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Lunch with the Lord Balfe of Dulwich


Lord Richard Balfe served in the European Parliament from 1979 to 2004. He began as a Labour member but was expelled for standing up to Blair and then joined the Conservatives where he has been very much at home for over 20 years. He was David Cameron’s envoy to the Trades Union movement from 2007 to 2013 and joined the House of Lords as a Conservative Peer in 2013. He is currently the honorary President of BALPA the pilot’s union and is the only parliamentarian to hold the presidency of a TUC affiliated union.

This promises to be an unmissable event with an opportunity to ask questions. Additional guest tickets are priced at £45 per person. RSVP Elizabeth Harsant by 24 March.

Friday 31 March, 2023, 12noon-2.30pm.
The Hangar, Milsoms Kesgrave Hall, Hall Road, Kesgrave IP5 2PU.


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Toby Kramers

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Toby was brought up in Suffolk and, after a brief spell at University and working in London, returned to Ipswich to work in a legal practice in Ipswich in the 1990s where he has worked ever since as a solicitor specialising in Commercial Property.

Outside of work, Toby enjoys politics (he was Chairman of and remains involved in the South Suffolk Conservative Association), singing (he has performed with the Essex University Choir) and country sports. He is involved in a number of local charities.