Past Events 1990's

 

Speaker:

Sir Kieran Prendergast

Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, United Nations

 

On:

‘The Role of the U.N. in Conflict Prevention’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr James Gray, MP

Opening Discussion at House of Commons:

Mr Derek Prag, MEP

Vote of Thanks in House of Commons:

Sir John Osborn

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Lord Judd of Portsea

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Limerick, KBE

 

 

May 2nd  2000

 

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Geoffrey Hoon, MP

Secretary of State for Defence

 

On:

‘European Defence Policy’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Limerick, KBE

 

 

April 4th  2000

 

 

Speaker:

Sir Brian Unwin, KCB

Former President, European Investment Bank

 

On:

‘A View from the Heart of Europe:  Seven Years at the European Investment Bank’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr Frank Cook, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Limerick, KBE

 

 

March 23rd  2000

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Menzies Campbell, CBE, QC, MP

Liberal Democrat Spokesman on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Europe

 

On:

‘Foreign Policy’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Lord Judd of Portsea

Opening Discussion after Dinner:

Sir Timothy Garden, KCB

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Limerick, KBE

 

 

February 29th  2000

 

 

 

Speaker:

H. E. Mr Pertti Salolainen

Ambassador of Finland and Former Deputy Prime Minister of Finland

 

On:

‘The Finnish Presidency of the EU’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Limerick, KBE

 

 

January 31st  2000

 

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Dubs of Battersea

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

 

On:

‘Peace Making in Northern Ireland’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Lord Judd of Portsea

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Limerick, KBE

 

 

December 6th  1999

 

 

Speaker:

Mr Adair Turner

Director-General, Confederation of British Industry

 

On:

‘The Global State of British Trade’

 

Luncheon-Discussion

 

Chairman of Luncheon-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Limerick, KBE

Vote of Thanks at Luncheon-Discussion:

Lord Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA

 

 

 

November 15th  1999

 

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Irvine of Lairg

The Lord Chancellor

 

On:

‘Constitutional Change: The Regeneration of Democracy’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Lord Judd of Portsea

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Limerick, KBE

 

 

 

November 8th  1999

 

 

Speaker:

Sir David Gore-Booth, KCMG, KCVO

Former Ambassador to Saudi Arabia and High Commissioner in India

 

On:

‘British Diplomacy in the New Millenium’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Limerick, KBE

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Blaker, KCMG

 

 

October 25th  1999

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Baroness Jay of Paddington

Leader of the House of Lords

 

On:

‘The Reform of the House of Lords’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Lord Judd of Portsea

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Limerick, KBE

 

 

July 21st  1999

 

 

Speaker:

H. E. Herr Gerhard von Moltke

The German Ambassador

 

On:

‘Germany's Presidency of the European Union’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Lord Judd of Portsea

 

 

 

June 29th  1999

 

Speakers:

H.R.H. The Duke of York, CVO  and

Mr Janusz Oyszkiewicz, Minister for National Defence, Poland and General Sir Charles Guthrie, GCB, LVO, OBE and Lord Judd of Portsea

 

 

Chairman:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Carrington, KG, GCMG, CH, MC

Vote of Thanks:

The Lord Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA

 

 

Fiftieth N.A.T.O. Anniversary Banquet

Guildhall

 

May 17th  1999

 

 

 

Speaker:

Mr Ozdem Sanberk

Ambassador of Turkey

 

On:

‘Turkey's Relations with Europe’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Limerick, KBE

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Michael Burton, KCVO, CMG

 

March 15th  1999

 

 

 

Speaker:

Congressman Christopher Cox

Chairman, Policy Committee, House of Representatives

 

On:

‘The Role of America in the Wider World’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Lord Judd of Portsea

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Michael Burton, KCVO, CMG

 

St. James's Court Hotel

 

February 18th  1999

 

 

Speaker:

Professor Otmar Issing

Executive Board, European Central Bank

 

On:

‘The Euro:  The First Four Weeks’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA

 

 

January 28th  1999

 

1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Clare Short, MP

Secretary of State for Overseas Development

 

On:

 'International Aid and Development'

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Lord Judd of Portsea

Vote of Thanks in House of Commons:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE amd Ms Jenny Tonge, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Timothy Garden, KCB

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Peter Marshall, KCMG

 

Inn of Happiness, St James's Court Hotel

 

