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Feedback on Disability and Inclusion discussion

Thank you for the CPF’s Paper 5/2018: Disability & Inclusion, and for helping organise the roundtable with members to further discuss the paper. Both the paper and the roundtable provided interesting insights and I would like to thank everyone that contributed for the thought-provoking ideas that have arisen through CPF’s work.

Summary of Global Britain discussion

In response to the CPF discussion on Global Britain, we received submissions from 137 CPF groups, representing 165 constituencies plus five Conservatives Abroad groups and at least 1232 members. This represents the highest response rate since the CPF relaunched after the 2015 general election. In addition, over 3,500 Party members participated in an online poll based on question seven.

CPF roundtable at No.10 on employment and lifelong learning

Following the CPF's discussions on disability & inclusion and on the digital age, representatives from 15 CPF groups across the country yesterday joined the CPF Manager, Dr John Hayward, and CPF Voluntary Director, Flick Drummond, to participate in a roundtable discussion at 10 Downing Street to consider questions around employment and lifelong learning.

CPF at National Conservative Convention

CPF joined with the Conservative Women’s Organisation (CWO) at the National Convention Spring Forum to launch their joint working programme and celebrate 100 years of CWO.

Feedback on Digital Age discussion

Thank you to you and the broader CPF network for sharing their perspectives. As you know, the Government is making a number of investments in Digital through the Industrial Strategy as well as actions across many other departments. We are also looking at the risk of harm from the Internet, and the potential actions to prevent or mitigate these.

Sustaining Democracy Discussion Paper

How can we strengthen the Union, ensuring that the government serves people in every part of the UK? How can we encourage more people, especially young people, to participate in our democracy? Our second policy discussion of 2019 encourages us to reflect on Sustaining Our Democracy.

Summary of Disability & Inclusion Discussion

In response to our discussion on disability and inclusion, we received submissions from 89 CPF groups representing 106 constituencies and at least 664 members across the country. Of these, 1-in-8 were non-members, while about 1-in-5 were aged under-40.

Global Britain discussion paper

What should Britain’s role be in the world? How can we maximise our soft power through our aid, trade, and security commitments? How can we make ourselves safer and create more trade in a dangerous world? Our first policy discussion paper of 2019 is looking at Global Britain.

Feedback on Health & Social Care discussion

The CPF’s Health and Social Care discussion was very helpful, so thank you to you and the broader CPF network for sharing such a rich set of perspectives. As you know, the NHS is the Government’s highest spending priority and social care an area where the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is preparing to publish a significant Green Paper. From the number of CPF groups contributing these are clearly topics that members also feel strongly about.

CPF Women Entrepreneurs at No.10

On October 15th, CPF Champion for Women Entrepreneurs and founder of Make It Your Business, Alison Cork, and her team of MIYB Local Champions gathered from all corners of the UK for a round table at CCHQ and No.10.