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Britain 2015: is there a new centre ground and how does Labour capture it? In Nottingham

March 2, 2012


This event is part of our regional series which is  based on the ‘new centre-ground’ theme that has been developed by Ed Miliband. This follows the launch in January of a Progress and Centre for American Progress pamphlet, authored by Liam Byrne MP, looking at different aspects of ‘the new centre-ground’ and the policies progressives around the world will need to develop in order to win reelection.

Our events will focus on some of the policy themes which are believed to constitute the new centre-ground. These are a new fiscal realism by paying down the deficit and getting people into work; a new economy creating good growth that combines both the market and smart governance; a new welfare state that drives the rate of employment; an aim to draw not just on the wealth of nations but the ‘hidden wealth of nations’; and, finally, to make taxpayers money go as far as possible in tough times.

We will be in Nottingham on the 2 March between 7- 8:30pm at Loxley House, Station Street, NG2 3NG and it would be great if you could join us.


  • Vernon Coaker MP – shadow secretary of state for Northern Ireland
  • Jacqui Smith – Former Home Secretary
  • Caroline Badley – Campaign Manager Birmingham Edgbaston
  • Cllr Flo Nosegbe (chair)Lambeth Council’s cabinet member for Culture, Sport and the 2012 Olympic Games


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March 2, 2012
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Loxley House
Station Street, Array
Nottingham, NG2 3NG United Kingdom

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