December 8th  1998

 

 

 

Speaker:

H. E. Mr Yuri Fokine

Ambassador of the Russian Federation

 

On:

‘Russia: The Present Situation’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr Richard Ottaway, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA

 

St James's Court Hotel

 

November 9th  1998

 

 

Speaker:

Mr Diego Cordovez

Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General

 

On:

‘Cyprus: The Present Situation’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

Sir David Hannay, CMG

 

 

October 12th  1998

 

 

Speaker:

Mr Douglas Henderson, MP

Minister for Europe

 

On:

‘The British Presidency of the E.U.’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Lord Judd of Portsea

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA

 

 

July 16th  1998

 

 

Speaker:

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

 

On:

‘Foreign Affairs’

 

Ladies Luncheon

 

Chairman of Luncheon-Discussion:

The Baroness Hooper

 

Cholmondeley Room, The House of Lords

 

June 29th  1998

 

 

 

Speaker:

H. E. The Hon Philip Lader

The American Ambassador

 

On:

‘The Inventive Relationship (The US and Europe)’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA

 

 

June 24th  1998

 

 

Speakers:

M. Jean-Claude Banon, President of the French Chamber of Commerce in the UK and Professor Alex Danchev, Keele University

 

On:

‘The First Year of the New Socialist Governments in France and the UK’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

Opening Discussion at Dinner-Discussion

Sir Peter Petrie, Bt, CBG

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

Sir John Fretwell, GCMG

 

 

May 7th  1998

 

 

Speaker:

The Lord Whitty

Minister in the House of Lords for the UK Presidency of the E.U.

 

On:

‘The British Presidency of the E.U.’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Lord Judd of Portsea

Opening Discussion at Dinner-Discussion

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA

 

 

April 8th  1998

 

 

Speaker:

Sir John Goulden, KCMG

United Kingdom Permanent Representative on the North Atlantic Council

 

On:

‘N.A.T.O.: Phase Two’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown, MP

Opening Discussion at House of Commons:

Menzies Campbell, CBE, QC, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

Opening Discussion at Dinner-Discussion

Admiral of the Fleet Sir Julian Oswald, GCB

 

 

March 12th  1998

 

 

 

Speaker:

Sir Stephen Wall, KCMG, LVO

United Kingdom Permanent Representative to the European Union

 

On:

‘Britain and Europe: Beyond Amsterdam to 2000’

 

 

Opening Discussion at House of Commons:

Lord Judd of Portsea

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

Mr Hugh J. Dykes

 

 

February 12th  1998

 

1997

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker:

The Hon. Shimon Peres, MK

Former Prime Minister of Israel

 

On:

‘The Middle East Situation: An Update’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA

Opening Discussion at Dinner-Discussion

Mr Derek Prag, MEP

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Sir Frederic Bennett, DL

 

 

December 2nd  1997

 

 

 

Speaker:

The Hon. Peter Caruana

Chief Minister of Gibraltar

 

On:

‘Gibraltar: A Modern State in Europe’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr Giles Radice, MP

Opening Discussion at House of Commons::

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Lord Judd of Portsea

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

Baroness Hooper

 

 

November 24th  1997

 

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. George Robertson, MP

Secretary of State for Defence

 

On:

‘UK Defence’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Lord Judd of Portsea

Opening Discussion at Dinner-Discussion

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

 

October 29th  1997

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Chalfont, OBE, MC

 

On:

‘N.A.T.O. Enlargement: The Significance of the Madrid Summit’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

 

 

July 16th  1997

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Julius Nyerere

Former President of Tanzania

 

On:

‘Africa Today and Tomorrow’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Lord Judd of Portsea

Opening Discussion at Dinner-Discussion

Mr Nick Hare, Deputy Secretary-General, Commonwealth Secretariat

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Peter Marshall, KCMG

 

 

June 3rd  1997

 

 

 

Speaker:

Mr Richard Scriven, JP, FRSA, CC

Chief Financial Officer, Corporation of London

 

On:

‘London as a World Financial Centre’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

Opening Discussion at Dinner-Discussion

Mr Edward Weiss

 

 

April 24th  1997

 

 

 

Speaker:

Senor Marcellino Oreja

The Spanish Commissioner of the E.U. for Information and the Inter-Governmental Conference

 

On:

