UK Politics

In full: Liberal Democrat conference agenda 2014

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Image caption The Liberal Democrats are the last party to meet for their annual conference this year

Here is the full agenda for the Liberal Democrat conference taking place in Glasgow from 4 - 8 October.

Saturday 4 October

1000 - 1130: Presidential Hustings

1320 - 1325: Formal Opening of the Federal Conference by Jo Swinson MP

1325 - 1340: Report: Federal Conference Committee

1340 - 1400: Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for International Development

  • Lynne Featherstone MP

1400 - 1445: Policy Motion: Reducing Poverty and Discrimination

1445 - 1505: Minister of State for Justice and Civil Liberties

  • Simon Hughes MP

1505 - 1620: Expanding the Democracy of Our Party With 'One Member, One Vote' and Amendments

1620 - 1720: Policy Motion: Towards Safer Sex Work


Sunday 5 October

0900 - 0925: Policy Motion: First Aid in Schools

0925 - 1020: Policy Motion: Reforming the Welfare System

1020 - 1050: Presentation: Scotland

1050 - 1230: 'Doing What Works to Cut Crime' (Crime and Criminal Justice Policy Paper)

1230 - 1250: Minister of State for Pensions

  • Steve Webb MP

1410 - 1440: Chief Secretary to the Treasury

  • Danny Alexander MP

1440 - 1700: 'Protecting Public Services and Making Them Work For You (Public Services Policy Paper)

1700 - 1710: Report: Federal Policy Committee

1710 - 1800: Policy Motion: Tackling Child Abuse


Monday 6 October

0900 - 1000: Policy Motion: Adapting to Climate Change in the UK

1000 - 1020: Leader of Welsh Liberal Democrats

  • Kirsty Williams AM

1020 - 1120: Policy Motion: Building the Affordable Homes We Need

1120 - 1220: Policy Motion: Flooding: A New High Water Mark

1220 - 1240: Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

  • Vince Cable MP

1420 - 1440: Presentation: Same-Sex Marriage

1440 - 1500: Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Employment Relations and Consumer Affairs and Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Women and Equalities

  • Jo Swinson MP

1500 - 1545: Q & A with Nick Clegg MP

1545 - 1715: Policy Motion: Expanding Opportunity, Unlocking Potential (Equalities Policy Paper)

1715 - 1800: Reports: Parliamentary Parties of the Liberal Democrats


Tuesday 7 October

0900 - 0950: Policy Motion: Reclaiming the People's Game

0950 - 1220: 'A Stronger Economy and a Fairer Society' (Pre-Manifesto Policy Paper)

1220 - 1250: Minister of State for Care and Support

  • Norman Lamb MP

1420 - 1440: Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

  • Edward Davey MP

1440 - 1610: 'Age Ready Britain' (Ageing Society Policy Paper)

1610 - 1630: President of the Liberal Democrats

  • Tim Farron MP

1630 - 1800: Emergency motions and/or topical issue discussion


Wednesday 8 October

0900 - 0945: Party Business

  • Report: Diversity Engagement Group
  • Report: Campaign for Gender Balance
  • Report: Federal Executive
  • Report: Federal Finance and Administration Committee
  • Membership Subscription and Federal Levy

0945 - 1030: Emergency motions and/or topical issue discussion

1030 - 1130: Policy Motion: Rebanking the UK

1130 - 1215: Q & A session: Environment

1215 - 1245: Policy Motion: Protecting Private Tenants

1245 - 1300: Party Awards

1300 - 1400: Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of the Liberal Democrats

  • Nick Clegg MP

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