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Third Place First conference 2014

Start:
Jan 25, 2014
End:
Jan 25, 2014
Venue:
Hempstead Road
Watford, Hertfordshire WD17 3EZ United Kingdom

Third Place First conference 2014 
No ‘no-go’ areas in the campaign for a Labour majority

Saturday 25 January 2014 | West Herts College, Hempstead Road, Watford WD17 3EZ

As part of the Campaign for a Labour Majority, this conference will look at how Labour can organise, campaign and win in seats where we are currently in third place. Joining us will be Harriet Harman MP, Caroline Flint MP and Maria Eagle MP, alongside a number of other speakers from across the Labour movement.

New members, who join ahead of the conference, will be entitled to a free ticket (join online, here). Tickets are only £5 for existing Progress members and £15 for others. Sign up for your place below.

Follow the conference on Twitter, using #TPF14.

** If you haven’t bought your ticket and would like to attend, you can come and along and pay on the door. **

Agenda

9.00 – Leafleting near West Herts College
Meet outside conference venue

9.30 – Registration

10.00 – Welcome
* Richard Howitt MEP Eastern region

10.05 – No ‘no-go’ areas for Labour: What are the challenges of 2014 and 2015?
* Keynote: Harriet Harman MP Deputy leader, Labour party
* Keith Dibble Chair, Third Place First network
* Angela Gunning Councillor, Guildford borough council
* Darren Jones PPC for Bristol North West
* Chair: Josh Newlove Councillor, East Riding council

11.00 Breakout sessions (choose one)

Building out, building Britain: How councillors can lead the way
Judith Blake Deputy leader, Leeds council
* Keith Dibble Former leader, Rushmore Labour group

Every vote counts: Winning for Labour in Europe
* John Howarth MEP candidate, south-east region
* Sandy Martin MEP candidate, eastern region

12.00 Campaign for a Labour Majority: How can Labour take the fight to the Tories and Lib Dems?
* Keynote: Caroline Flint MP Shadow secretary of state for energy and climate change; shadow cabinet lead for the south-east
* Zoe Tyndall Research lead, Britain Thinks
* Daniel Zeichner PPC for Cambridge
* Chair: Michael Hassell South-east rep, Labour National Policy Forum

13.00 Lunch
Lunch provided
Optional: leafleting in local ward, or phone banking on site

14.00 Breakout sessions (choose one)

Building out, building Britain: How councillors can lead the way
Judith Blake Deputy leader, Leeds council
* Keith Dibble Former leader, Rushmore Labour group

Every vote counts: Winning for Labour in Europe
John Howarth MEP candidate, south-east region
Sandy Martin MEP candidate, eastern region

15.00 Third Place First Question Time
* Maria Eagle MP Shadow secretary of state for environment, food and rural affairs
* Patrick Diamond Vice-chair, Policy Network
* Farah Nazeer MEP candidate, south-east region
* Matthew Turmaine PPC for Watford
* Chair: Richard Angell Deputy director, Progress

16.15 Closing remarks

16.30 Close

16.30 – 17.30 Phone banking for local PPC Matthew Turmaine

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