‘Reforming the E.U. Treaties’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown, MP

Opening Discussion at House of Commons:

Dr Liam Fox, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

 

 

March 19th  1997

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Reverend The Lord Runcie

 

On:

‘Religion and Diplomacy’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

 

 

February 25th  1997

 

 

Speaker:

H. E. M. Jean Gueginou

The French Ambassador

 

On:

‘Anglo-French Relations Within The Community’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA

 

 

January 28th  1997

 

 

1996

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker:

Dr Pehr Gyllenhammar

Swedish Diplomat and Financier, Lazard Freres

 

On:

‘Political, Industrial and Monetary Issues – Scandinavia and Europe’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA

 

 

December 11th  1996

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Michael Portillo, MP

Secretary of State for Defence

 

On:

‘Global Security’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

 

 

November 21st  1996

 

 

Speakers:

Mr John Hume, MP and The Rt. Hon. Michael Ancram, QC, DL, MP

 

On:

‘Solutions for Irish Problems’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr Peter Temple Morris, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

H. E. Mr Edward Barrington, Ambassador of Ireland

 

 

October 17th  1996

 

 

 

Speaker:

Judge David Edward, CMG, QC

The European Court of Human Justicee, Luxembourg

 

On:

‘The Court of Justice: Friend or Foe’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA

 

 

July 18th  1996

 

 

 

Speaker:

Baroness Dunn, DBE

 

On:

‘The Future of Hong Kong’

 

Ladies Luncheon

 

Chairman of Luncheon-Discussion:

Baroness Birk

Vote of Thanks at Luncheon-Discussion:

Baroness Seear

 

The House of Lords

 

July 15th  1996

 

 

Speaker:

Miss Pauline Green

Leader of the Socialist Group in The European Parliament

 

On:

‘Challenges Facing The E. U.’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

Miss Joyce Quin, MP

 

 

June 24th  1996

 

 

Speaker:

H. E. Dr Jurgen Oesterhelt

The German Ambassador

 

On:

‘Germany and Europe’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA

Opening Discussion at Dinner-Discussion

Sir Oliver Wright, GCMG, GCVO, DSC

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

 

June 12th  1996

 

 

Speaker:

H. E. Ambassador Robert Hunter

US Representative to N.A.T.O.

 

On:

‘The Future of N.A.T.O.:  2000 and Beyond’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA

 

 

May 16th  1996

 

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. The Baroness Chalker of Wallasey

Minister for Overseas Development

 

On:

‘Overseas Aid - Worldwide’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

 

 

April 30th  1996

 

 

Speaker:

Sir David Hannay, GCMG

Former UK Representative to U.N.O.

 

On:

‘THE U.N.:  What it can Contribute to International Peace and Security’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA

 

 

March 26th  1996

 

 

Speaker:

Minister Silvio Fagiolo

Italian Representative, Intern-Governmental E.U. Conference

 

On:

‘Italy in Europe - The Inter-Governmental Conference’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA

 

 

February 8th  1996

 

 

 

Speaker:

Senator Frank Swaelen

President, Belgian Senate and President, O.S.C.E. Assembly

 

On:

‘Enhancing European Security Through European Diplomacy’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr Peter Temple Morris, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

 

 

February 27th  1996

 

 

1995

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker:

Mr Peter Sutherland

Chairman, Goldman Sachs International and Former Director-General, G.A.T.T.

 

On:

‘World Trade as Seen from London’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

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

Opening Discussion at Dinner-Discussion

The Rt.Hon. Sir Michael Palliser, GCMG

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

 

 

December 11th  1995

 

 

Speaker:

H. E. Mr Anatolly Adamishin

Ambassador of the Russian Federation

 

On:

‘Russia and the West Together into the 21st Century’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA

Opening Discussion at Dinner-Discussion

Dr Ian Elliot

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Rodric Braithwaite, KCMG

 

 

November 29th  1995

 

 

 

Speaker:

Sir Dudley Smith, DL, MP

President, Western European Union Assembly

 

On:

‘The Future of European Defence and Security’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

Opening Discussion at Dinner-Discussion

Admiral of the Fleet Sir Julian Oswald, GCB

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA

 

 

October 26th  1995

 

 

 

Speaker:

The Countess of Limerick, CBE

 

On:

