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was founded in 1919.

Recent Speakers have included:

Richard Briers (Actor)
Kate Adie (Broadcaster)
Prof. Robert Worcester (MORI)
Michael Portillo (MP)
Sir Robert Finch (Past Lord Mayor of the City of London)
Sir John Harman (Environment Agency)
Patrick Gilbert (Thailand tsunami)
Lord Ramsbotham (Prison Service)
Brigadier Andrew Freemantle CBE (RNLI)
Sir John Bourn (NAO)
Lord (Douglas) Hurd - Statesman
Simon Lee (Author & Lecturer)
Brian Paddick (ex-AC for Metropolitan Police)
Ann Treneman (Journalist & 'Political Sketch' writer)
Rt. Hon. Lord Young of Graffham (Politician)
Rt. Hon. Ann Widdecombe MP (Politician)
Leo McKinstry (Journalist & Author)
Nigel Farage MEP (UKIP)
Rt. Hon. Lord Woolf
Frederick Forsyth (Journalist & Author)
George Davis (Fashion Designer & retail guru)
Dom Antony Sutch (Parish Priest & former Head of Downside School)
Jonathan Aitken (Politician & Former MP)
Lord Triesman (Labour Politician & former Chairman of the Football Association)
Lord Archer (Author & Former Conservative Politician)
Edwin Glasgow CBE, QC
Gerald Ratner (Businessman)
Lord Howard of Lympne (CH PC QC)
David Mellor QC (Former Conservative Politician)
Lord Sterling of Plaistow (Businessman & Conservative Peer)
Bob Horner (Historian - Bletchley Park)
Alan Kingshott - Chief Yeoman Warder at the Tower of London
Daniel Hannan MEP - Politician, journalist and author
Sir David Wootton - 684th Lord Mayor of London, champion of the City & member of several Livery companies.
Christopher J. Rodrigues CBE - Chairman of British Council, Visit Britain & Port of London Authority
Lt. Gen. Sir John Kiszely KCB, MC - Former Director General UK Defence Academy, National President - Royal British Legion
Stuart Higgins - PR Consultant & Former newspaper Editor of The Sun & The News of the World
Simon Heffer - Political Journalist
David Twiston Davies - Telegraph Chief Obituary Writer

...and over the last 88 years:

