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We would be delighted if you could join us at our annual Citizenship Foundation Fundraising Dinner taking place at the prestigious and historic Middle Temple Hall on Thursday 5th October 2017.

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Keynote Speaker: The Right Honourable Lord Dyson, Former Master of the Rolls

width= Lord Dyson was Master of the Rolls (President of the Court of Appeal of England and Wales and Head of Civil Justice) for four years until he retired in October 2016. He was called to the Bar by the Middle Temple in 1968 and was made Treasurer of the Inn in 2017.

In his long judicial career, he decided many cases across the whole range of civil law, including contract, construction and commercial law, general common law, international law, and public and human rights law.  Many of his judgements are reported in the Law Reports and are frequently cited as precedents.

Lord Dyson is an Honorary Fellow of Wadham College, Oxford, the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. He is a Visiting Professor at Queen Mary, University of London. He has honorary doctorates from University College, London and the Universities of Leeds and Essex.

Host: Clive Anderson

After practicing as a barrister for nearly fifteen years, Clive Anderson began a career on radio and TV, making mainly comedy and chat shows, but also some more serious programmes.

His programmes include Whose Line Is it Anyway? (BBC Radio 4 and Channel 4 TV and recent stage shows), Clive Anderson Talks Back  (Channel 4), Clive Anderson All Talk (BBC1), as well as documentaries, debates, arts programmes and features. He currently presents Loose Ends and Unreliable Evidence (both BBC Radio 4).He has hosted many award ceremonies and written for a variety of comedians, radio and TV programmes, and for several national newspapers and magazines.

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The Citizenship Foundation has been helping young people become active citizens for more than a quarter of a century. A time of increasing political uncertainty in the UK means that it is not ‘business as usual’ for us. Our work is needed more urgent and important than ever.

We have recently launched an ambitious new 10-year strategy to increase the reach of our programmes and help more children and young people become active, engaged and motivated citizens.

By joining us at our Fundraising Dinner 2017, you will have a direct impact on our ability to increase the scale of our activities. It is also an opportunity to network with guests from across the legal, political and business worlds at the prestigious Middle Temple Hall at this exciting and engaging event.

Unable to attend?  You can still make a difference by donating or sponsoring the event. the event.

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