Westminster Abbey Institute launched
Wednesday, 23rd October 2013
The Westminster Abbey Institute was launched on Tuesday 22nd October 2013 with a special event in the Nave exploring the importance of the truth in public life.
The debate, An Anatomy of Truth: Conversations on truth-telling with a politician, a journalist, a scientist and a poet, was part of the Institute’s inaugural events season, Telling the Truth. Speakers Wendy Cope, Sir Max Hastings, the Right Honourable Jack Straw MP and Lord Winston addressed the joys, limits and liabilities of truthfulness, in a discussion chaired by the Institute’s Director, Claire Foster-Gilbert.