UK Politics

In full: Labour conference 2014 agenda

Labour's annual conference is being held in Manchester this year. Below is a rundown of what's happening where and when.

Saturday, 20 September

12.00 - 17.30 National Women's Conference


Sunday, 21 September

10.00 Doors formally open

11.00 - 12.45 Morning plenary session

  • Welcome to Manchester - a report from the Conference Arrangements Committee
  • National Executive Committee (NEC) Chair's Address with Angela Eagle
  • Merit and Long Service awards
  • Obituaries
  • Scottish report
  • Rebuilding Our Party with reports from general secretary Iain McNicol and chairwoman of the party's National Policy Forum Angela Eagle

14.15 - 17.00 Afternoon plenary session

  • Education and Children with shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt
  • Better Politics with shadow equalities minister Gloria de Piero
  • Stronger safer communities with shadow communities secretary Hilary Benn

17.00 End of session


Monday, 22 September

09.30 - 12.45 Morning plenary session

  • Welsh report
  • Report from the European Parliamentary Labour Party with Glenis Wilmott, Labour's leader in Europe
  • Britain's Global Role with shadow foreign secretary Douglas Alexander, shadow defence secretary Vernon Coaker and shadow international development secretary Jim Murphy
  • Work and Business with shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna
  • Stability and Prosperity with shadow chancellor Ed Balls

12.45 Break

14.15 - 16.00 Afternoon plenary session

  • Work and Business (cont) with shadow work and pensions secretary Rachel Reeves
  • Northern Ireland report with shadow Northern Ireland secretary Ivan Lewis

16.15 Policy seminars


Tuesday, 23 September

09.30 - 12.45 Morning plenary session

  • NEC treasurer's report with Unite's Diana Holland
  • NEC auditor's report with the Community union's Michael Leahy
  • TUC fraternal speaker
  • Living Standards and Sustainability with shadow environment secretary Maria Eagle, shadow energy secretary Caroline Flint and shadow transport secretary Mary Creagh.

12.45 Break

14.15 - 16.00 Afternoon plenary session

  • Leader Ed Miliband's speech

16.15 Policy seminars


Wednesday, 24 September

09.30 Policy seminars

10.30 - 12.45 Morning plenary session

  • Co-operative fraternal speaker
  • Health and Care with shadow health secretary Andy Burnham
  • Stronger Safer Communities with shadow justice secretary Sadiq Khan and shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper

12.45 Break

14.15 -16.00 Afternoon plenary session

  • General election report with election co-ordinator Douglas Alexander
  • Closing speech from deputy leader Harriet Harman

Correct at time of writing. All sessions and timings subject to change.

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