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Freedom's Fighters with Lord Nigel Lawson

The Adam Smith Institute is pleased to welcome The Rt Hon. the Lord Lawson of Blaby to speak at our next Freedom’s Fighters session on Wednesday 3rd April. Nigel Lawson served as Chancellor of the Exchequer in the cabinet of Margaret Thatcher, aiming to cut a tax in every budget. His tax cuts resulted in the "Lawson Boom" of the British economy, which halved unemployment by the end of 1989. Lawson was a key proponent of Thatcher's policies of privatisation of several key industries. He is still active in politics as President of Conservatives for Britain and a supporter of the group Leave Means Leave.

Doors at the Adam Smith Institute open at 6pm, with networking drinks until 6.30pm when Adam Smith Institute President, Dr Pirie and Lord Lawson will begin the interview, finishing at 7pm. While there is no formal Q&A there is an opportunity to ask questions after the event. Carriages at 7.30pm.

Freedom’s Fighters are one of our smaller events, with just 24 guests. If you would like to RSVP please do so by emailing

If you aren’t able to attend we’ll be filming the event and publishing these on our facebook and youtube pages. You can find our last one, with David Davis below (and links here to our talks with Daniel Hannan MEP, Guido Fawkes founder Paul Staines, economist Ruth Lea, and the IEA’s Mark Littlewood).