Last chance!

For all those in the society who are interested in attending the upcoming Young Britons’ Foundation Training Conference at Wellington College you have until Monday 11:59pm to apply. So get your skates on!

Previous Training Conferences have proved to be an excellent and incredibly useful experience for anyone hoping to have a career in politics. This the conference is being heldat Wellinton College, Berkshire from 12pm Friday 23rd October to 1pm Sunday 25th October 2009.

This year’s speakers include:

  • Eric Pickles MP, Conservative Party Chairman
  • Daniel Hannan MEP, Co-Author of The Plan
  • Rt Hon Lord Forsyth, Former Secretary of State for Scotland
  • Gerald Howarth MP, Shadow Defence Minister
  • Andrew Rosindell MP, Shadow Home Office Minister
  • Greg Hands MP, Shadow Treasury Minister
  • Paul Goodman MP, Shadow Local Government Minister
  • Douglas Carswell MP, Co-Author of The Plan
  • Paul Staines, Guido Fawkes
  • Iain Dale, Blogger & Publisher
  • Jonathan Isaby, ConservativeHome
  • Nick Wood, Former CCHQ Head of Communications
  • Matthew Elliott, TaxPayers’ Alliance
  • Douglas Murray, Centre for Social Cohesion
  • Simon Richards, Freedom Association
  • Alan Mendoza, Henry Jackson Society
  • Russell Walters, Conservative Way Forward
  • Peter Whittle, New Culture Forum

And it has been revealled today that the following will also be attending:

  • Dr John Shosky, Former Speechwriter to the Reagan & Bush Administrations
  • Patrick Barbour, Businessman, Philanthropist & Think-Tank Pioneer
  • Lionel Zetter, Renowned Psephologist & Political Scientist
  • Peter Botting, Candidates’ Coach Extraordinaire
  • David Canzini, Former Head of CCHQ Campaigns
  • Jeremy Cape, Adviser to Oliver Letwin
  • Patrick Nicholls, Former Minister under Margaret Thatcher & John Major

It is this outstanding blend of speakers – ranging from senior Parliamentarians to think-tanks and movement leaders to eclectic conservative academics and coaches – that makes YBF conferences truly such a unique and enjoyable experience.

Thanks to the generosity of its donors, YBF is able to offer heavily subsidized places.

All-inclusive tickets cost only £120 per person (£65 for students in full-time education) and can be purchased online via PayPal or by sending a cheque made payable to “YBF” to 50 Churchill Square, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent ME19 4YU. You can also reserve a place by contacting Donal Blaney at

This generously subsidized price includes:

  • Tuition & Course Materials
  • YBF6 Delegate Pack
  • Accommodation in Wellington College
  • Ticket to the 3rd Annual Eric Forth Memorial Dinner
  • Ticket to the 6th Annual Margaret Thatcher Reception & Dinner
  • Cooked Hangover Cure Breakfasts on Saturday & Sunday
  • Free YBF Merchandise including posters, frisbees, pens

So if that seems like a good way to spend next weekend and spend £65 then apply now!

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