School of Social Sciences Guest Lecture - Gerry Sutcliffe
Parliament Week - Passed Glories: future challenges for sports and politics
In his guest lecture, Gerry will be reflecting on his time as a Government Minister for Sport and Tourism. With its remit to ‘drive growth, enrich lives and promote Britain abroad’, Gerry will explore the challenges facing the current Minister and Department – especially the future implications of Brexit upon this area.
This event is part of UK Parliament Week #UKPW18
- From: Thursday 15 November 2018, 5 pm
- To: Thursday 15 November 2018, 7 pm
- Location: Lecture Theatre 4, Chaucer Building, Nottingham Trent University, Level 1, Chaucer Building, Goldsmith St, Nottingham, NG1 5LP
- Booking deadline: Thursday 15 November 2018, 2.00 pm
Member of Parliament 1994 – 2015, Bradford South, Labour
Mr Sutcliffe was born in Salford. He moved to Bradford and then left school at 16 to work as a salesman at a Department store. He went on to work at a local newspaper and became the deputy branch secretary of the print workers trade union – SOGAT, while also becoming a member of Bradford City Council. He served as the council’s leader from 1992-1994. Gerry moved into National Politics in 1994 when he successfully stood for the by-election as the labour candidate for Bradford South seat for Parliament. Gerry has over 20 years’ experience as the MP for Bradford South and during this time held a number of key roles including that of Parliamentary Private Secretary, Minister for Employment, Consumer affairs and Police and Probation. From 2007-2010 Gerry served as the Minister for Sport and Tourism in the Brown Government – a role he held during the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Programme for the evening
5 pm Registration
5.30 pm Lecture and Q &A
6.30 pm Drinks reception
7 pm Close
This event is free to attend and open to all, however booking is required.
To book your place, click the Reserve your place button at the top of this page.
For more information about this event, please contact Rose Gann, School of Social Sciences, via email.
Level 1, Chaucer Building