Tom Watson on Politics

Please note, entrance to the museum and talk can be found
via the Secretariat Gate. All other entrances will be closed.

V&A secretariat gate map


Alan Edwards in conversation with Tom Watson MP

Saturday 25th April 2015
There are two talks each evening:
7:00 to 8:30 pm and 8:30 to 10:00 pm
Tickets £18 including a glass of wine.

Join Alan Edwards at the V&A for an after dark talk with the man played a significant role in the News International phone hacking scandal.

Tom Watson MP
Tom Watson is the Labour MP for West Bromwich East. He first joined the House of Commons in 2001. Since being elected to Parliament to represent the people of West Bromwich East, Tom has served as a Government Whip and Defense Minister as well as Parliamentary Private Secretary at the Treasury. Tom has been a key part of the drive to uncover the various newspaper phone hacking scandals and gave evidence at the Leverson enquiry.
Before entering the House of Commons, Tom worked as the Political Adviser to Sir Ken Jackson at the Amalgamated Engineering and Electrical Union. He has also worked for the Labour Party and Save the Children. He served on the Rover Taskforce, the Government appointed body that helped extend the life of the Longbridge car plant.

He co-authored "Votes for All" which examined compulsory voting and "Taking Responsibility - dealing with the legacy of radioactive waste" both published by the Fabian Society.

Alan Edwards
As CEO of The Outside Organisation, Alan Edwards has represented all time great entertainment legends like David Bowie, Amy Winehouse, Prince, The Who, Barbra Streisand, Spandau Ballet, P Diddy and Sir Paul McCartney. He handled the PR coverage for both Michael Jackson’s “This is It” launch and his subsequent untimely death.

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All online purchases will be redirected to the V&A website. Please note all talks are listed under the title of the series Always Print the Myth but not the name of each individual talk. This means that once you enter the ticketing site you will need to look for the talk you'd like to attend according to its date (ie - Tom Watson is the 25th April)