Labour party conference 2014

Progress has had a major presence at Labour party conference since 1996 with our annual rally, one of the highlights of conference.

You can listen back to all of our events at Labour party conference:

All of our events are free to attend and full details are below:

Sunday 21 September

Print 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
Claire Maugham Director of communications, 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

Progress Rally: Winning a mandate for changePrint
6-7.30pm, Sunday 21 September
Manchester Comedy Store, Arches 3 and 4 Deansgate Locks, Whitworth Street West, Manchester M1 5LH

Confirmed speakers include:

Andy Burnham MP Shadow secretary of state for health
Stella Creasy MP Shadow minister for competition and consumer affairs
Caroline Flint MP Shadow secretary of state for energy and climate change
Tristram Hunt MP Shadow secretary of state for education
Dan Jarvis MP Shadow minister for justice
Liz Kendall MP Shadow minister for care and older people
Lucy Powell MP Shadow minister for childcare and children
Jonathan Reynolds MP Shadow minister for energy and climate change
Stephen Twigg MP Shadow minister for constitutional reform
Chuka Umunna MP Shadow secretary of state for business, innovation and skills
John Woodcock MP Chair, Progress
Jim McMahon Leader, LGA Labour group
John Hannett General secretary, Usdaw
Chair: Lorna Fitzsimons Former member of parliament for Rochdale

bvcalogogood Progress reception

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

Monday 22 September

4children-logo2The care crunch: How does Labour help families meet work and childcare pressures?
8-9.15am, Monday 22 September 2014CVPA_Logo_HiRes-thumb-2
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

Social mobility matters: Can Labour’s education policy build character? National_Citizen_Service_Logo
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
Tracey Paul Policy manager, National Citizen Service
Alan Milburn Chair, Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission
Chair: Bex Bailey NEC youth and student rep

Ukip if you want to: How do we make immigration work for Britain? MIGRATION
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
Julia Onslow-Cole Partner and head of global immigration, PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal
Barbara Roche Chair, The Migration Matters Trust
David Warren Advisory board, Migration Matters
Chair: Amina Lone Parliamentary candidate for Morecambe and Lunesdale

What did the EU ever do for workers? Europe-logo
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

Tuesday 23 September

PrintProgress 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 leader writer, The Times
Jacqui Smith Former home secretary
Steve Turner Assistant general secretary, Unite
Chair: John Woodcock MP Chair, Progress

WWW logoWinning 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
Jenny McAllister National president, Australian Labour party
Jane Merrick Political editor, Independent on Sunday
Chair: Lee Sherriff Parliamentary candidate for Carlisle

 

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