Labour party conference

The Last Word: I will not be shamed out of Labour

Richard Angell  |  29 September 2017

First they tried to bore us out, then they tried to bully us out … now they try to shame us out. It will not work, writes Progress director Richard Angell Labour’s new establishment is learning from and emulating the old establishment fast. The hard-left believes its own rhetoric about New Labour’s media manipulation and conference …

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Stop the McDonnell amendment

Richard Angell  |  1 January 2017

My New Year’s resolution is to stop the hard-left lowering the threshold to stand for Labour leader from 15 to five per cent

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Progress Rally

Megan Corton Scott  |  25 September 2016

Progress Rally 6pm, Sunday 25 September 2016 Pan Am, Albert Dock, Britannia Pavilion, Liverpool L3 4AD The Progress rally is one of the major fixtures of the Labour party conference calendar and had over 800 people in attendance last year. Speakers include: Bex Bailey Former NEC youth representative | Hilary Benn MP | Ben Bradshaw MP | Kezia Dugdale MSP |  Caroline Flint MP | John …

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Britain left behind: How can we boost productivity to benefit working people?

Richard Angell  |  29 September 2015

Britain 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. …

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Progress Question Time

Richard Angell  |  29 September 2015

Progress 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 Opposition whip 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 Wheelchair access available. [View the story “Progress Question …

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Rebalancing Britain: What do cities and regions need to create growth?

Richard Angell  |  29 September 2015

Rebalancing 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 Lilian 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 …

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Securing our digital future: How can Britain best prepare for this advancing technological age?

Richard Angell  |  28 September 2015

Securing 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 …

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Dementia care: How do we improve this in an age of austerity?

Richard Angell  |  28 September 2015

Dementia 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 …

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Dragons’ den: What can give micro businesses and freelancers the boost they deserve?

Richard Angell  |  28 September 2015

Dragons 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 Kings Road BN1 2JF Alison McGovern MP Wirral South Peter Kyle MP Member, Business, innovation and skills select committee …

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Forging their future: What will it mean to be a British young person in 2020?

Richard Angell  |  28 September 2015

Forging their future: What will it mean to be a British young person in 2020? in partnership with 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, …

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