Big Tent 2020

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The Big Tent Values

  • Non-Partisan: Big Tent is strictly non-partisan; united by a desire to see progress for the UK through the broad engagement of multiple actors.
  • Dynamic: Passionate, energetic, creative and optimistic; leading change in new and exciting ways
  • Participative: Open to new ideas and encouraging of new voices and wide engagement; striving to provide a platform for all civilised viewpoints, a home for excluded views, diverse identities and 50:50 gender representation.
  • Collaborative: Convening and connecting original thinkers and innovators, seeking to catalyse progressive partnerships.
  • Pioneering: Harnessing the restless spirit of innovation and enterprise, challenging establishment politics, and democratising the process of policy making.
July 23, 2020

Jeremy Hunt MP on UK’s foreign policy outlook: “Britain is not a spent force on the world stage”

In a digital session organised by Big Tent Ideas yesterday afternoon (22nd July) Jeremy Hunt MP, former Foreign Secretary and Conservative Party leadership candidate, put forward his view on UK…
July 22, 2020

UK foreign policy

Ryan Henson, Chief Executive Officer at the Coalition for Global Prosperity.Big Tent and the Coalition for Global Prosperity partnered on the event In Conversation with Jeremy Hunt on Wednesday 22…
July 20, 2020

Mental Health and Isolation: “We’re tired of waiting for other people to make change” says youth mental health charity

The COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on youth mental health was the focus of discussion at a Big Tent Digital event chaired by Luciana Berger, former Shadow Minister for Mental Health, on…