‘The International Red Cross in Bosnia and Elsewhere’

 

Ladies Luncheon

 

Chairman of Luncheon-Discussion:

The Baroness Birk

Vote of Thanks at Luncheon-Discussion:

The Baroness Birk

 

The House of Lords

 

July 24th  1995

 

 

Speaker:

Monsieur Francois Duchene

Author of 'Jean Monnet: Technician of Supranationality'

 

 

 

 

Luncheon-Discussion

 

Opening Luncheon-Discussion:

Mr David Marsh

Vote of Thanks at Luncheon-Discussion:

The Lord Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA

 

 

July 17th  1995

 

 

Speaker:

Mr Will Hutton

Assistant Editor, The Guardian and Author, 'The State We're In'

 

On:

‘The State We're In’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA

 

 

June 26th  1995

 

 

Speakers:

Sir Richard Morris, CBE, Chairman, UK Nirex Ltd and Mr Michael Folger, Managing Director, UK Nirex Ltd

 

On:

‘Radioactive Waste Disposal’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown, MP

Opening Discussion at House of Commons:

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Admiral of the Fleet Sir Julian Oswald, KBE

 

 

May 22nd  1995

 

 

 

Speaker:

H. E. The Hon Royce Frith, QC

High Commissioner for Canada

 

On:

‘The World Problem of Over-Fishing’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

 

 

April 27th  1995

 

 

Speaker:

H. E. Admiral William J. Crowe

Ambassador of the United States

 

On:

‘The United States and Europe’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Rt. Hon. Michael Jopling, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

Opening Discussion at Dinner-Discussion

Admiral of the Fleet Sir Julian Oswald, GCB

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

Ms Joyce Quin, MP

 

 

March 22nd  1995

 

 

Speaker:

H.E. The Hon Neal Blewett

High Commissioner for Australia

 

On:

‘Australia and The Pacific Rim’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr Peter Temple Morris, MP

Opening Discussion at House of Commons:

Mr Austin Mitchell, MP

Vote of Thanks in House of Commons:

Lord Judd of Portsea

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA

Opening Discussion at Dinner-Discussion

Dr Norman Godman, MP

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

 

 

February 20th  1995

 

 

 

Speaker:

Dr Kevin Klose

President of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty

 

On:

‘International Broadcasting in the Post-Cold War Era’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr Ray Whitney, OBE, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

 

January 25th  1995

 

 

1994

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker:

H. E. Dr Mohammed I. Shaker

Ambassador of Egypt

 

On:

‘Egypt and the Multi-Faceted Middle East Peace Process’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA

Opening Discussion at Dinner-Discussion

Sir John Moberly, KCMG

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Sigmund Sternberg, O. St J, KCSG, JP

 

 

December 3rd  1994

 

 

Speaker:

Ambassador Sergio Silvio Balanzino

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

 

On:

‘The Current Tasks of the Atlantic Alliance’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA

 

 

November 3rd  1994

 

 

Speaker:

The Lord Richard, QC

Opposition Leader, House of Lords

 

On:

‘The Views of the Opposition on Foreign Affairs’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr Peter Temple Morris, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

 

 

October 19th  1994

 

 

 

Speaker:

Mr David Tatham, CMG

Governor of the Falkland Islands

 

On:

‘The Falklands: Today and Tomorrow’

 

Luncheon-Discussion

 

Chairman of Luncheon-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

Vote of Thanks at Luncheon-Discussion:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

 

July 21st  1994

 

 

Speaker:

The Baroness Cox

Deputy Chairman, British-Armenian Parliamentary Group

 

On:

‘The Situation in Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh’

 

Ladies Luncheon

 

Chairman of Luncheon-Discussion:

The Baroness Birk

 

Cholondeley Room, House of Lords

 

July 14th  1994

 

 

Speaker:

H. E. Mr Boris Dimitrievich Pankin

The Russian Ambassador

 

On:

‘Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr Douglas Henderson, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

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

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

 

July 11th  1994

 

 

 

Speaker:

The Lord Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA

 

On:

‘Central and Eastern Europe - Internal Stability and External Relations’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

 

 

June 27th  1994

 

 

 

Speaker:

H. E. Mr Kent Durr

The South African Ambassador

 

On:

‘The New South Africa:  New Challenges’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA

Opening Discussion at Dinner-Discussion

H.E. Chief Emeka Anyaoku

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Sir Frederic Bennettt, DL

 

 

May 18th  1994

 

 

Speaker:

The Hon. Roy Maclaren

Canadian Minister for International Trade

 

On:

‘The North American Free Trade Area’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

 

 

April 28th  1994

 

 

Speaker:

Sir Patrick Mayhew, QC, MP

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

 

On:

‘Anglo Irish Relations’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Mr Peter Temple Morris, MP

 

 

March 10th  1994

 

 

Speaker:

H.E. Ambassador Javier Perez de Cuellar

Former Secretary-General, U.N.O.

