What I’m up to at Lib Dem conference

by Stephen Tall on October 2, 2014

Inbetween blogging the debates ‘n fringes ‘n stuff, here’s where you’ll find me…

Saturday:
1-2 pm, Crowne Plaza Castle 1 – Chairing CentreForum and British Influence fringe: “How to win a European referendum”. Speakers: Danny Alexander MP; Professor John Curtice, University of Strathclyde; Craig Harrow, Director, Better Together; Professor Dame Helen Wallace.

From 10pm, Crowne Plaza, Castle 3 – join the LibDemVoice team for our annual Awards 2014. The nominations are in – check out the array of awards on offer here – voting will be decided by party members through our pre-conference survey.

Sunday:
7.45-9 pm, SECC, Leven Room – Speaking at IEA fringe: “Ten years since the Orange Book – What should authentic liberalism look like?” alongside Jeremy Browne MP; Paul Marshall, Co-editor, Orange Book; Isabel Hardman, Editor, Spectator CoffeeHouse; Tom Mludzinski, Head of Political Polling, ComRes; and Mark Littlewood, Director General, IEA.

Monday:
8-9 am, SECC, Boisdale 1 – Contributing to round-table event: The Guardian in partnership with British Academy: “Immigration: what are the social impacts?”

9-10 am, SECC, Total Politics & JRF Coffee Club – Chairing Joseph Rowntree Foundation event with David Laws MP: “Closing the attainment gap”.

1-2 pm, SECC, Dochart 1 – Speaking at Resolution Foundation fringe: “Sharing the gain and the pain in the next Parliament” alongside David Laws MP, Tom Brake MP, Julia Unwin and Gavin Kelly, with Anushka Asthana (Sky News) chairing.

6.15-7.30 pm, SECC, Morar – Chairing Christian Aid, CAFOD and Oxfam fringe: “Red? Yellow? Blue? Green? Continuing to lead on climate change – a priority for the next Government?” with Lynne Featherstone MP, Duncan Brack and Voltaire Alferez.

Tuesday:
1-2 pm, SECC, Morar – Speaking at Child Poverty Action Group fringe, “What do Lib Dems want from welfare?” alongside Mike Thornton MP; Kelly-Marie Blundell, Social Liberal Forum; Alison Garnham, Child Poverty Action Group; and Cllr Sue Derbyshire, Leader of Stockport Council and member of LGA Lib Dem Group.

And then it’s straight home, missing the Leader’s speech as is my tradition.

Enjoy reading this? Please like and share:

Leave your comment

Required.

Required. Not published.

If you have one.