Past Events 1980's

1989

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker:

Mrs Helen Suzman, DBE (Hon)

 

On:

‘Developments in South Africa’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Sir Antony Buck, QC, MP

The Lord Hatch of Lusby

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Rippon of Hexham, QC, PC

 

St James's Court Hotel

 

November 2nd  1989

 

 


 

 

Speaker:

His Majesty, King Hussein of Jordan

 

 

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Earl of Bessborough, DL

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Earl of Bessborough, DL

 

 

July 20th  1989

 

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Rippon of Hexham, QC, PC

Chairman of the E-AG

 

On:

‘The Europe We Want’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Earl of Bessborough, DL

 

 

June 27th  1989

 

 

Speakers:

The Rt. Hon. David Howell, MP and The Rt Hon Peter Shore, MP and Mr Edward Rowlands, MP and Mr Peter Temple Morris, MP

 

On:

‘The Economic And Political Situation In Eastern Europe And Russia’

 

 

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Sir Antony Buck, QC, MP

The Rt. Hon. Lord Stewart of Fulham, CH

 

 

May 15th  1989

 

 

Speakers:

H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh, KG, KT and Herr Manfred Worner, Secretary-General of N.A.T.O. and General John Galvin, The Supreme Commander Europe

 

 

 

 

Banquet To Celebrate 40th Anninversary of N.A.T.O.

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Earl of Bessborough, DL

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Rippon of Hexham, QC, PC

 

Old Library, Guildhall

 

April 24th  1989

 

 


 

 

Speaker:

Sir Trevor Holdsworth

President, The CBI

 

On:

‘British Industry Today’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Sir Antony Buck, QC, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Rippon of Hexham, QC, PC

 

St James's Court Hotel

 

March 16th  1989

 

 

 

Speaker:

Sir Bryan Cartledge, KCMG

Former Ambassador to the USSR

 

On:

‘The Soviet Union Today’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

Opening Discussion at Dinner-Discussion

Sir Fitzroy Maclean, Bt, CBE

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Earl of Bessborough, DL

 

 

February 20th  1989

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Mrs Lynda Chalker, MP

Minister of State For Foreign And Commonwealth Affairs

 

On:

‘1992: Aspects And Implications’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Rippon of Hexham, QC, PC

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Rippon of Hexham, QC, PC

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Earl of Bessborough, DL

 

St. James's Court Hotel

 

January 18th  1989

 

 

Speaker:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO in lieu of H. E. Baron Hermann Von Richthofen

The German Ambassador

 

On:

‘Anglo-German Relations in a Changing Europe’

 

 

 

 

 

  1989

 


 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Thomson of Monifieth, Kt

Former Chairman, Independent Broadcasting Authority

 

On:

‘The Future of Television’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Earl of Bessborough, DL

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Chalfont, OBE, MC, PC

 

 

  1989

 

 

1988

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker:

H. E. Senor Jorge Eduardo Navarrette

The Ambassador of Mexico

 

On:

‘Latin-American-European Relations: A Perspective for the 1990s’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Rippon of Hexham, QC, PC

Opening Discussion at Dinner-Discussion

Ambassador William Middendorf

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

 

St James's Court Hotel

 

December 5th  1988

 

 

Speaker:

Mr Peter Oppenheimer

International Economist

 

On:

‘British Economic, Monetary and Fiscal Policies Today’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Rippon of Hexham, QC, PC

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Layton

 

 

November 21st  1988

 


 

 

Speaker:

H. E. Mr Ji Chaozhu

The Ambassador of China

 

On:

‘China and Europe’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Rippon of Hexham, QC, PC

 

 

October 27th  1988

 

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon Sir Geoffrey Pattie, MP

Former Minister for Information Technology

 

On:

‘The European Space Programme’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Earl of Bessborough, DL

 

 

July 25th  1988

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Chalfont, OBE, MC, PC

Chairman, Defence Committee, House of Lords

 

On:

