Northern Political Day

September 14, 2013 at 10:20am - 5:30pm
People's History Museum
Left Bank
Manchester M3 3ER
United Kingdom
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Estelle Hart

Labour Women’s Network's exciting new Northern Political Day will be held on 14 September at the People’s History Museum in Manchester, and brings together women from across the Party to debate Labour’s future.

The day will run from 10.30 am til 4.30 pm, and we have a fabulous programme:


Welcome and Introduction

Chair: Jo Cox, LWN

Councillor Amina Lone, Manchester City Council (and PPC for Morecambe & Lunesdale)

Katy Archer, Director, People’s History Museum


Regenerating the North: What do we need to do?

Chair: Vera Baird QC, Northumbria Police & Crime Commissioner

Barbara Keeley MP

Linda McAvan MEP, Yorkshire & Humber


North and South: How do we win in 2015?

Chair: Hannah Blythyn, Campaigns & Policy Officer, Wales, Unite

Emma Burnell, Labour blogger

Claire Reynolds, Progress Management Board

Cat Smith, PPC Lancaster & Fleetwood


Working Lunch –  The Quota Campaign in Ireland

Chair: Katherine Dunne

Senator Ivana Bacik

Dr Fiona Buckley, Cork University

Claire McGing, Maynooth University


Changing Society/Changing the Party

Chair: Kate Green MP

Miriam O’Reilly, Older Women’s Commission

Georgia Power, Young Labour Activist

Kat Rose, Co-operative Party

plus speakers from the floor pitching ideas they’ve submitted in the morning.




Winning Women: Tails from the Trail

Chair: Emma Lewell-Buck MP

Julia Tickridge, PPC Weaver Vale

Leonie Mathers, PPC Sherwood

Jess Phillips, PPC Birmingham Yardley




 This is the first major event LWN has run outside London, and provides an opportunity for women from across the North of England and beyond to come together, network, discuss and hear great speakers.

Men are welcome to attend and hear some fabulous women speak and debate.

Tickets are just £10 each and there are still some left. Book now to avoid disappointment!

Will you come?

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