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Winning with Women

September 7, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Progress is delighted to be holding its first women’s conference, Winning with Women. As part of the Campaign for a Labour Majority, the conference will take place at Camden town hall, central London, bringing together people from across the Labour movement to discuss the role that women in the party and the electorate will play in winning Labour a majority in 2015.

Keynote: Harriet Harman MP

Other confirmed speakers: Caroline Flint MP | Stella Creasy MP | Meg Hillier MP | Fiona Mactaggart MP | Seema Malhotra MP | Siobhain McDonagh MP | Lucy Powell MP | Jess Asato | Bex Bailey | Johanna Baxter | Caitlin Bisknell | Nina Champion | Josie Channer | Victoria Groulef | Clair Hawkins | Sarah Hayward | Sarah Jones | Catherine McDonald | Kirsty McNeill | Florence Nosegbe | Lib Peck | Lucy Rigby | Jill Rutter | Daisy Sands | Rebecca Simon | Felicity Slater | Kate Talbot | Zoe Tyndall

This event is open to both women and men.

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Winning with Women

Sarah Hayward, leader, Camden council

Opening plenary

Majority 2015: How does Labour win with women?
Keynote speech: Harriet Harman MP
Jess Asato, PPC for Norwich North
Bex Bailey, Youth Rep, Labour NEC
Johanna Baxter, Labour NEC
Chair: Florence Nosegbe, Lambeth council

Morning breakout sessions

Care crunch: Can Labour win the argument on childcare and social care?
Meg Hillier MP, Hackney South and Shoreditch
Sarah Hayward, leader, Camden council
Catherine McDonald, cabinet member for adult social care, Southwark council
Jill Rutter, head of policy and research, Family and Childcare Trust
Chair: Clair Hawkins, PPC for Dover

Credible, competent: How can women contribute to Labour’s growth strategy?
Seema Malhotra MP, chair, parliamentary Labour party BIS group
Victoria Groulef, PPC for Reading West
Daisy Sands, policy and campaigns manager, Fawcett Society
Rebecca Simon, co-chair, Labour Women in Business Network
Chair: Caitlin Bisknell, PPC for High Peak

Labour’s insecurity: How do we regain trust on crime and immigration?
Stella Creasy MP, shadow minister for crime prevention
Fiona Mactaggart MP, former Home Office minister
Siobhain McDonagh MP, Mitcham and Morden
Nina Champion, Prisoners Education Trust
Chair: Josie Channer, PPC for Kingswood


Afternoon plenary

Winning among women: Is there still a ‘women’s vote’?
Presentation: Zoe Tyndall, Britain Thinks
Caroline Flint MP, shadow energy secretary
Lucy Powell MP, Progress vice-chair
Sarah Jones, PPC for Croydon Central
Chair: Claire Reynolds, Progress strategy board

Afternoon workshops

Selections: Understanding the process
Victoria Groulef, PPC for Reading West
Felicity Slater, Progress

Communications: Getting your message across
Kirsty McNeill, Labour Women’s Network

Leading change in communities: Running a successful campaign
Lib Peck, leader, Lambeth council
Lucy Rigby, PPC for Lincoln
Kate Talbot, Movement for Change



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September 7, 2013
9:00 am - 3:00 pm




Camden town hall
Judd Street
London, Gt Lon WC1H United Kingdom

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