‘N.A.T.O. and the Arms Control Trap’

 

 

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

 

 

June 1st  1988

 

 

Speaker:

Mr John Tusa

Managing Director, BBC External Services

 

On:

‘Broadcasting after Glasnost’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Sir Antony Buck, QC, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Rippon of Hexham, QC, PC

 

 

April 20th  1988

 

 


 

 

Speaker:

H. E. Mr Toshio Yamazaki

The Ambassador of Japan

 

On:

‘Japan and Europe’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Rippon of Hexham, QC, PC

 

 

March 1st  1988

 

 

 

Speaker:

Sir Nicholas Goodison

Chairman, The International Stock Exchange

 

On:

‘The International Stock Exchange’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Rippon of Hexham, QC, PC

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Rippon of Hexham, QC, PC

 

 

January 28th  1988

 

1987

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker:

Dr Gerald Honteregger

Executive Secretary, Economic Commission for Europe

 

On:

‘East-West Economic Relations from E.E.C. Perspectives’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Rippon of Hexham, QC, PC

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Rippon of Hexham, QC, PC

 

Goring Hotel, SW1

 

December 10th  1987

 

 


 

 

Speaker:

General John Galvin

Supreme Allied Commander , Europe

 

On:

‘N.A.T.O.'s New Attitudes in Defence and Nuclear Problems’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Chalfont, OBE, MC, PC

 

 

November 23rd  1987

 

 

 

Speaker:

Sir John Moberley, KBE, CMG

Former UK Ambassador to Iraq

 

On:

‘The Situation in the Gulf’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Rt. Hon. Geoffrey Rippon, QC, PC

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Geoffrey Rippon, QC, PC

 

St. James's Court Hotel

 

September 29th  1987

 

 

Speaker:

Baroness Hooper

Under-Secretary of State for Education and Science

 

On:

‘Education in Britain and the E.E.C.’

 

Ladies Luncheon

 

Vote of Thanks at Luncheon-Discussion:

Baroness Elliott of Harwood, DBE

 

 

July 2nd  1987

 

 

Speaker:

Admiral Lee Baggett, Jr, USN

Supreme Allied Commonder, Atlantic

 

On:

‘The Channel and the Atlantic’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Chalfont, OBE, MC, PC

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Layton

 

 

July 28th  1987

 


 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Chalfont, OBE, MC, PC

Chairman, Defence Committee, House of Lords

 

On:

‘N.A.T.O.'s Time Bomb’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Layton

 

 

June 29th  1987

 

 

 

Speaker:

The Hon. William Waldegrave, MP

Minister for the Environment

 

On:

‘European Environmental Year 1987’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Rt. Hon. Geoffrey Rippon, QC, PC

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Geoffrey Rippon, QC, PC

 

 

June 11th  1987

 

 

Speaker:

Mr Robert Maxwell, MC (Speech delivered by Mr Peter Jay)

 

On:

‘The Media and British Industry’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Geoffrey Rippon, QC, PC

 

 

April 23rd  1987

 

 

Speaker:

H. E. The Hon. Charles Price II

The American Ambassador

 

On:

‘The Truman Doctrine’

 

Commemoration of the 40th Anniversary of the Truman Doctrine

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. The Lord Chalfont, OBE, MC

 

Guildhall

 

March 12th  1987

 

 


 

 

Speaker:

The Lord Marshall of Goring, Kt, CBE, MRFS

Chairman, Central Electricity Generating Board

 

On:

‘Nuclear Power in Europe’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Lord Layton

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Chalfont, OBE, MC, PC

 

 

January 29th  1987

 

 

 

Speaker:

Admiral Sir Julian Oswald

Allied Commander-in-Chief Channel and Commander-in-Chief Eastern Atlantic

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1987

 

1986

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speakers:

The Rt. Hon. Viscount Whitelaw, CH, MC, Lord President of the Council and Mr Alan Beith, MP and Mr Tom Clarke, MP

Lord President of the Council

 

