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FEPS-Fabian Society summer conference 2018: Labour Vision

FEPS-Fabian conference 19/5/18 Keynote speakers: Diane Abbott MP, Keir Starmer MP & Ed Miliband MP


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Contact: Kate Murray | | 020 7227 4911


Date: Saturday 19 May 2018

Venue: TUC Congress Centre, London WC1B 3L

Time: 9:15 – 17:30

Keynote speakers:

  • Diane Abbott MP (shadow home secretary) – 10.15-10.45

In conversation:

  • Keir Starmer (shadow Brexit secretary) – 10.45-11.30
  • Ed Miliband MP (former Labour leader) in conversation with Melissa Benn (writer & campaigner) – 13.45-15.00

Speakers include:

Nia Griffith MP (shadow defence secretary), Tracy Brabin MP (shadow early years minister), Jim McMahon MP (shadow local government devolution & finance minister), Alan Whitehead MP (shadow energy & climate change minister), Kate Green MP (Fabian Society chair), Yvette Cooper MP (Changing Work Centre chair), Ben Bradshaw MP, Angela Eagle MPLisa Nandy MP, Lucy Anderson MEPBaroness Thornton (shadow health minister), Cllr Clare Coghill (leader, Waltham Forest Council), Brhmie Balaram (RSA), Katy Balls (Spectator), Ivana Bartoletti (Fabian Women’s Network). David Betz (King’s College London), Tom Blenkinsop (Community), Hannah Couchman (Liberty), James Hallwood (former Young Fabians chair)Ursula Huws (University of Hertfordshire), Owen Jones (The Guardian), Deborah Mattinson (Britain Thinks), Vassilis Ntousas(FEPS), Dawn Oliver (UCL), Fahmida Rahman (Resolution Foundation), Olivia Varley-Winter (Nuffield Foundation), Melanie Smallman (SERA), Reuben Young (PricedOut).


The FEPS-Fabian Summer conference will focus on policy priorities for the next Labour government, the outcome of the May local elections and the road towards Brexit. With sessions on the economy, skills, the environment, defence and more – the conference will examine the left’s agenda for change, in the UK and Europe.

The conference is jointly organised by FEPS and the Fabian Society. Our media partner is LabourList.

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Media contact: Kate Murray | | 020 7227 4911

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