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LGiU at 2013 Party Conferences

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Every year, the LGiU hosts a range of popular fringes at each of the three main party conferences, as well as our Annual Local Government Dinner. This year, we are delighted to be hosting a social care fringe with specialist insurer Partnership and an education fringe with the NUT.

Full details about our fringes are below.

For more information about LGiU’s party conference programme, please contact Lizzie Greenhalgh at lizzie.greenhalgh@lgiu.org

 

LIBERAL DEMOCRAT PARTY CONFERENCE

 

Annual Local Government Dinner

When: 8pm – 9.15pm, Sunday 15 September

Where: Staffa Room, Crowne Plaza

Host: Annette Brooke OBE MP, Co-Chair Liberal Democrat CLG Parliamentary Committee

Please note that this event is by invitation only. For more information, please contact Lizzie Greenhalgh at lizzie.greenhalgh@lgiu.org

 

‘Self-funders and the future of social care’

When: 6.15pm – 7.30pm, Monday 16 September

Where: Castle 1 Room, Crowne Plaza, Glasgow

 Speakers:

  • Paul Burstow MP
  • Cllr Liz Green, Leader of the Royal Borough of Kingston
  • Ruthe Isden, Public Services Programme Manager, Age UK
  • Chris Horlick, Managing Director, Care, Partnership
  • Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive, LGiU (Chair)

 

‘Standing room only – have we enough school places?’

When: 1pm to 2pm, Tuesday 17 September

Where: Castle 1, Crowne Plaza, Glasgow

Speakers:

  • Rt Hon David Laws MP, Minister of State for Schools
  • Cllr Gerald Vernon-Jackson, Leader of Portsmouth City Council
  • Christine Blower, General Secretary, NUT
  • Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive of LGiU (Chair)

 

LABOUR PARTY CONFERENCE

 

‘Standing room only – have we enough school places?’

When: 5.45pm – 7.15pm, Sunday 22 September

Where: Albert Room, The Grand, Brighton

Speakers:

  • Andy Sawford MP, PPS to Shadow Secretary for Education
  • Cllr Sarah Hayward, Leader of Camden Council
  • Christine Blower, General Secretary, NUT
  • Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive of LGiU (Chair)

 

‘Self-funders and the future of social care’

When: 2.30pm – 3.30pm, Monday 23 September 2013

Where: Sandringham Room, Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel

Speakers:

  • Lord Hunt of Kings Heath OBE, Shadow Spokesperson for Health
  • Barbara Keeley MP, Health Select Committee
  • Cllr Peter John, Leader of Southwark Council
  • Caroline Abrahams, Head of External Affairs, Age UK
  • Chris Horlick, Managing Director, Care, Partnership
  • Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive, LGiU (Chair)

 

Annual Local Government Dinner

When: 7.30pm to 9.30pm, Monday 23 September

Where: Stanmer Room, Hilton Brighton Metropole

Host: Steve Reed OBE MP and Andy Sawford MP

Please note that this event is by invitation only. For more information, please contact Lizzie Greenhalgh at lizzie.greenhalgh@lgiu.org

 

CONSERVATIVE PARTY CONFERENCE

 

‘Self-funders and the future of social care’

When: 5.30pm – 7pm, Sunday 29 September

Where: Cobden 4, Manchester Central 

Speakers:

  • Heather Wheeler MP, Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Local Government Group
  • Cllr Michael Jones, Leader of Cheshire East Council
  • Caroline Abrahams, Head of External Affairs, Age UK
  • Richard Hawkes, Chief Executive, Scope
  • Chris Horlick, Managing Director, Care, Partnership
  • Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive, LGiU (Chair)

 

Annual Local Government Dinner

When: 7.30pm – 9pm, Sunday 29th September

Where: Rolls Suite, Midland Hotel

Host: Heather Wheeler MP, Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Local Government Group

Please note that this event is by invitation only. For more information, please contact Lizzie Greenhalgh at lizzie.greenhalgh@lgiu.org

 

‘Standing room only – have we enough school places?’

When: 1pm – 2.00pm, Tuesday 1 October

Where: Alexandra A, Midland Hotel, Manchester

Speakers:

  • Nick Gibb MP
  • Cllr David Burbage, Leader of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead
  • Christine Blower, General Secretary, NUT
  • Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive of LGiU (Chair)
Who should attend?

Our fringes are open to all. Please note that our Annual Local Government Dinner is by invitation only.

Speakers:

A full list of speakers is available above.

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