On:

‘New Policies in the Kremlin’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Sir Curtis Keeble, KCMG

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Layton

 

 

December 9th  1986

 

 


 

 

Speaker:

Sir Oliver Wright, GCMG, GCVO, DSC

Former Ambassador to USA

 

On:

‘Wimps and Cowboys: Anglo-American Relations’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Earl of Bessborough, DL

 

 

October 6th  1986

 

 

 

Speaker:

H. E. Monsieur Jean-Pierre Hocke

U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees

 

On:

‘World Refugees and Human Rights’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Rt. Hon. Geoffrey Rippon, QC, PC

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Geoffrey Rippon, QC, PC

 

 

October 28th  1986

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Lynda Chalker, MP

Minister of State For Foreign And Commonwealth Affairs

 

On:

‘Women in the European Community and the E.E.C. in General’

 

Ladies Luncheon

 

Chairman of Luncheon-Discussion:

The Baroness Elliott of Harwood, DBE

 

House of Lords

 

July 29th  1986

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Sir Geoffrey Howe, QC, MP

Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

 

On:

‘The Challenge to the West’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Chalfont, OBE, MC, PC

 

Guildhall

 

July 15th  1986

 


 

 

Speaker:

Sir Peter Marshall, KCMG

Deputy Secretary-General, Commonwealth Secretariat

 

On:

‘The European Community, The Commonwealth and the Future’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Geoffrey Rippon, QC, PC

 

 

June 30th  1986

 

 

 

Speaker:

Sir Anthony Parsons, KCMG, MVO

Formerly UK Ambassador to the U.N.

 

On:

‘The United Nations and the National Interest’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Dr Rhodes James, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Layton

 

 

May 20th  1986

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Baroness Young

Minister fof State for Foreign Affairs

 

On:

‘European-Atlantic Relations’

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Layton

 

 

  1986

 

 

Speaker:

Dr Wilfred Guth

Chairman, Deutsche Bank

 

On:

‘International Monetary Problems’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Rt. Hon. Geoffrey Rippon, QC, MP

Vote of Thanks in House of Commons:

The Lord Banks, CBE

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

 

February 10th  1986

 

 


 

 

Speaker:

General Sir Edward Burgess, KCB, OBE

Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe

 

 

 

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Chalfont, OBE, MC, PC

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

General Sir Harry Tuzo, GCB, OBE, MC

 

 

January 27th  1986

 

 

 

Speaker:

Ambassador J. William Middendorf II

Head of U.S. Mission, E.E.C. Brussels

 

On:

‘American Relations with the European Communities’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Layton

 

 

  1986

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Michael Jopling, MP

Secretary of State for Agriculture

 

On:

‘The British Farmer and The European Community’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Chalfont, OBE, MC, PC

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Layton

 

 

  1986

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Baroness Young

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs

 

 

 

Reception

 

 

 

  1986

 


 

1985

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker:

Mr Austen Kark

Managing Director, BBC External Services

 

On:

‘Food for the Mind: An Ecology of Broadcasting’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Mr Christopher Robson

 

 

December 2nd  1985

 

 

Speakers:

The Lord Ezra, MBE, Chairman, British-American Chamber of Commer and Mr Alan Woltz, Chairman, LRC International PLC

 

On:

‘British-American Industrial Relations’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Layton

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Lucas of Chilworth, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Trade and Industry and Mr Robert Sigmon, Chairman, The Pilgrims

 

 

November 27th  1985

 

 

Speaker:

H. E. Monsieur Jean-Paul Paye

Secretary-General of O.E.C.D.

