Asian Affairs Dinner Club: China – Frenemy?
BARONESS NEVILLE-JONES of Hutton Roof DCMG PC
will talk on the subject of
China – Frenemy?
Lady Neville-Jones is a former BBC Governor (1998 – 2004) and Chairman of the British Joint Intelligence Committee. Following her education at Leeds Girls’ High School and Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford (Modern History) she became a career member of HM Diplomatic Service from 1963 – 2004. She served in Rhodesia, Singapore, Washington DC and Bonn. Between 1977 – 1982 she was seconded to the European Commission. In May 2010, the Prime Minister, David Cameron, appointed Lady Neville-Jones his Minister of State for Security and Counter Terrorism at the Home Office, with a permanent position on the newly created National Security Council. She resigned her role as Security Minister (at her own request) in 2011 and was immediately appointed Special Representative to Business on Cyber Security.
17 November 2014
Where: The meeting will be held in the David Lloyd George Room of the National Liberal Club. Members are asked to arrive in good time to allow dinner to be served promptly at 7.30 pm. Drinks will be available from the cash bar from 7.00 pm. Dress is Lounge Suit/equivalent. Members may bring guests but they must be informed that the Club’s proceedings are conducted under the “Chatham House Rule”: “When a meeting or part thereof, is held under the Chatham House Rule, participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s) nor that of any other participant, may be revealed.”
Tickets: RSAA Members only: £50 payable in advance plus membership of the Asian Affairs Dinner Club (£10 single, £15 couple)
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Where: The Royal Asiatic Society, 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HD [Nearest Underground Stations Euston Square or Warren Street]
Lecture starts at 1.15pm and ends around 2.30pm. A sandwich lunch is available from 12.30pm and must be booked via the office by 2.30pm the day before.
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