Conservative Party Chairman and MP for Brentwood and Ongar, Eric Pickles was the speaker at our event last night. He managed to keep up entertained with tales of his experiences in the party, the effects and importance of schemes like the Social Action projects and how it is important that we win the next election rather than just having Labour lose it.
After the speech there was some time left for a wide range of questions from the audience on issues ranging from the EU, When will the next General election be? To, what is your favourite biscuit? This event saw an excellent turn out for members not just from UCL but also from other London Universities too.
Last night also was the first chance to see a real life mock up of our Society Hoodie (pictured below on Vice President Emma Double)
and a close up of the logo:
After much discussion there are a few changes that people would like to be made to the final version of the hoodie. For example looking into whether the hoodie could be available in blue with white logo/writing (for those concerned about the practicality of white) and if the logo could be made slightly smaller with the green of the Tory Tree to be made lighter and bolder to closer match the party logo. This idea is still a work in progress so if you have any further views, comments and/or suggestions leave them in the comments box or talk to Emma at our next event where Shane Greer will be speaking to us on Tuesday November 3rd 7:30.