 

On:

‘The Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Developmenmt’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Rt. Hon. Geoffrey Rippon, QC, PC

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Layton

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt Hon Lord Stewart of Fulham

 

 

October 28th  1985

 


 

 

Speaker:

Dr George A. Keyworth

 

On:

‘Science Adviser to the President of the United States’

 

 

The Impact of the Strategic Defence Initiave on the Western Alliance

 

 

June 17th  1985

 

 

 

Speaker:

Mr Klaus A. Sahlgren

Executive Secretary, Economic Comission, the United Nations

 

On:

‘East-West Economic Co-Operation’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Lord Banks, CBE

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Antony Buck, QC, MP

 

 

May 20th  1985

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Carrington, CH, KCMG, MC

Secretary-General of N.A.T.O.

 

On:

‘Security in Partnership’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Lord Layton

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Chalfont, OBE, MC, PC

 

 

April 26th  1985

 

 

Speaker:

H. E. Mr Abba Eban, MK

Former Foreign Minister of Israel

 

On:

‘The Balance of the Western Alliance’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Chalfont, OBE, MC, PC

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Layton

 

Institute of Directors

 

March 4th  1985

 


 

 

Speaker:

The Hon. Sarah Hogg

Economics Editor, The Times

 

On:

‘The Relationship between the E.E.C. and the U.S. Economies’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Mr Christopher Robson

Opening Discussion at Dinner-Discussion

The Rt. Hon. Lord Chalfont, OBE, MC, PC

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Layton

 

 

February 12th  1985

 

 

 

Speaker:

The Baroness Birk

 

On:

‘Problems of the Environment’

 

Ladies Luncheon

 

Chairman of Luncheon-Discussion:

The Baroness Elliott of Harwood, DBE

 

Cholmondeley Room, House of Lords

 

  1985

 

 

Speaker:

The Hon. Douglas Hurd, CBE, MP

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

 

On:

‘Northern Ireland’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Chalfont, OBE, MC, PC

H. E. Mr Noel Dorr, The Irish Ambassador

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Chalfont, OBE, MC, PC

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

Mr Eldon Griffiths, MP

 

 

  1985

 

1984

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Speaker:

Mr James Buckley

President, Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty

 

On:

‘Communications Across Frontiers’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Mr Eldon Griffiths, MP

 

 

November 27th  1984

 

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon Margaret Thatcher, FRS, MP

The Prime Minister

 

 

 

Thirtieth Anniversary Celebrations

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Chalfont, OBE, MC, PC

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Layton

 

Guildhall

 

July 11th  1984

 

 

 

 

Barbecue Supper, Concert & Dance

 

 

Hurlingham Club

 

June 25th  1984

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Michael Heseltine, MP

Secretary of State for Defence

 

On:

‘British Defence Policy’

 

Younger Members Group

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Sir Antony Buck, QC, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Chalfont, OBE, MC, PC

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

 

May 8th  1984

 

 


 

 

Speaker:

Mr Malcolm Rifkind, MP

Minister of State, F.C.O.

 

On:

‘Britain and The European Community’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Mr Christopher Robson

 

 

May 22nd  1984

 

 

 

Speaker:

H. E. The Hon. Donald C. Jamieson

High Commission for Canada

 

On:

‘Canada's Foreign Policy’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Chalfont, OBE, MC, PC

 

 

March 27th  1984

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Chalfont, OBE, MC, PC

 

On:

‘Future Relations with the People's Republic of China’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Maclehose of Beoch, CBE, KCMG, KCVO

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Layton

 

 

  1984

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Baroness Young

Minister of State, F.C.O.

 

On:

‘Women in International Affairs’

 

Ladies Luncheon

 

Chairman of Luncheon-Discussion:

Baroness Elliott of Harwood, DBE

Vote of Thanks at Luncheon-Discussion:

The Baroness Vickers, DBE

 

 

  1984

 


 

 

Speaker:

Dr Otmar Emminger

Presiden, German Federal Bank

 

On:

‘International Currencies and Interest Rates’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Rt. Hon. Geoffrey Rippon, QC, PC

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Chalfont, OBE, MC, PC

 

 

  1984

 

 

 

Speaker:

Mr Arthur Dunkel

Director-General, G.A.T.T.

