Lichfield Rotary Club Charter Dinner - with Lord Digby Jones as Guest Speaker

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 10:33

Lichfield Rotary Club are very fortunate to have Lord Jones as their guest speaker at their Charter Night at Lichfield Guildhall on 1 October.

Lord Jones has a reputation as an entertaining and forthright speaker and he has chosen ‘Britain, Europe and the World’ as his theme.

Proceeds from this charity dinner will be split between Lord Jones’ nominated charity – The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity – and Lichfield Rotary Club charities. It is anticipated that several thousand pounds will be raised.

Formerly Director-General of the CBI, he was knighted in 2005 and then joined the House of Lords when he became Minister of State for UK Trade and Investment. Lord Jones is the only Minister of Government ever not to have been a Member of the Party of Government whilst serving. 

Lord Jones book entitled ‘Fixing Britain’ sold thousands of copies and was nominated for Business Book of the Year and his BBC 2 Series “Troubleshooter” received critical acclaim. He is Chairman of Triumph Motorcycles Ltd, Thatchers Cider Ltd, Celixir (stem cell research) Ltd, and Deputy Chairman of Unipart Expert Practices.

Tickets [£35-00] for this event are available from members of Lichfield Rotary Club.