British General Election 2010 event, March 2010The Magna Carta Institute at Brunel University held an event on 6 March 2010 looking at the British General Election to be held in May 2010.

The event featured a number of eminent speakers, including:

  • Sir Robert Worcester – founder of MORI, a survey research organisation, now Ipsos MORI
  • Peter Riddell – Assistant Editor of The Times
  • Lord Chris Rennard – former Chief Executive of the Liberal Democrats
  • Robert Evans – former Member of the European Parliament
  • Professor Justin Fisher – Director of the Magna Carta Institute

Discussions covered polling, coverage of the campaign in the media, and the likely outcome of the election. Professor Fisher commented that:

The event was lively and included a great deal of interaction with the audience. Overall, the day was a great success, with many scholars enthusing about such a stimulating day.