• Leo Abse • Sir Anthony Acland • Kate Adie • Sir Norman Angell, Kt. • Andrew Alexander • The Rt. Hon. Viscount Alexander • Ove Arup CBE • Earl of Arran • The Rt. Hon. Paddy Ashdown MP • Chief Superintendent George Ashton • The Rt. Hon. Earl Attlee • Trevor Bailey • Sir Hugh Beaver • Thomas Balogh • Hilaire Belloc • Sir John Benn • The Rt. Hon. Tony Benn • Sir Thomas Bennett • The Rt. Hon. David Blunkett MP • The Rt. Hon. Margaret Bondfield • Lady Violet Bonham-Carter • Sir Gordon Borrie • The Rt. Hon. Sir Edward Boyle, Bt. • Field Marshall Sir Edwin Bramall • Gyles Brandreth • Richard Briers • The Rt. Hon. Leon Brittain • Sir Nigel Broakes • Fenner Brockway • Peter Bromley • The Rt. Hon. Henry Brooke • David Brooks-Wilson • Dr. Andy Brown • Sir Arthur Bryant • The Hon. Lord Justice Burkett • Neville Cardus • John Carlisle MP • The Rt. Hon. John Boyd-Carpenter • The Rt. Hon. Lord Carrington • Barbara Cartland • Sir Hugh Casson • Viscount Chandos • Chris Chataway • G.K. Chesterton • Clifford J. Chetwood • The Rt. Hon. Lord Citrine • Admiral Roy Clare RN • Norman Collins • Duff Cooper • Heather Coupar • His Excellency Mr. Michael Cornay • George Cox • The Rt. Hon. Richard Crossman • Andrew Cruikshank MBE • Edwina Currie • Sir William Darling • The Rt. Hon. Hugh Dalton • Stewart Davies • Ted Dexter • His Excellency M. Nadin Dimechkle • Desmond Donnelly MP • The Rt. Hon. Sir Alex Douglas-Home • The Rt. Hon. Edward du Cann • Ian Dunbar • Colonel Sir Vivian Dunn • The Rt. Hon. Gwyneth Dunwoody • Dr. Henry Durant • Walter Elliot • Robert Erith • The Rt. Hon. Viscount Esher • Capt. Brian Evans RN • Victor Feather • Desmond Fennell OBE, QC • The Rt. Hon. Lord Ferrington • Sir Robert Finch • Sir Montague Finnistone • Christina Foyle • Sir Ian Fraser, Bt. • The Rt. Hon Reg Freeson • Sir David Frost • Maxwell Fry • The Rt. Hon. Hugh Gaitskell • George Gardiner • The Rt. Hon. Lord Gardiner • Frederick Gibberd • Sir Donald Gibson • Patrick Gilbert • The Rt. Hon. Lord Gladwyn • Lieut. Gen. Sir John Glubb • Alex J. Gordon • Joe Gormley • The Rt. Hon. James Grifliths • The Rt. Hon. Ray Gunter • Dr. Rod Hackney PRIBA • Commander Sir Stephen King Hall • Eric Hammond • Phillip Harben • Sir John Harman • Sir Robert Haslam • The Rt. Hon. Roy Hattersley • Max Hebditch • Sir Denys Henderson • Sir Alan Herbert • The Rt. Hon. Michael Heseltine • Dr. Barry Heywood • Sir Brian Hill • The Rt. Hon. Charles Hill • Graham Hill Joseph Hirsh • General Sir Anthony Farrar-Hockley • Sir William Holford • Arthur H. Hoole • The Rt. Hon. Dame Pat Hornsby-Smith • The Rt. Hon. Baroness Horsbrugh • Anthony Howlett • Lt. Gen. Sir Peter Hudson • Christmas Humphreys • Sir Gilbert Inglefield • Douglas J. Insole • General Lord Ismay • Col. Derek Ivy • The Chief Rabbi, The Lord Jacobovitz • Clive Jenkins • The Rt. Hon. Sir Keith Joseph • Sunder Kabadi • Nicholas Kaldor • His Excellency The Soviet Ambassador, Gregory Kasarin • Derek Kemp • Very Revd. Monsignore Bruce Kent • Cecil King • Joy Kinsley • Angela Knight • Maxwell Knight • Sir Maurice Laing • The Rt. Hon. George Lansbury • Lord Latharn • Ian Leslie • Ken Livingstone • The Rt. Hon. Lord Longford • Major General R. B. Loudoun • Arthur Luder • Owen Luder • R.WP Luff • The Rt. Hon. Ramsey Macdonald • Michael Manser • Sir Peter Masefield • Francis Maude MP • The Rt. Hon. Lord Moncroft • Sir Ian McTaggart • Jah Masaryck • Lady Megan Lloyd-George • The Rt. Hon. Harold Macmillan • Maurice Macmillan MP • The Rt. Hon lain Macleod • Kingsley Martin • His Excellency VK. Krishna Menon • The Rt. Hon. Lord (Bernard) Miles • Viscount Monckton of Brenchley • Sir David Money-Coutts • The Rt. Rev. Hugh Montefiore • Sir Alaistair Moreton • Sir Charles Morrison • Sir Jeremy Morse • Oswald Moseley • Malcolm Moss MP • Malcolm Muggeridge • Len Murray • Sir Gerald Nabarro • Li Nei-Chong • Jack Newby • Professor Arthur Newell • Bill Newton-Dunn MEP • Flt/Lt John Nichol • Admiral of the Fleet The Lord Hill Norton • The Rt. Hon. T. P. O’Connor • Brigadier P. D. Orchard-Hill • Dr. David Owen • Sir Alfred Owen • Peter Palumbo • Sir Peter Parker • Sara Parkin • The Rt. Hon. Cecil Parkinson • Sir Louis Petch • The Rt. Hon. Reginald Prentice • The Rt. Hon. Lord Perty • The Hon. Sir Jonathan Porrit • Michael Portillo MP • The Rt. Hon. Enoch Powell • The Most Revd. The Rt. Hon. Michael Ramsay The Lord Archbishop of Canterbury • Col. I-J. Van Der Post • T. V. Prosser • Stephen Potter • The Rt. Hon. Lord Queensborough • Esther Rantzen • The Rt. Hon. John Redwood • The Marquess of Reading • Dowager Marchioness of Reading • William Rees Mogg • Paul Reilly • Sir Garvais Rentoul • Sir Brandon Rhys-Williams • Sir Lindsay King • Sir John Rodgers • Edmundo Ros • Sir John Rothenstein • The Rt. Hon. Lord Rowallan • Revd. Roger Royle • Angela Rumbold • The Rt. Hon. Sir Tim Sainsbury • The Marquis of Salisbury • The Rt. Hon. Lord Salter • The Revd. the Rt. Hon. Lord Sandford • George Schwartz • Sir Richard Seifert • Victor Serebriakoff • Dame Evelyn Sharp • Mary Ann Sieghart • The Rt. Hon. Lord Silkin • The Rt. Hon. Arthur Skeffington • Geoffrey Johnson-Smith • Sir Frederick Snow • The Revd. The Lord Soper • Rear Admiral Derek Spickernall • George Staple • The Rt. Hon. Lord Stonham • Mary Stocks • Baroness Edith Summerskill • Sir Stephen Tallents • David Tench • Sir Crispin Tickell • Nicholas Tomalin • Sir John Tooley • Sir Mark Turner • Dame Joan Vickers • Dame Irene Ward • The Rt. Hon. Patrick Gordon Walker • The Rt. Hon. Lord Peter Walker • Maj. Gen. Michael Walsh • Earl De La Warr • Sir Henry Wells • Mrs. Mary Whitehouse • The Rt. Hon. William Whitelaw • His Excellency General Sir Peter Whiteley • Norman Willis • The Rt. Hon. Lord Winster • The Rt. Hon. Earl Woolton • The Lord Bishop of Woolwich • Prof. Robert Worcester • Chris Wren • Beric Wright • A. Dickson Wright • Peter Yaranton • The Rt. Hon. Kenneth Younger • Derek Kemp C.C. • Flt/Lt John Nichol (Gulf War) • Barry Heywood • Bill Newton Dunn • Angela Knight • Andrew Alexander • Derek Ivy • George Cox • Stewart Davies • David Brooks-Wilson  • Sir Denys Henderson • Chris Wren • Francis Maude • Mary Ann Sieghart • Dr. Andy Brown • Malcolm Moss • Admiral Roy Clare RN

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