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ENERGY

Consumers and the energy market: What’s Labour’s offer beyond the freeze?

Sep 21, 2014 12:45 pm

Consumers and the energy market: What’s Labour’s offer beyond the freeze? 12.45-2pm, Sunday 21 September 2014 Lancashire Room, Peter House, Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 5AN Jonathan Reynolds MP Shadow minister for energy and climate change Polly Billington Parliamentary candidate for Thurrock Sacha Deshmukh Chief executive, Smart Energy GB Clare Francis Editor-in-chief, MoneySupermarket Lawrence Slade Chief operating officer, Energy UK Chair: Ruth Cadbury Parliamentary candidate for Brentford and Isleworth This event is in partnership with Smart Energy GB Following Labour’s successful announcement to freeze energy bills…

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Progress Rally: Winning a mandate for change

Sep 21, 2014 6:00 pm

Progress Rally: Winning a mandate for change 6-7.30pm, Sunday 22 September Manchester Comedy Store, Arches 3 and 4 Deansgate Locks, Whitworth Street West, Manchester M1 5LH The Rally is Progress’ traditional Sunday night curtain raiser to party conference, with over 300 party members and elected representatives coming together for one of the most high profile fringe meetings of conference week. Confirmed speakers include: Andy Burnham MP Shadow secretary of state for health Stella Creasy MP Shadow minister for competition and…

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Progress Reception

Sep 21, 2014 7:30 pm

The Progress Reception is a chance for us to thank our members for their support over the past year. Chris Leslie MP Shadow chief secretary to the Treasury Andrew Adonis Shadow minister for infrastructure Host: Alison McGovern MP Vice-chair, Progress This event is in partnership with the BVCA. The reception is by invitation only, please email stuart@progressonline.org.uk for more information.  

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The care crunch: How does Labour help families meet work and childcare pressures?

Sep 22, 2014 8:00 am

The care crunch: How does Labour help families meet work and childcare pressures?  8-9.15am, Monday 22 September 2014 Lancashire Room, Peter House, Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 5AN Lucy Powell MP Shadow minister for children and childcare Paul Bartlett Head of employee solutions, Grass Roots Group Dalia Ben-Galim Association director for families and work, IPPR Anne Longfield Chief executive, 4Children Chair: Lucy Rigby Parliamentary candidate for Lincoln This event is in partnership with 4Children and the Childcare Voucher Providers Association This event is by invitation…

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EDUCATION

Social mobility matters: Can Labour’s education policy build character?

Sep 22, 2014 12:45 pm

Social mobility matters: Can Labour’s education policy build character? 12.45-2pm, Monday 22 September 2014 Lancashire Room, Peter House, Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 5AN Tristram Hunt MP Shadow secretary of state for education Jo Cox Parliamentary candidate for Batley and Spen Michael Lynas Chief executive, National Citizen Service Alan Milburn Chair, Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission Chair: Bex Bailey NEC youth and student rep This event is in partnership with National Citizen Service The event will centre on character in the education system, young…

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MIGRATION

Ukip if you want to: How do we make immigration work for Britain?

Sep 22, 2014 6:00 pm

Ukip if you want to: How do we make immigration work for Britain? 6-7.15pm, Monday 22 September 2014 Lancashire Room, Peter House, Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 5AN David Hanson MP Shadow minister for immigration Maurice Glasman Labour peer Atul Hatwal Director, The Migration Matters Trust Julia Onslow-Cole Partner and head of our global immigration, PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal Chair: Amina Lone Parliamentary candidate for Morecambe and Lunesdale This event is in partnership with The Migration Matters Trust The event will look at the role immigration will play in…

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What did the EU ever do for workers?

Sep 22, 2014 7:30 pm

What did the EU ever do for workers? 7.30-8.45pm, Monday 22 September 2014 Lancashire Room, Peter House, Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 5AN Gareth Thomas MP Shadow minister for Europe Natascha Engel MP Chair, backbench business committee Jutta Steinruck MEP Committee on employment and social affairs, European Parliament Nita Clarke Director, IPA Involve Chair: John Park  Assistant general secretary, Community This event is in partnership with IPA and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung London The event will look at the role of the EU in protecting rights at work.…

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Progress Question Time

Sep 23, 2014 6:00 pm

Progress Question Time 6-7.15pm, Tuesday 23 September 2014 Lancashire Room, Peter House, Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 5AN Ivan Lewis MP Shadow secretary of state for Northern Ireland Emma Reynolds MP Shadow minister for housing Phil Collins Chief lead writer, The Times Jacqui Smith Former home secretary Steve Turner Assistant general secretary, Unite Chair: Simon Fanshawe Writer and broadcaster As in previous years, Progress asks the audience to set the agenda at our Question Time, with questions coming from the audience on the issues…

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Winning with Women: Is there still a women’s vote?

Sep 23, 2014 7:30 pm

Winning with Women: Is there still a women’s vote? 7.30-8.45pm, Tuesday 23 September 2014 Lancashire Room, Peter House, Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 5AN Alison McGovern MP Shadow minister for international development Diane Abbott MP Hackney North and Stoke Newington Lia Quartapelle Foreign affairs committee, Italian parliament Jane Merrick Political editor, Independent on Sunday Chair: Lee Sheriff Parliamentary candidate for Carlisle The event will look at the role that women voters will play in the electoral coalition that Labour needs to win in 2015. Is there still a…

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