 

On:

‘Latest Developments in G.A.T.T.’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Lord Layton

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Chalfont, OBE, MC, PC

 

 

  1984

 

 

Speaker:

H. R. H. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

 

On:

‘The Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme’

 

Council Reception

 

 

 

  1984

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Chalfont, OBE, MC, PC

 

 

 

Inaugural Meeting, Young Members Committee

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Mr Christopher Robson

 

 

  1984

 

 


 

1983

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker:

Mr Walter Goldsmith

Director-General, Institute of Directors

 

On:

‘European Free Trade Reforms’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Rt. Hon. Geoffrey Rippon, QC, PC

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Layton

 

 

December 12th  1983

 

 

Speaker:

Admiral Wesley MadDonald, USN

Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic

 

On:

‘Western Maritime Defence’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Rt. Hon. Geoffrey Rippon, QC, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Layton

 

 

December 1st  1983

 

 

Speaker:

H. E. The Hon. J. William Middendorf II

United States Representative to the Organisation of American States

 

On:

‘Latin-America and Europe’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Chalfont, OBE, MC, PC

 

 

November 28th  1983

 


 

 

Speaker:

Sir Kenneth Newman, QPN, LLB, FBIN

Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police

 

On:

‘Public Order in Free Societies’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr Eldon Griffiths, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Chalfont, OBE, MC, PC

 

 

October 24th  1983

 

 

 

Speaker:

Professor Alec Nove

Emeritus Professor of International Affairs, Glasgow University

 

On:

‘Economic Relations Between Eastern and Western Europe’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

 

June 29th  1983

 

 

Speaker:

The Baroness Elles, MEP

Vice-President, European Parliament

 

On:

‘The Role of the European Parliament’

 

Ladies Luncheon

 

Chairman of Luncheon-Discussion:

The Baroness Elliot of Harwood, DBE

Vote of Thanks at Luncheon-Discussion:

The Baroness Vickers, DBE

 

House of Lords

 

June 28th  1983

 

 

Speaker:

Professor Michael Howard, CBE, MC, D. Litt, FBA

Regius Professor of Modern History, University of Oxford

 

 

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

 

June 1st  1983

 


 

 

Speaker:

The Lord Layton

 

On:

‘The Channel -Fixed Link’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Sir Antony Buck, QC, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Earl of Bessborough, DL

 

 

April 20th  1983

 

 

 

Speaker:

The Lord Maclehose of Beoch, GBE, KCMG, KCVO

Former Governor of Hong Kong

 

On:

‘The Far East: With Special Reference to Hong Kong’

 

 

 

 

March 24th  1983

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Francis Pym, MC, MP

Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs

 

On:

‘The Alliance and Trans-Atlantic Relations’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

The Drapers Hall

 

February 14th  1983

 

 

Speaker:

H. E. The Hon. George Vest

US Ambassador to the E.E.C.

 

On:

‘American-European Relations’

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Mr Eldon Griffiths, MP

Vote of Thanks:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

 

January 26th  1983

 


 

1982

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker:

H.E. Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani

Saudi-Arabian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Earl of Bessborough, DL

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Earl of Bessborough, DL

 

 

March 31st  1982

 

 

Speaker:

Sir Clive Rose, KCMG

Former UK Ambassador to N.A.T.O.

 

 

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

 

April 28th  1982

 

 

Speaker:

Mr Peter Blaker, MP

Minister of State, M.O.D.

 

On:

‘Nuclear Arms and Arms Control’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Lord Layton

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

 

  1982

 

 


 

 

Speaker:

Sir Michael Palliser, GCMG

 

On:

‘British Foreign Policy in the 1980s’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

 

June 23rd  1982

 

 

 

Speaker:

The Baroness Trumpington

 

On:

‘Women in International Affairs’

 

Ladies Luncheon

 

Chairman of Luncheon-Discussion:

The Baroness Elliot of Harwood, DBE

 

House of Lords

 

  1982

 

 

Speaker:

Mr Christopher Tugendaht

Vice-President, E.E.C.

