In early May 1940,Winston Churchill stepped through the door of Number 10 Downing Street facing a set of challenges unprecedented and since unmatched in modern British politics.
The Rt. Hon. Lord Howard of Lympne served as Home Secretary from 1993 to 1997 and as leader of the Conservative Party from 2003 to 2005. In 2010 he was elevated to the House of Lords.
In the Phoenix Society’s debut talk of the 2010-2011 year,Lord Howard will use his unique perspective to examine the first days of Winston Churchill’s wartime leadership,considering the qualities that made him a great leader in a time of upheaval and crisis.
Entry,refreshments and wine are free of charge for College and University members.