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Progress Annual Conference 2018
May 5, 2018
Progress annual conference is the biggest event in the Progress calendar. This year’s conference brought together Labour members from across the country with senior politicians, union leaders, councillors and political commentators.
Alongside our keynote speaker Alastair Campbell, we were joined by Diane Abbott, Ben Bradshaw MP, Stephen Bush, Cllr Clare Coghill, Manuel Cortes, Stella Creasy MP, Seb Dance MEP, Liz Kendall MP, Roger Liddle, Alison McGovern MP, Marlon Solomon, Wes Streeting MP and many more.
Welcome – The final countdown: a year to shape Brexit
Alison McGovern MP Chair, Progress
Alastair Campbell, journalist and campaigner
Progressive Britain podcast LIVE: what’s it like to be a Labour activist with John O’Farrell
The way forward: what next for Labour?
Wes Stressing MP Ilford North
Cllr Clare Coghill Leader, Waltham Forest
Stephen Bush Special correspondent, New Statesman
Ellie Mae O’Hagan Freelance journalist
Chair: Richard Angell Director, Progress
Town hall to Whitehall: Is national Labour learning from local politics?
Cllr Tom Beattie Leader, Corby
Cllr Khevyn Limbajee Cabinet member for housing, Waltham Forest
Cllr Joanne Harding, Trafford
Adam Langleben former councillor, Barnet and JLM activist
Lewis Baston political analyst and writer
Chair: Marian Craig Member, Progress strategy board
Progress Question Time
Diane Abbott MP Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Liz Kendall MP Leicester West
Mary Creagh MP Wakefield
Angela Eagle MP Wallasey
Cllr Georgia Gould Leader, Camden
Chair: Ayesha Hazarika commentator and comedian
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