 

On:

‘Europe: Hopes and Fears’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr Ian Wrigglesworth, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

 

July 15th  1982

 

 

Speaker:

Mr C.W. McMahon

Deputy Governor, Bank of England

 

On:

‘US-European Monetary Relationships’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

 

  1982

 


 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Chalfont, OBE, MC, PC

 

On:

‘Latin-America and the West’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Layton

 

Royal Automobile Club

 

  1982

 

 

 

Speaker:

Herr Willy Brandt

German Socialist Leader

 

On:

‘The Brandt Report’

 

Luncheon Discussion

 

Chairman of Luncheon-Discussion:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

The Connaught Rooms, Great Queen Street

 

  1982

 

1981

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Carrington, CH, KCMG, MC

Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonswealth Office

 

 

 

 

Chairman of Banquet:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

The Mansion House

 

  1981

 

 


 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Soames, GCMG, GCVO, CBE

 

On:

‘Africa and the West’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

 

  1981

 

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Roy Jenkins

 

On:

‘Britain and the European Community’

 

 

 

 

June 22nd  1981

 

 

Speaker:

H.R.H. Crown Prince Hassan of Jordan

 

On:

‘Jordanian-European Relations’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Earl of Bessborough, DL

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Earl of Bessborough, DL

 

The Waldorf Hotel

 

March 23rd  1981

 

 

Speaker:

Mr Ivor Richards, QC

E.E.C. Commissioner for Social Services

 

On:

‘Europe Day’

 

Luncheon Discussion

 

Chairman of Luncheon-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Sir Geoffrey De Freitas, KCMG, QC

 

 

May 11th  1981

 


 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Chalfont, OBE, MC

 

On:

‘International Terrorism’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr Eldon Griffiths, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Layton

 

 

July 13th  1981

 

 

 

Speaker:

The Hon. John Louis, Jr

The American Ambassador

 

 

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

 

October 29th  1981

 

 

Speaker:

Miss Christina Foyle

 

On:

‘The World of Books’

 

Ladies Luncheon

 

Chairman of Luncheon-Discussion:

The Baroness Elliot of Harwood, DBE

 

House of Lords

 

  1981

 

1980

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Caccia and other Speakers

 

On:

‘Human Rights – After the Madrid Conference’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Lord Goronwry-Roberts

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Goronwry-Roberts

 

 

December 15th  1980

 

 

 

Speaker:

Mr Emile Van Lennep

Secretary-General, O.E.C.D.

 

On:

‘Economic Prospects for the O.E.C.D. Countries in the 1980s’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Lord Layton

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Layton

 

 

January 28th  1980

 

 

Speakers:

Viscount Etienne Davignon, E.E.C. Commissioner for Industrial Affairs and Mr Basil De Ferranti, MEP, Vice-President, European Parliament

 

On:

‘Britain and The European Communities’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Lord Layton

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Layton

 

 

  1980

 

 

Speaker:

Dr Kai Uwe Hassel

President, Western European Union Assembly

 

 

 

Reception

 

 

House of Commons

 

  1980

 


 

 

Speaker:

General Bernard Rogers

Supreme Allied Commander Europe

 

On:

‘N.A.T.O. and Europe’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr Eldon Griffiths, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

 

February 26th  1980

 

 

 

Speakers:

Sir William Montague-Pollock, KCMG, Director, British Committee for Cultural Co-operation, and The Lord Briggs, Provist, Worcester College

 

On:

‘European Education’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Layton

 

 

June 7th  1980

 

 

Speaker:

Admiral Harry Train, USN

Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic

 

On:

‘N.A.T.O. and the North Atlantic’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Lord Layton

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

 

  1980

 

 

Speaker:

Judge Deborah Rowland

 

On:

‘Justice, Women and Social Changes’

 

Ladies Luncheon

 

Chairman of Luncheon-Discussion:

The Baroness Elliot of Harwood, DBE

 

House of Lords

 

  1980

 

 

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