology agenda. pic.twitter.com/gIUJw1zG5w— Robert McLaren (@RobertAJMcLaren) October 5, 2021
Rein joins the discussion at @CEN_HQ covering #NetZero and #Inclusivity being key to ensuring #FuelPoverty is eradicated and no one is left behind, alongside Energy Minister @GregHands, @Alex_Stafford MP & The Hon Geroge Brandis @AusHCUK, High Commissioner for Australia to the UK https://t.co/jlDsCFRV9b— Policy Connect (@Policy_Connect) October 5, 2021
An ebullient panel on #DigitalEconomy with the new Minister for Digital @CPhilpOfficial – it’s clear the Minister lives and breathes his brief. As I disused with Chris and his team #Accessibility #AssisitveTechnology represent a huge economic opportunity! pic.twitter.com/CWFJYbbpWL— Robert McLaren (@RobertAJMcLaren) October 5, 2021
Eve met @DamianCollins MP who highlighted the importance of gaining public confidence and trust in order to allow us to experience the benefits of sharing our health #Data; a topic that underpins the work of @DataAPG. https://t.co/D3CqHaQvav pic.twitter.com/Sgf1Zboehd— Policy Connect (@Policy_Connect) October 5, 2021