A security pass is required at all times to attend events in either of the secure Conference venues, Manchester Central or The Midland Hotel.


16.00 Adam Smith Institute

Midland Hotel : Chester Suite

Just Say No (to the nanny state)

A panel of MPs and health experts will discuss the rise of ‘nanny state’ paternalism in the UK and the best ways to achieve health policy goals.


The past few years have seen a ramping up of interventions aimed at making Brits lead healthier lives: focusing on what we eat, drink, and smoke. While some argue that we should limit unhealthy choices via bans, crackdowns, and public health campaigns, others worry about the effectiveness, unintended consequences, and underlying rationale of these 'Nanny State' measures. We will discuss the punitive nature of the current nanny state and alternative, liberal methods for encouraging healthier life

 Send me calendar appointments
You will receive an email with calendar appointment for each of the events in your Diary List

1. Search for events you want to attend - You can search by the event host or select a date from the dropdown.
2. Click on the event to add the event in your agenda. This will be displayed in 'My Diary'
3. You can remove these events from 'My Diary' by clicking the  
4. Once you’ve selected all the events you would like to attend you can have your agenda emailed to you or printed using the two icons. If you choose to have your agenda emailed this can also be sent as calendar appointment.

Important Notes
* All conference events, speakers, dates, times, and locations are subject to change.
Powered By  Rushmore Digital