The booking deadline for the Newspaper Conference annual lunch with George Osborne has been extended to Friday 31 October.

The Chancellor will address an audience of regional press political and London editors, publishers, editors and other senior media industry figures at the event on 19 November.

The annual lunch is the flagship event of the Newspaper Conference programme of events with senior politicians.

Previous guest speakers have included David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg.

Chaired by Archant Anglia political editor Annabelle Dickson, the Newspaper Conference comprises London and political editors from regional press titles across the UK. Its events are organised by the NS.

Lunches this year have been held with Mary Creagh, Lord Heseltine and Greg Clark.