House of Lords Lunch

All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Aluminium Industry
Annual Lunch in the House of Lords

Thursday 12 July 2018

ALFED’s annual Parliamentary Lunch is to be held on Thursday, 12 July in the Cholmondeley Room Terrace at the House of Lords. The event will be hosted by Lord Paul of Marylebone, who is a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the UK Aluminium Industry.

The purpose of this very important event in ALFED’s calendar is to raise and discuss issues relating to the UK’s aluminium sector at the highest level within UK Government. There will be three speakers at the Lunch:

ALFED President Giles Ashmead managing director of Powdertech (Corby) Limited, will give an industry overview;

Mr Richard Harrington MP (Watford), Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), will speak about the current situation with Tariffs and information required from companies for the Brexit negotiations; and

Mr Rob Bennett, Bloodhound SSC Events will speak about Education and Bloodhound’s involvement with schools, STEM groups and the involvement with ALFED and the Alu D&T Challenge Competition.

There is an opportunity after the presentations for a Question and Answer session.

This is open to all ALFED Members, one place per company, as part of their ALFED Membership.

If you need further information or to book a place, please contact Ann Gough on 0121 601 6365, email

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