Event Details: Starr Forum: Brexit, Europe, and Trump

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Starr Forum: Brexit, Europe, and Trump

Thursday, Apr 6, 2017
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
E51-345
Everybody
Speaker: Jack Straw, Former British Foreign Secretary John Whitaker "Jack" Straw is an English politician who served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Blackburn from 1979 to 2015. Straw served in the Cabinet from 1997 to 2010 under the governments of Tony Blair and Gordon Brown. He held two of the traditional Great Offices of State, as Home Secretary from 1997 to 2001 and Foreign Secretary from 2001 to 2006 under Blair. From 2007 to 2010 he served as Lord Chancellor and the Secretary of State for Justice throughout Brown's Premiership. Straw is one of only three individuals to have served in Cabinet continuously under the Labour government from 1997 to 2010. Free & open to the public | Refreshments served Can't attend in person? Watch it on Facebook live or on-demand on YouTube. For more information or accessibility accommodations please contact starrforum@mit.edu.
John Whitaker "Jack" Straw
Center for International Studies
Center for International Studies
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