This event is part of our regional series which is around a new publication we are launching later this month, 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 inThe Purple Book last year. It made the case for the party to develop policies that redistribute power in the market, public services, and the state. The papers will take this thinking forward and look at the policy choices and priorites that would face an incoming Labour government in 2015.
The four main areas the pamphlet will cover 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.
Progress will be at Warwick University on the 26 October between 7-8:30pm at the Room F1.07, Engineering Building, Library Road, Warwick University, Coventry, CV4 7AL with the following speakers:
Stewart Wood -Shadow cabinet minister without portfolio and strategy adviser to Ed Miliband
Patrick Diamond – Research fellow at Policy Network
Lynnette Kelly – Prospective parliamentary candidate for Warwick and Leamington
Jon Wheale – Prospective parliamentary candidate for Burton (chair)
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.
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