Progress at Labour party conference 2015

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Audio highlights

Sunday 27 September

 

BVCA logo websiteBack to basics: How does Labour rebuild relationships with business? in partnership with BVCA
12.45pm, Sunday 27 September 2015
Wagner Hall, Regency Road, Brighton, BN1 2RT

Chris Leslie MP Nottingham East
In conversation with Tim Hames Director general, BVCA

Refreshments provided. Wheelchair access available.

This event is in partnership with the BVCA


Progress logo for eventsProgress Rally
6pm, Sunday 27 September 2015
Odeon cinema, Kingswest, West Street, Brighton, BN1 2RE

Speakers include:

Heidi Alexander MP | Andy Burnham MP | Mary Creagh MP | Stella Creasy MP | Kezia Dugdale MSP | Caroline Flint MP | Vaughan Gething AM | John Hannett | Tristram Hunt MP | Eddie Izzard | Peter John | Liz Kendall MP | Ivan Lewis MP | Lucy Powell MP | Emma Reynolds MP | Mandy Telford | Chuka Umunna MP | John Woodcock MP

Chair: Peter Kyle MP Hove and Portslade


ABI logo websiteProgress reception
8pm, Sunday 27 September 2015
Wagner Hall, Regency Road, Brighton, BN1 2RT

Seema Malhotra MP Shadow chief secretary to the Treasury
Louise Hanson Director of advocacy, Association of British Insurers
Host: John Woodcock MP Chair, Progress

Refreshments provided. Wheelchair access available.

This event is in partnership with the Association of British Insurers

Monday 28 September

 

ou_cmyk_masterlogo_29mmThe earn and learn revolution: How can government best support those in part-time higher education? in partnership with Open University
8am, Monday 28 September 2015
Wagner Hall, Regency Road, Brighton, BN1 2RT

Gordon Marsden MP Shadow minister for higher education, further education and skills
Liam Byrne MP Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Ann Limb Chair, Helena Kennedy Foundation
Chair: Peter Horrocks Vice-chancellor, The Open University

Refreshments provided. Wheelchair access available.

This event is in partnership with the The Open University


NCS logo websiteForging their future: What will it mean to be a British young person in 2020? in partnership with the National Citizen Service
12.45pm, Monday 28 September 2015
Wagner Hall, Regency Road, Brighton, BN1 2RT

Anna Turley MP Shadow minister for civil society and community/voluntary sector
Georgia Gould Author, Wasted: How Misunderstanding Young Britain Threatens our Future
Owen Jones Columnist, The Guardian
Michael Lynas Chief executive, National Citizen Service
Chair: Rupa Huq MP Ealing Central and Acton

Refreshments provided. Wheelchair access available.

This event is in partnership with the National Citizen Service


bpas logo smallThe politics of motherhood: How does public policy shape families and can it do it better? in partnership with the British Pregnancy Advisory Service
12.45pm, Monday 28 September 2015
Glyndebourne 1, Holiday Inn Brighton Seafront, 137 King’s Road, City Centre, Brighton, BN1 2JF

Lucy Powell MP Shadow secretary of state for education
Sharon Hodgson MP Shadow minister for children and families
Jess Phillips MP Member, women and equalities select committee
Ann Furedi Chief executive, British Pregnancy Advisory Service
Cathy Warwick General secretary, Royal College of Midwives
Chair: Mandy Telford Member, Progress strategy board

Refreshments provided. Wheelchair access available.

This event is in partnership with the British Pregnancy Advisory Service


Alzheimer's logo websiteDementia care: How do we improve this in an age of austerity? in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Society
6pm, Monday 28 September 2015
Wagner Hall, Regency Road, Brighton, BN1 2RT

Luciana Berger MP Shadow minister for mental health
Angela Rayner MP Ashton-under-Lyne
Karin Smyth MP Bristol South
Sally Gimson Cabinet member for health and adult social care, London borough of Camden
Jeremy Hughes Chief executive, Alzheimer’s Society
Chair: Richard Angell Director, Progress

Refreshments provided. Wheelchair access available.

This event is in partnership with Alzheimer’s Society


IPSE logo websiteDragons’ Den: What can give micro businesses and freelancers the boost they deserve? in partnership with The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed
6pm, Monday 28 September 2015
Glyndebourne 1, Holiday Inn Seafront Hotel, 137 King’s Road BN1 2JF

Alison McGovern MP Wirral South
Peter Kyle MP Member, Business, innovation and skills select committee
Suneeta Johal Head of research, Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed
Chair: Victoria Groulef Member, Progress strategy board

Refreshments provided. Wheelchair access available.

This event is in partnership with the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed


TalkTalk logo websiteSecuring our digital future: How can Britain best prepare for the technological age? in partnership with TalkTalk
7.30pm, Monday 28 September 2015
Wagner Hall, Regency Road, Brighton, BN1 2RT

Chi Onwurah MP Shadow minister for culture and the digital economy
Ian Lucas MP Member, culture, media and sport select committee
Catherine Stihler MEP 
Vice-chair, committee on the internal market and consumer protection, European parliament
Sally Morgan Member, science and technology committee, House of Lords
Paul Morris Head of government affairs, Vodafone
Iain Wood Public affairs manager, TalkTalk
Chair: Theo Blackwell Member, Progress strategy board

Refreshments provided. Wheelchair access available.

This event is in partnership with the TalkTalk

Tuesday 29 September

 

Hitachi logo websiteRebalancing Britain: What do cities and regions need to create growth? in partnership with Hitachi Rail Europe
8am, Tuesday 29 September 2015
Wagner Hall, Regency Road, Brighton, BN21 2RT

Lillian Greenwood MP Shadow secretary of state for transport
Anna Turley MP Shadow Cabinet Office minister
Jim McMahon Leader, LGA Labour group
Nick Hughes Sales director, Hitachi Rail Europe
Chair: Julie Elliott MP Sunderland Central

Refreshments provided. Wheelchair access available.

This event is in partnership with the Hitachi Rail Europe


Progress logo for eventsProgress Question Time
6pm, 29 September 2015
Wagner Hall, Regency Road, Brighton, BN1 2RT

Cat Smith MP Shadow minister for women and equalities
Conor McGinn MP Member, defence select committee
Roy Rickhuss General secretary, Community Union
Philip Collins Chief leader writer, The Times
Jacqui Smith Former home secretary
Chair: Florence Nosegbe Eshalomi Member, Progress strategy board


IPA logo websiteBritain left behind: How can we boost productivity to benefit working people? in partnership with IPA
7.30pm, Tuesday 29 September 2015
Wagner Hall, Regency Road, Brighton, BN1 2RT

Alison McGovern MP Wirral South
John Longworth Director general, British Chambers of Commerce
Nicola Smith Head of economic and social affairs, Trades Union Congress
Chair: Nita Clarke Director, the IPA

Refreshments provided. Wheelchair access available.

This event is in partnership with IPA

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