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Opportunities cost: What price predistribution and industrial activism?

Apr 23, 2013
Apr 23, 2013
United Kingdom

11am, Tuesday 23 April 2013, Wilson Room

  • Andrew Adonis shadow infrastructure minister
  • Toby Perkins MP shadow small business minister
  • Nicola Smith head of economic and social affairs, TUC
  • Hopi Sen joint author, ‘In the Black’ Labour
  • Chair Seema Malhotra MP chair, parliamentary Labour party business group

With the launch of a new Progress pamphlet, The Purple Papers: Real Change for Britain, Real Choices for Labour, Progress is holding a series of events across the country to discuss the main themes it raises. This seminar will focus on economy, and the real choices Labour would have to make in order to make predistribution and an active industrial policy possible. The pamphlet, in the form of a series of green papers, takes forward some of the ideas and proposals that were made in The Purple Book last year, looking at the policy choices and priorites that would face an incoming Labour government in 2015: public services, the care crunch, the new economy and welfare. The papers have been written by Patrick Diamond, research fellow at Policy Network; Graeme Cooke, associate director of IPPR and Steve Van Riel, former director of policy and research at the Labour party.

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