The Donald Dewar Memorial Lecture: Reflections on Donald Dewar’s Legacy

Published: 25 September 2020

Thursday 8 October, 6pm - Rt Hon Lord Jack McConnell

Thursday 8 October, 6pm

Speaker: Rt Hon Lord Jack McConnell

Donald Dewar steered the 1998 Scotland Act on to the statute book and became Scotland's first First Minister following the elections to the new Scottish Parliament in 1999. Jack McConnell was Finance Minister in that first Cabinet and served as First Minister of Scotland between 2001 and 2007. In this memorial lecture on the 20th Anniversary of his sudden death, Lord McConnell will reflect on the legacy of Donald Dewar, on Scotland as it stands two decades later, and on the future.

This will be an online lecture and Q&A held live on the Zoom platform.  To attend please register in advance via the Eventbrite link below.  We will email everyone who is pre-registered with a Zoom link on the day of the event.  Further instructions on the use of Zoom will be available on the Stevenson website. Please note, this lecture will be recorded using Zoom.

First published: 25 September 2020