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

Sep 21, 2014

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

Progress Rally: Winning a mandate for change 6-7.30pm, Sunday 21 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

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

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 Associate 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 only,…

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EDUCATION

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

Sep 22, 2014

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

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 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 the…

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What did the EU ever do for workers?

Sep 22, 2014

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

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 Philip Collins Chief lead writer, The Times Jacqui Smith Former home secretary Steve Turner Assistant general secretary, Unite 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 they want to discuss. The…

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

Sep 23, 2014

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 Sherriff 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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Winning a Mandate for Change: In conversation with Ed Balls MP

Oct 14, 2014

Winning a Mandate for Change: In conversation with Ed Balls MP 6.30-7.30pm,  Tuesday 14 October Venue tbc Ed Balls Shadow chancellor of the exchequer In conversation with: Mary Riddell Columnist, Daily Telegraph This is the first in a series of ‘In conversation with..’ events following Labour party conference. This will be a great opportunity for our speaker to discuss the policies put forward at conference, the detail of their policy portfolio and the challenges going into the general election in 2015. Other…

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Winning a Mandate for Change: In conversation with… Tristram Hunt MP

Oct 28, 2014

Winning a Mandate for Change: In conversation with… Tristram Hunt MP 6.30-7.30pm,  Tuesday 28 October Venue tbc Tristram Hunt Shadow secretary of state for education This is the second in a series of ‘In conversation with..’ events following Labour party conference. This will be a great opportunity for our speaker to discuss the policies put forward at conference, the detail of their policy portfolio and the challenges going into the general election in 2015. Other guests in this series include: Ed Balls MP Shadow…

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Winning a Mandate for Change: In conversation with… Rachel Reeves MP

Nov 11, 2014

Winning a Mandate for Change: In conversation with… Rachel Reeves MP 6.30-7.30pm,  Tuesday 11 November Venue tbc Rachel Reeves MP Shadow secretary of state for work and pensions This is the third in a series of ‘In conversation with..’ events following Labour party conference. This will be a great opportunity for our speaker to discuss the policies put forward at conference, the detail of their policy portfolio and the challenges going into the general election in 2015. Other guests in this series include:…

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Winning a Mandate for Change: In conversation with… Jon Cruddas MP

Nov 25, 2014

Winning a Mandate for Change: In conversation with… Jon Cruddas MP 6.30-7.30pm,  Tuesday 25 November Venue tbc Jon Cruddas MP Coordinator of Labour’s policy review This is the forth in a series of ‘In conversation with..’ events following Labour party conference. This will be a great opportunity for our speaker to discuss the policies put forward at conference, the detail of their policy portfolio and the challenges going into the general election in 2015. Other guests in this series include: Ed Balls MP Shadow…

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Winning a Mandate for Change: In conversation with… Chuka Umunna MP

Dec 9, 2014

Winning a Mandate for Change: In conversation with… Chuka Umunna MP 6.30-7.30pm,  Tuesday 9 December Venue tbc Chuka Umunna MP Shadow secretary of state for business, innovation and skills This is the last in a series of ‘In conversation with..’ events following Labour party conference. This will be a great opportunity for our speaker to discuss the policies put forward at conference, the detail of their policy portfolio and the challenges going into the general election in 2015. Other guests in this series include:…

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