2012 Liberal Democrat conference: Highlights of the week

The Liberal Democrat autumn conference will take place in Brighton between 22 and 26 September. Here are the main events of the week.

SATURDAY 22 SEPTEMBER

14.20: CONFERENCE OPENS

15.10: DEBATE ON CHILDCARE AND EARLY YEARS SUPPORT

15.55: DEBATE ON SCHOOLS POLICY

16.40: DEBATE ON FUTURE OF HOUSE OF LORDS

18.30: CONFERENCE RALLY

SUNDAY 23 SEPTEMBER

09.15: DEBATE ON AVIATION STRATEGY

10.35: SPEECH BY LIBERAL DEMOCRAT PARTY PRESIDENT TIM FARRON

10.55: DEBATE ON GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL CO-OPERATION

11.40: DEBATE ON FOOD POLICY

12.20: SPEECH BY ENERGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE SECRETARY ED DAVEY

14.20: DEBATE ON THE POWERS OF THE INDEPENDENT POLICE COMPLAINTS COMMISSION

15.05: Q&A WITH LIBERAL DEMOCRAT LEADER NICK CLEGG

15.50: DEBATE ON WELFARE REFORMS AND DISABILITIES SUPPORT

16.40: DEBATE ON MEDICALLY ASSISTED DYING

MONDAY 24 SEPTEMBER

09.00: DEBATE ON SCIENCE POLICY

09.45: DEBATE ON MUTUALS AND EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP

11.05: DEBATE ON ECONOMIC GROWTH AND JOBS

12.20: SPEECH BY BUSINESS SECRETARY VINCE CABLE

14.20: DEBATE ON LOCAL FINANCE AND SMALL BUSINESS

15.50: Q&A WITH TREASURY SECRETARY DANNY ALEXANDER

16.35: DEBATE ON ROAD SAFETY

TUESDAY 25 SEPTEMBER

09.45: DEBATE ON PRISONS POLICY

10.30: SPEECHES BY SCOTTISH SECRETARY MICHAEL MOORE AND WILLIE RENNIE, LEADER OF THE SCOTTISH LIBERAL DEMOCRATS

10.50: DEBATE ON INEQUALITY

12.20: SPEECH BY CHIEF SECRETARY TO THE TREASURY DANNY ALEXANDER

14.20: EMERGENCY DEBATE (ISSUE TO BE CONFIRMED)

15.25: DEBATE ON PUBLIC SECTOR PAY

17.05: DEBATE ON JUSTICE AND SECURITY

WEDNESDAY 26 SEPTEMBER

09.00: DEBATE ON MENTAL HEALTH POLICY

09.45: EMERGENCY DEBATE (ISSUE TO BE CONFIRMED)

10.35: DEBATE ON HOUSING POLICY

12.20: SPEECH BY FORMER HEALTH MINISTER PAUL BURSTOW

14.45: SPEECH BY DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER AND LIBERAL DEMOCRAT LEADER NICK CLEGG

15.45: CONFERENCE CLOSES

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