 

On:

‘The Changing Face of U.N. Military Intervention’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

 

 

February 9th  1994

 

 

 

Speaker:

H. E. Mr Moshe Raviv

Ambassador of Israel

 

On:

‘The Middle East Peace Process’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Lord Ezra, MBE

Opening Discussion at House of Commons:

The Baroness Birk

Vote of Thanks in House of Commons:

Sir Ivan Lawrence, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Sigmund Sternberg, O. St J, KCSG, JP

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Hylton

 

Moses Room, House of Lords and St Ermin's Hotel

 

February 1st  1994

 

1993

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker:

H.E. Senor Mario Campora

Ambassador of the Argentine

 

 

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Opening Discussion at Dinner-Discussion

The Rt. Hon. Lord Richard, QC

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

Mr Ray Whitney, MP

 

St. James's Court Hotel

 

December 14th  1993

 

 

 

Speaker:

H. E. Mr Sergiu Celac

The Ambassador of Romania

 

On:

‘Romania, Central Europe and the Balkans’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr Peter Temple Morris, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

 

November 30th  1993

 

 

 

Speaker:

Mr Peter Morgan

Director-General, The Institute of Directors

 

On:

‘Britain's Economic Destiny

 in the E. C.’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr Peter Temple Morris, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

Mr Andrew Rawe, MP

 

 

October 26th  1993

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Malcolm Rifkind, QC, MP

Secretary of State for Defence

 

On:

‘British Defence Today’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

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

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

Admiral of the Fleet Sir Julian Oswald, KCB

 

 

July 13th  1993

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Betty Boothroyd, MP

The Speaker

 

On:

‘Women in Parliament’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

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

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

 

 

June 21st  1993

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Peter Brooke, MP

Secretary of State of the National Heritage

 

On:

‘British Heritage Today’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Hon. Sir Clive Bossom, Bt

The Lord Montagu of Beaulieu

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Antony Buck, QC

 

 

May 26th  1993

 

 

 

Speakers:

Mr John Drew, Head of UK Office, Commission of the European Communities, and Mr William Berger, European Business Editor, Newsweek and Mr Robert Worcester, Chairman, MORI Poll

 

 

On:

‘European, American and British Opinions on E.C. Relations’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr Peter Temple Morris, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

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

 

 

April 27th  1993

 

 

Speaker:

H. E. Chief Emeka Anyaoku

Commonwealth Secretary-General

 

On:

‘The Commonwealth Today’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Peter Marshall, KCMG

 

 

  1993

 

 

Speaker:

H. E. Monsieur Bernard Dorin

The French Ambassador

 

On:

‘France, UK and the Future of the Community’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

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

Opening Discussion at Dinner-Discussion

Sir John Leahy, KCMG

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Reginald Hibbert, GCMG

 

 

February 9th  1993

 

 

Speaker:

Mr Howard Davies

Director of the CBI

 

On:

‘British Industry’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr Peter Temple Morris, MP

Opening Discussion at House of Commons:

The Lord Ezra, MBE

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

 

 

January 14th  1993

 

 

1992

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker:

H.E. Mr Ma Yuzhen

The Chinese Ambassador

 

On:

‘China Today’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Geddes

 

 

December 17th  1992

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Sir Leon Brittan, PC, QC

Vice-President, Commission of the European Communities

 

On:

‘Current Developments in the EC’

 

Luncheon-Discussion

 

Chairman of Luncheon-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

Vote of Thanks at Luncheon-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Sir Michael Palliser, GCMG, PC

 

 

November 6th  1992

 

 

 

Speaker:

H.E. Don Felipe De La Morena

The Spanish Ambassador

 

On:

‘The Spanish Year 1992’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

Baroness Hooper

 

 

October 14th  1992

 

 

 

Speaker:

H.E. Mr Boris Pankin

Ambassador of the U.S.S.R.

