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Real Change for Britain: What should the next government’s priorities be? In Cardiff

Start:
Feb 28, 2013
End:
Feb 28, 2013
Venue:
Cardiff Bay, Array
Cardiff, CF99 1NA United Kingdom

Progress will be in Cardiff on 28 February 2013 at 7pm for the Welsh leg of the The Purple Papers’ seriesVaughan Gething AM will host the event in Conference Room 24, Ty Hywel/National Assembly for Wales with the following speakers:

  • Steve Van Riel chapter author, The Purple Papers and Centreground
  • Douglas Alexander MP shadow foreign secretary
  • Stephen Doughty MP Cardiff South and Penarth
  • Jane Hutt AM finance minister
  • Chair: Vaughan Gething AM Cardiff South and Penarth

The speakers will discuss the ideas offered in The Purple Papers as well as their own thoughts about what choices Labour will and should make as a new government in 2015. This will be followed by questions from the floor.

This event is part of our regional series which is around our latest publication, The Purple Papers: Real Change for Britain, Real Choices for Labour. These are a series of ‘green papers’ taking forward some of the ideas and proposals that were made in The Purple Book in 2010. It made the case for the party to develop policies that redistribute power in the market, public services, and the state. The papers take this thinking forward and look at the policy choices and priorites that would face an incoming Labour government in 2015.

The five main areas the pamphlet covers are public services, childcare, social care, the new economy and welfare. These papers have been written by Patrick Diamond who is a research fellow at Policy Network, Graeme Cooke an associate director of IPPR and Steve Van Riel who is the former director of policy and research at the Labour party.

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