The 2014 Priestley Lecture with the Secretary of State for Education, the Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP

Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Concert Hall
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences
Thursday 27th November 2014 (17:00-18:00)
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Please contact:
Caroline Baxter, PA to Head of School 
Tel:. 0121 414 4831


Speaker Nicky Morgan grew up in Surrey. She has been MP for Loughborough since 2010 and lives there with her husband, Jonathan, an architect and Loughborough councillor. They have one son, Alex, who is six. 

She studied law at Oxford University before becoming a solicitor, specialising in Corporate Law. Before replacing Michael Gove as Secretary of State for Education and becoming Minister for Women and Equalities, she previously served as Financial Secretary to the Treasury and Minister for Women (2014), Economic Secretary to the Treasury (2013 - 14), an Assistant Government Whip (2012 - 13) and the Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to David Willetts, Cabinet Minister for Universities and Science (2010 - 12).

Venue: Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Concert Hall

Time: 17:00 - 18:00

As places will be limited, please contact Caroline Baxter if you wish to attend (

Sir Raymond Priestley was the Vice-Chancellor of The University of Birmingham from 1938 to 1952. He was a great supporter of the education of teachers and in 1959 it was decided to name this annual lecture after him.