 

On:

‘The New Russian Federation’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

 

July 20th  1992

 

 

Speaker:

H.E. Sir Robin Renwick, GCMG

British Ambassador in USA

 

On:

‘The Trans-Atlantic Relationship in the 1990's’

 

Luncheon-Discussion

 

Chairman of Luncheon-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

 

 

July 13th  1992

 

 

Speaker:

Sir Crispin Tickell, GCMG, KCVO

Warden, Green College, Oxford

 

On:

‘The Earth Summit’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

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

 

 

June 30th  1992

 

 

Speaker:

Admiral Leon A. Edney, USN

Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic

 

On:

‘N.A.T.O. Maritime Defence’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Antony Buck, QC, MP

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

Admiral of the Fleet Sir Julian Oswald, GCB, ADC

 

 

June 1st  1992

 

 

 

Speaker:

Monsieur Jacques Attali

President, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

 

On:

‘A Continental Common Market’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Lord Ezra, MBE

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Ezra, MBE

 

 

May 11th  1992

 

 

Speaker:

H. E. The Hon Raymond Seitz

United States Ambassador

 

On:

‘American Foreign Policy After The Cold War’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

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

 

 

March 26th  1992

 

 

Speaker:

Mrs Sadako Ogata

UN High Commissioner for Refugees

 

On:

‘World Refugees’

 

Luncheon-Discussion

 

Chairman of Luncheon-Discussion:

Baroness Elliott of Harwood, DBE

 

House of Lords

 

March 16th  1992

 

 

 

Speaker:

Professor Arnold Koller

Former President, Swiss Confederation

 

On:

‘Switzerland, EFTA and The European Community’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

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

 

 

February 20th  1992

 

 

 

Speaker:

Mr Raymond Kendall, QPM, MA

Secretary-General, ICPO-Interpol

 

On:

‘The Role of Interpol in a Changing Europe’

 

 

Mr Peter Temple Morris, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CBE

 

 

January 21st  1992

 

1991

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker:

Sir Anthony Parsons, GCMG, LVO, MC

 

On:

‘Latest Developments in the Middle East’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Earl of Bessborough, DL

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

 

December 10th  1991

 

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Chalfont, OBE, MC

 

On:

‘Defence and Disarmament - Is the Peace Dividend An Illusion?’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Sir Peter Temple Morris, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

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

 

 

November 26th  1991

 

 

 

Speaker:

H.E. Dr Erhard Busek

Austrian Vice-Chancellor

 

On:

‘Austria and the Future of Europe’

 

Luncheon-Discussion

 

Chairman of Luncheon-Discussion:

The Earl of Bessborough, DL

Vote of Thanks at Luncheon-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Sir William Clark

 

 

November 1st  1991

 

 

Speaker:

H.E. Mr Sventozar Rikanovic

The Yugoslav Ambassador

 

On:

‘Yugoslavia and the Balkan Situation’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Sir Antony Buck, QC, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

 

October 16th  1991

 

 

Speaker:

Baroness Blatch

Minister of State

 

On:

‘Education and the Environment’

 

Ladies Luncheon

 

Chairman of Luncheon-Discussion:

Baroness Elliott of Harwood, DBE

Vote of Thanks at Luncheon-Discussion:

Baroness Birk and Baroness Seear

 

 

July 3rd  1991

 

 

 

Speaker:

Sir Ralph Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA

Warden, St. Anthony's College, Oxford

 

On:

‘The New Europe’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

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

 

 

July 11th  1991

 

 

 

Speaker:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

On:

‘Dealing With Dictators’

 

Luncheon-Discussion

 

Chairman of Luncheon-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Rippon of Hexham, QC

Vote of Thanks at Luncheon-Discussion:

The Earl of Bessborough, DL

 

 

June 25th  1991

 

 

Speaker:

Mr Gerhard Reddemann

German Vice-President, Council of Europe

 

On:

‘Mr Peter Temple Morris, MP’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Earl of Bessborough, DL

Vote of Thanks in House of Commons:

Sir John Osborn

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Sir Frederic Bennettt, DL

 

 

June 17th  1991

 

 

Speaker:

