Moderate meetups: The road to conference

Road_to_conference imageAhead of Brighton, the ‘Road to Conference’ event series will discuss what we can expect on the conference floor, what the main issues surrounding Labour party conference are likely to be and the rule changes and policy motions we anticipate coming up.

The event series is organised jointly by Progress and Labour First.

Join us for these events in the tour:

Sheffield | 31 August 2017

Birmingham | 7 September 2017

London | 11 September 2017

Edinburgh | 14 September 2017

Sunderland | 15 September 2017

Cardiff | 15 September 2017

North Wales | 21 September 2017

At Labour conference there will be a Labour First rally (Sunday, 12:30pm) and the Progress rally (Sunday, 6pm).

A number of issues will be discussed at Labour party conference, they include:

Is the ‘McDonnell amendment’ a better choice for Labour members or simply a recipe for electoral disaster?
Ben Gartside, LabourList, 20 February 2017

John McDonnell hints at deal on Labour leadership rule changes
Heather Stewart and Rowena Mason, The Guardian, 18 August

MPs should have no say over who leads Labour, argues shadow minister
Chris Williamson, The Guardian, 28 August 2017

Progress and Labour First to hold crunch meetings as McDonnell amendment looms
Emma Bean, LabourList, 25 August 2017

Brighton bound
Luke Akehurst, Progress, 29 August 2017

John McDonnell hints at deal on Labour leadership rule changes
Heather Stewart and Rowena Mason, The Guardian, 18 August

The 2017 manifesto, not divisive rule changes, should be the star of Labour’s conference
Richard Angell, Huffington Post, 11 September 2017

Momentum plotting to ‘storm’ party conference in ‘attack on social democracy’, says Labour MP
Ned Simons, Huffington Post, 12 September 2017

Momentum trying to ‘storm’ Labour conference, MP tells centre-left activists
Peter Edwards, LabourList, 12 September 2017

Labour centrists urge members to oppose leftwing rule changes
Jessica Elgot, The Guardian, 12 September 2017

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