Progress Labour Party Conference 2013 event schedule

SUNDAY

12.45pm        Sunday 22 September / Brighton Media Centre, 15–17 Middle Street, BN1 1AL

One Nation trade unionism: Can workers earn more by working
in partnership with employers?

Toby Perkins MP, shadow small business minister / Nita Clarke, chief executive, the IPA / Maurice Glasman, member
of the House of Lords and blue Labour academic / Michael Leahy, general secretary, Community / Chair: Sarah Veale, head of equality and employment, TUC

                      In association with the IPA and Community

6.00pm          Sunday 22 September / Screen 1, Brighton Odeon, Kingswest, West Street, BN1 2RE

Progress Rally: Winning a majority in 2015

Andrew Adonis / Douglas Alexander MP / Liam Byrne MP/ Yvette Cooper MP / Stella Creasy MP / Gloria De Piero MP / Michael Dugher MP / Maria Eagle MP / Caroline Flint MP / Tessa Jowell MP / Ivan Lewis MP / Jim Murphy MP / Stephen Twigg MP / Chuka Umunna MP /
John Woodcock MP / John Hannett / Robin Wales / Jessica Asato / Victoria Groulef / Andrew Pakes / Chair: Lorna Fitzsimons

MONDAY

8.00am          Monday 23 September / Brighton Media Centre, 15–17 Middle Street, BN1 1AL

Progressive capitalism: What does it mean? For an invitation, email simon@progressonline.org.u

David Sainsbury, member of the House of Lords and author of Progressive Capitalism / Chair: Martin Kettle, the Guardian

12.45pm        Monday 23 September / Brighton Media Centre, 15–17 Middle Street, BN1 1AL

Show me the money: How will Labour get small businesses growing?

Toby Perkins MP, shadow small business minister / Mike Cherry, national policy chairman, Federation of Small Businesses / Ian Henderson, CEO, Shawbrook Bank / Keith and Kornelia Kelly, owners, Kelly’s Dance Studio / Chair: Victoria Groulef, PPC for Reading West

                      In association with Shawbrook Bank

6.00pm          Monday 23 September / Brighton Media Centre, 15–17 Middle Street, BN1 1AL

Policy that sticks: Preparing to govern for lasting change

Jon Cruddas MP, policy review coordinator / Tessa Jowell MP, former Cabinet Office minister / Jack Straw MP, former foreign secretary / Cllr Patrick Diamond, senior research fellow, Policy Network / Chair: Julian McCrae, deputy director, Institute for Government

                      In association with the Institute for Government

7.30pm          Monday 23 September / Brighton Media Centre, 15–17 Middle Street, BN1 1AL

Locally led growth: How can we build a regional recovery?

Andrew Adonis, shadow infrastructure minister / Cllr Nick Forbes, leader, Newcastle city council /
Tim Hames, director-general, BVCA / Anna Turley, IPPR North and PPC for Redcar / Chair: Alison McGovern MP, Progress vice-chair

In association with the BVCA and LGA Labour Group

TUESDAY

8.00am          Tuesday 24 September / Brighton Media Centre, 15–17 Middle Street, BN1 1AL

Returning to growth: How can Britain build a stronger economy?
For an invitation, email simon@progressonline.org.uk

Andrew Adonis, shadow infrastructure minister / Seema Malhotra MP, chair, PLP business group /
Andrew McGuinness, founding partner, Beattie McGuinness Bungay / Chair: Mary Riddell, Daily Telegraph

                      In association with the Advertising Association

5.45pm         Tuesday 24 September / King’s Terrace, Grand Hotel (inside the secure zone)

Justice: cuts we can believe in                      

Jenny Chapman MP, shadow prisons and probation minister / Ian Birrell, contributing editor, Daily Mail / Charles Clarke, former
home secretary / Frances Crook, chief executive, Howard League for Penal Reform / Chair: Cllr Josie Channer, London Probation
Board and PPC for Kingswood

                      In association with the Howard League for Penal Reform

6.00pm          Tuesday 24 September / Brighton Media Centre, 15–17 Middle Street, BN1 1AL

Progress Question Time

Liz Kendall MP, shadow care and older people minister / Peter Hain MP, former Northern Ireland secretary / Jonathan Reynolds MP,
PPS to Ed Miliband / Philip Collins, chief leader writer, the Times / Cllr Harriet Yeo, NEC chair / Chair: Cllr Mandy Telford, Progress strategy board

7.30pm          Tuesday 24 September / Brighton Media Centre, 15–17 Middle Street, BN1 1AL

  Winning with Women: Selections and elections to the town hall and Westminster

Alison McGovern MP, Progress vice-chair / Cllr Josie Channer, PPC for Kingswood / Cllr Sarah Hayward, leader,
Camden council / Sally Keeble, PPC for Northampton North / Chair: Lucy Rigby, PPC for Lincoln

WEDNESDAY

8am               Wednesday 25 September / Brighton Media Centre, 15–17 Middle Street, BN1 1AL

Childcare: What choice is best for working families? 
For an invitation: email simon@progressonline.org.uk

Lucy Powell MP, Progress vice-chair / Cllr Patrick Diamond,
senior research fellow, Policy Network / Julian Foster,
managing director, Computershare Voucher Services /
Anne Longfield, chief executive, 4Children / Chair:
Polly Toynbee, the Guardian

In association with 4Children and the CVPA

 

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