The First Budget post-Brexit!
Nottingham Civic Exchange - What does that actually mean for us as students?
Join us to discuss the first Budget after Brexit. This event will provide you with an opportunity to consider what the Budget will mean to you and the place you live.
- From: Wednesday 11 March 2020, 1 pm
- To: Wednesday 11 March 2020, 3 pm
- Registration: 12:45
- Booking deadline: Wednesday 11 March 2020, 12.00 pm
- Download this event to your calendar
On Wednesday 11 March, we are hoping that our very new Chancellor Rishi Sunak will deliver the Budget that his predecessor was planning. The government, in its manifesto, has made it clear that it is going to be making great investments into education, increasing the number of nurses in the NHS, and investing in the North and Midlands. But will this actually happen? What do you want to see happen?
This event is a unique chance to engage with the Budget, and discuss the key issues with your fellow students, academics, and citizens of Nottingham. We want you to participate in this event to discuss how you think the budget will actually affect us during our time here in Nottingham, as well as those who live here permanently.
We will be discussing the key announcements, what we think was missing from it, and what we think the government could be doing to create an economy that is suited to all of us. This event is about deepening student democratic engagement in something that affects our everyday life, and will continue to do so after graduation. This event will be providing the space for an open debate on these issues.
If this is something that you are interested in, please book your space via this link to receive updates.
*Due to the political uncertainty of this budget following the reshuffle we are still planning to host the event unless the situation changes. Please book your slot to express your interest in attending and we will keep you updated*
If you have any questions or simply want to talk about the session, contact Rich from Nottingham Civic Exchange.
A short briefing on the budget and key announcements will be shared with all attendees to outline how the Budget works and what is being discussed as the key Governments announcements.
Student placement hours
Politics and International Relations Students
This session has been designed to count towards your Politics and IR in Practice module by showcasing a key parliamentary event and linking it to your personal and local experiences. Contributing to this session will provide 3 of your 20 or 30 hours. Further opportunities to work with Nottingham Civic Exchange on this module will be forthcoming throughout the year.
Economics and Economics joint honours with Business Management students
Attendance at this workshop is equivalent to 2 hours and 1 individual event/activity towards your requirement to engage in and record at least 25 hours/5 separate activities of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) in your final year, to be recorded in your ePortfolio in support of your Reflective Report (60% of your module mark). It will also provide insight into your interpretation of data and reading and the policy recommendations for your Group Consultancy Project (40% of your module mark).
- Arrival, refreshments and budget quiz (with prizes)
- What the Budget announcement live
- Discuss the key announcements and how they impact you and Nottingham