Conservative Progress was founded in mid-2016 by two Conservative Party activists, and former members of the London regional management executive, Luke Springthorpe and Nabil Najjar, with the aim of establishing a genuine grassroots organisation, run by activists for the benefit of grassroots activists.
We look to do this through hosting events that are both relevant and engaging, as well as offering training that is beneficial to developing activists. We also seek to help promote and share good practice, facilitate debate, and offer a platform for the views of conservative minded political activists. We also host an annual conference, bringing activists and politicians together to debate the big issues facing our country.
The last few months have been busy; we co-hosted a sold-out watch party for the US Presidential Election, have held dinners for party members with rising stars of the Party, organised a Christmas Party, held a discussion event in Parliament on connecting European citizens with the Conservative Party after Brexit and have gained coverage in many leading newspapers, as well as across international media. In March 2017, we hosted a packed conference, with speakers including Lord Howard, Andrew Mitchell, Peter Lilley and many more.