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During the last parliament Progress held 66 events, in 35 cities, engaging 3,000 members across the United Kingdom.

We held events in Barrow, Blackpool, Brighton, Bristol, Burton, Cambridge, Canterbury, Cardiff, Durham, Edinburgh, Exeter, Glasgow, Grantham, Ipswich, Leicester, Lincoln, Liverpool, Maidstone, Manchester, Middlesbrough, Newcastle, Norwich, Nottingham, Oxford, Preston, Reading, Redcar, Rochester, Sheffield, Slough, Sunderland, Swansea, Warwick, Watford and York.

We are only able to organise these events thanks to the support we get though our membership. Help us bring the debate to even more people during this parliament by joining Progress today: prog.rs/join

Start:
Sep 7, 2017
End:
Sep 7, 2017
Venue:
Tame Road, Oldbury
Birmingham, B68 0JT United Kingdom

Road to conference: Moderate meet up in Birmingham

Road to conference: Moderate meet-up in Birmingham 7-8:30pm, Thursday 7 September 2017 Brandhall Labour club, Tame Road, Oldbury, B68 0JT John Spellar MP Ruth Smeeth MP Luke Akehurst Secretary, Labour First The ‘moderate meet-up’ series are for Progress, Labour First and other moderates to hear about what party members can expect to be up for debate at Labour party conference this year, including the McDonnell amendment. This Progress and Labour First event series – the ‘Road to conference’ – will…

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Start:
Sep 11, 2017
End:
Sep 11, 2017
Venue:
House of Commons
London, SW1A 0AA United Kingdom

Road to conference: Moderate meet up in London

Road to conference: Moderate meet-up in London 6-8pm, Monday 11 September 2017 House of Commons, Committee Room 16, SW1A 0AA Richard Angell Director, Progress Luke Akehurst Secretary, Labour First Alison McGovern MP Chair, Progress Joan Ryan MP Caroline Flint MP John Spellar MP More speakers TBC The ‘moderate meet-up’ series are for Progress, Labour First and other moderates to hear about what party members can expect to be up for debate at Labour party conference this year, including the McDonnell amendment. This Progress and Labour…

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Start:
Sep 14, 2017
End:
Sep 14, 2017
Venue:
Serenity cafe, The Tun, 8 Jacksons Entry
Edinburgh, EH8 8PJ United Kingdom

Road to conference: Moderate meet-up in Edinburgh

Road to conference: Moderate meet-up in Edinburgh 6:30-8pm, Thursday 14 September 2017 Serenity Cafe, The Tun, 8 Jacksons Entry, Edinburgh EH8 8PJ Ian Murray MP Sheila Gilmore Former MP, Edinburgh East Matthew Faulding Deputy Director, Progress More speakers TBC The ‘moderate meet-up’ series are for Progress, Labour First and other moderates to hear about what party members can expect to be up for debate at Labour party conference this year, including the McDonnell amendment. This Progress and Labour First event…

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Start:
Sep 24, 2017
End:
Sep 24, 2017
Venue:
Kingswest, West Street
Brighton, BN1 2RE United Kingdom

Progress rally 2017

Progress rally 6pm, Sunday 24 September 2017 Brighton Odeon, Kingswest, West St, Brighton BN1 2RE The Progress rally is one of the major fixtures of the Labour party conference calendar and had over 800 people in attendance last year. Speakers include: Richard Angell Director, Progress | Jackie Bailie MSP | Chris Bryant MP | Claire Coghill Leader, London borough of Waltham Forest | Stella Creasy MP | Caroline Flint MP | Ayesha Hazarika Broadcaster and comedian | John Hannett General…

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Start:
Sep 25, 2017
End:
Sep 25, 2017
Venue:
2 Ship Street
Brighton, BN1 1AD United Kingdom

Engineering Brexit: What does Britain’s manufacturing sector need from Brexit? with EEF – The Manufacturers’ Organisation

Engineering Brexit: What does Britain’s manufacturing sector need from Brexit? 8am, Monday 25 September 2017 Hotel Du Vin, 2 Ship Street, Brighton, BN1 1AD Speakers: Hilary Benn MP Chair, Committee on Exiting the European Union Terry Scuoler Chief executive, EEF Chair: Clare Moody MEP With Brexit negotiations currently taking place, the effect on our manufacturing sector has become a critical issue. This conversation roundtable will be discussing what the impact is likely to be and how the Labour party can help our…

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Start:
Sep 25, 2017
End:
Sep 25, 2017
Venue:
Friends’ Meeting House, Ship Street
Brighton, BN1 1AF United Kingdom

Learning lessons: Thirty years on, what can the story of East London teach us about encouraging trade and regeneration in our communities? with London City Aiport

Learning lessons: Thirty years on, what can the story of East London teach us about encouraging trade and regeneration in our communities? 12.45am, Monday 25 September 2017 Friends Meeting House, Ship Street, BN1 1AF Speakers: Wes Streeting MP Ilford North Sir Robin Wales Mayor, London borough of Newham Denise Hyland Leader, London borough of Greenwich Liam McKay London City Airport Chair: Rosamund Urwin Senior feature writer, Evening Standard This event will look at the success of the east London economy over the…

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Start:
Sep 25, 2017
End:
Sep 25, 2017
Venue:
Friends’ Meeting House, Ship Street
Brighton, BN1 1AF United Kingdom

The changing world of work: How do we make sure modern employment practices benefit all involved? with IPSE and CSRE

The changing world of work: How do we make sure modern employment practices benefit all involved? 7.30pm, Monday 25 September 2017 Friends Meeting House, Ship Street, BN1 1AF Speakers: Simon McVicker Director of policy, IPSE Peter Dowd MP Shadow chief secretary to the Treasury Nita Clarke Director, Involvement and Participation Association (IPA) Nigel Meager Director, Institute for Employment Studies Liam Byrne MP Shadow minister for digital Chair: Hamish Sandison Chair, Labour Business This event will look at how rapidly changing employment…

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Start:
Sep 26, 2017
End:
Sep 26, 2017
Venue:
2 Ship Street
Brighton, BN1 1AD United Kingdom

Open access: How do we maintain quality in key professions? With SRA

Open access: How do we maintain quality in key professions? 8am, Tuesday 26 September 2017 Hotel Du Vin, 2 Ship Street, BN1 1AD Speakers: Nick Thomas Symonds MP Shadow solicitor general Seema Malhotra MP Britain exiting the European Union select committee Peter John Leader, London borough of Southwark Crispin Passmore Executive director, Solicitors Regulation Authority Chair: Kate O’Rourke Chair, Labour Lawyers With professions having to respond to new business models, markets and technologies, the pressure to maintain high standards continues. This event…

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Start:
Sep 26, 2017
End:
Sep 26, 2017
Venue:
Friends’ Meeting House, Ship Street
Brighton, BN1 1AF United Kingdom

Brexit and the city: How would Labour help support financial services as we exit the European Union? with Cicero

Brexit and the city: How would Labour help support financial services as we exit the European Union? 12.45pm, Tuesday 26 September Friends Meeting House, Ship Street, BN1 1AF Speakers: Jonny Reynolds MP Shadow economic secretary Chair: Tom Frackowiak Executive director, Cicero Group With Brexit negotiations currently underway, the potential impact on our financial services has become a critical issue. This panel discussion between Jonny Reynolds MP and the chief executive of Cicero Group, Tom Frackowiak, will consider what the impact is…

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