YBFXII: Tickets now on sale

YBF Small Dolphin LogoTickets are now on sale for YBFXII.

You can order your early-bird discounted tickets here!

Join us for 48 hours of right-wingery at the soundest British political conference of the year!

YBFXII: Ticket Sale Details

YBF Small Dolphin LogoYBF is pleased to announce the names of some of the first 50 speakers who have agreed to speak at the 12th YBF Activist Training Conference, known as YBFXII, in December 2015 at Churchill College, Cambridge.

Is your favourite amongst them..?

Early-bird tickets go on sale on Monday, 6 July 2015. 

Would you like to meet a US Supreme Court Justice?

10548809_10152377497402955_1500107426906747866_oThe great conservative jurist and US Supreme Court Justice, The Hon. Antonin Scalia, will be speaking at a private, ticket-only reception hosted by the Margaret Thatcher Centre at the Old Bailey in the City of London on the evening of Friday, 3 July 2015.

A strong opponent of affirmative action and judicial activism, Antonin Scalia is one of the most conservative judges on the nine-member US Supreme Court. He was appointed for life by Ronald Reagan in 1986 and was unanimously confirmed by the US Senate.

If you would like to apply for one of 35 free places at the Old Bailey evening reception, or for one of 8 free places at the post-reception dinner to be held at Gray’s Inn, you need to email YBF Programmes Officer, James Price, at james@ybf.org.uk by 4pm on Monday, 29 June. Successful applicants will receive confirmation on Wednesday, 1 July.

Priority allocation will be given to applicants who are studying, shortly to study or have recently studied law or who have been practising law for five years or less.

India and Railways

YBF Small Dolphin LogoYBF’s Operations Director, India Brummitt, has moved on to pastures new. She is the new Chief of Staff to Claire Perry MP, the new Rail Minister and we wish her well in her new role.

Plans for India’s replacement will be announced imminently so watch this space..!

Soundbytes: Friday 19th June

Soundbytes: 

On this day: 

in 1816 the Shelleys, Lord Byron & entourage gathered at Lake Geneva to tell the ghost stories that would trigger Frankenstein.

Daily Reaganite: 

Democracy is worth dying for, because it’s the most deeply honorable form of government ever devised by man.”

Soundbytes: Thursday 18th June

Soundbytes: 

On this day:

On this day 200 years ago today Wellington made his stand at

Daily Reaganite:

“To sit back hoping that someday, some way, someone will make things right is to go on feeding the crocodile, hoping he will eat you last — but eat you he will.”

Soundbytes: Wednesday 17th June

Soundbytes: 

On this day:

Sir George Gilbert Scott was born in 1811. During his prolific career he designed the Screen

Daily Thacherite: 

“The cocks may crow, but it’s the hen that lays the egg.”

Soundbytes: Tuesday 16th June

Soundbytes: 

On this day: 

On this day on June 16, 1903 – The Ford Motor Company is incorporated.

Daily Thatcherite: 

“I just owe almost everything to my father and it’s passionately interesting for me that the things that I learned in a small town, in a very modest home, are just the things that I believe have won the election.”

 

Soundbytes: Monday 15th June

Soundbytes: 

On this day: 

800 years ago , the rules were elevated above the rulers.

Daily Thatcherite: 

I always cheer up immensely if an attack is particularly wounding because I think, well, if they attack one personally, it means that they have no a single political argument left.