Corporate Lunch with Nick Hurd M.P. – Thursday 8th May 2014

Join us for Lunch with Nick Hurd MP, Minister for Civil Society at the Manchester Tennis   Racquets Club 33 Blackfriars Road M3 7AQ


Thursday 8th May 2014
12.00 for 12.30 pm
12.00 Reception with the
Nick Hurd MP
& the Chairman of MCS,
including a glass of wine.
Tickets £35 each
Dress: Lounge Suit

It is anticipated that Nick will be talking after lunch about his brief as the Minister for Civil
Society. The Minister for Civil Society is concerned with public sector efficiency and reform, including transparency and fraud, error and debt & public procurement.
The Minister is also responsible for:
 Volunteering, the Big Society agenda and charities, social investment and enterprises &
reforming public bodies.
Nick’s recent publications include:
 Guidance to help reduce waste and improve relationships when procuring public sector
construction projects.

 The new government fund to help community groups reduce energy bills and manage energy Son of Douglas, Lord Hurd of Westwell, born in Westminster and educated at Oxford, Nick represents the fourth successive generation of his family to serve as an MP. Elected in 2005, Nick Hurd is the Minister for Civil Society. Before entering politics he developed a business career over 18 years which gave him the experience of running his own business and representing a British bank in Brazil. In Parliament his focus has been on social policy and the need for stronger communities and better protection of our natural resources. Nick serves as a member of the Environmental Audit Select Committee (EAC) which concerns itself with environmental protection and sustainability.

For tickets or more information contact
Simon Moorehead – Corporate Members Secretary
By email or by telephone on 0161 224 2121
Manchester Civic Society, Norton Place, 361 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, M14 6XU

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