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Watch along online as King's College London marks the 2024 UK general election with an evening of discussion, hosted by the Policy Institute, UK in a Changing Europe, Strand Group, King's Global Institute for Women's Leadership, International School for Government and the NIHR Health and Social Care Workforce Research Unit.

The event will feature the following academics, policy experts and leading commentators, as well as the chance to enter our exit poll prediction quiz and win our coveted Election Expert trophy!

Prof Shitij Kapur, Vice-Chancellor & President of King’s College London, will welcome attendees.

Keynote addresses

– Baroness Louise Casey, crossbench peer, commissioner of the independent review of the Metropolitan Police, and Visiting Professor at the Policy Institute

Lord David Willetts, Conservative peer, President of the Resolution Foundation, and Visiting Professor at the Policy Institute

With an introduction from Prof Bobby Duffy, Professor of Public Policy and Director of the Policy Institute.

Panel 1: Reflections on the campaign

David Aaronovitch, Journalist and author

Marie Le Conte, Journalist and author

Rob Hutton, Political Sketchwriter, The Critic

Prof Anand Menon, Director, UK in a Changing Europe, and Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs, King's College London (chair)

Sophie Stowers, Research Associate, UK in a Changing Europe

Panel 2: Exit poll reflections & challenges for the new government

Prof Sir Lawrence Freedman, Emeritus Professor of War Studies, King's College London

Paul Johnson, Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies

Ben Page, CEO, Ipsos (who oversee the BBC/ITN exit poll), and Visiting Professor at the Policy Institute

Jill Rutter, Senior Fellow, UK in a Changing Europe (chair)

– Hannah White, Director, Institute for Government

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