Mr Arthur Dunkel

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

 

On:

‘Europe, The G.A.T.T. and The Uruguay Round’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr Peter Temple Morris, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

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

 

 

May 15th  1991

 

 

Host:

His Excellency, The Ambassador of Austria

 

 

 

MOZART BICENTENARY CONCERT AND CANDLELIGHT DINNER

 

 

Banqueting House

 

April 22nd  1991

 

 

 

Speaker:

H.E. Mr Tadeusz De Virion

Polish Ambassador in London

 

On:

‘The Situation in Poland 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

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Sir Bernard Braine, DL, MP

 

 

March 25th  1991

 

 

Speaker:

Field Marshall The Lord Brammall, KG, GCB, OBE, MC, JP

 

On:

‘Future British Defence Requirements’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Mr Peter Temple Morris, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

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

 

 

February 26th  1991

 

 

Speaker:

The Hon. David Gore-Booth, CMG

Head, Middle East Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Office

 

On:

‘The Middle East’

 

 

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

 

 

January 24th  1991

 

 

Speaker:

H. E. Dr W. F. Van Eekelen

Secretary-General, Western European Union

 

On:

‘Western European Union at the Crossroads’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

Sir Antony Buck, QC, MP

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

Sir John Peel

 

 

23rd April  1991

 

 

 

Speakers:

The Earl of Bessborough, Sir Frederic Bennettt and Mr Peter Temple Morris

 

On:

‘The Enlargement Of The Council Of Europe’

 

 

 

 

  1991

 

1990

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker:

Ambassador Jaako Blomberg

Political Director, Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 

On:

‘The 34 Nation Conference on Security and Co-Operation in Europe’

 

 

 

 

December 3rd  1990

 

 

Speaker:

H. E. Vicomte Luc de La Barre de Nanteuil

The French Ambassador

 

 

 

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

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

 

 

December 17th  1990

 

 

 

Speaker:

Dr Otto Von Habsburg, MEP

Former Crown Prince of Austria-Hungary

 

On:

‘The Pan-European Movement Today’

 

 

 

The Banqueting House, Whitehall

 

 

November 2nd  1990

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. Douglas Hurd, CBE, MP

Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

 

On:

‘The Atlantic Link - New & Old’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Earl of Bessborough, DL

Vote of Thanks at Dinner-Discussion:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Pym, PC, MC

 

 

October 9th  1990

 

 

Speaker:

H. E. The Hon Henry E. Catto

The American Ambassador

 

On:

‘Leadership in the 1990s’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Earl of Bessborough, DL

Opening Discussion at Dinner-Discussion

The Rt. Hon. Lord Glenarthur

 

 

October 25th  1990

 

 

Speaker:

The Rt. Hon. John Smith, MP

Shadow Chancellor

 

On:

‘Labour's Economic Policies for the 1990s’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

The Lord Sherfield, GCB, GCMG

 

 

June 27th  1990

 

 

 

Speaker:

Hon. Edward Streator

President, American Chamber of Commerce in London; Former U.S. Minister in London and U.S. Ambassador to O.E.C.D.

 

On:

‘Anglo-American Relations Today’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

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

 

 

May 20th  1990

 

 

Speaker:

H.E. Mr Leonid Zamyatin

Ambassador of the U.S.S.R.

 

On:

‘Current Developments in Europe’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Earl of Bessborough, DL

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

 

April 26th  1990

 

 

Speaker:

Dr Wilfred Guth

Chairman, Supervisory Board, Deutsche Bank

 

On:

‘World Monetary Problems’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

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

Opening Discussion at House of Commons:

The Rt. Hon. Lord Campbell of Croy, PC, MC

Vote of Thanks in House of Commons:

The Lord Taylor of Gryfe

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

 

March 21st  1990

 

 

Speaker:

H.E. Dr Jozef Gyorke

The Hungarian Ambassador

 

On:

‘Hungary in Europe’

 

 

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

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

 

 

February 20th  1990

 

 

 

Speaker:

Mr Peter Unwin, CMG

Deputy Secretary General (Economic), he Commonwealth

 

On:

‘Europe In Ferment:  Effects on the Commonwealth’

 

 

Chairman of House of Commons Meeting:

The Earl of Bessborough

Chairman of Dinner-Discussion:

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO

 

 

January 24th  1990

    

 

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