LGiU at the 2013 Party Conferences

Every year, the LGiU hosts a range of popular fringes at each of the three main party conferences, as well as our Annual Local Government Dinner. This year, we are delighted to be hosting a social care fringe with specialist insurer Partnership and an education fringe with the NUT. Full details about our fringes are below – these events are open to all.

For more information about LGiU’s party conference programme, please contact Lizzie Greenhalgh at lizzie.greenhalgh@lgiu.org.uk

 

LIBERAL DEMOCRAT PARTY CONFERENCE

Annual Local Government Dinner

When: 8pm – 9.15pm, Sunday 15 September

Where: Staffa Room, Crowne Plaza (within the secure zone)

Host: Annette Brooke OBE MP, Co-Chair Liberal Democrat CLG Parliamentary Committee

Please note that this event is by invitation only. For more information, please contact Lizzie Greenhalgh at lizzie.greenhalgh@lgiu.org.uk

‘Self-funders and the future of social care’

When: 6.15pm – 7.30pm, Monday 16 September

Where: Castle 1 Room, Crowne Plaza, Glasgow (within the secure zone)

 Speakers:

  • Paul Burstow MP
  • Cllr Liz Green, Leader of the Royal Borough of Kingston
  • Ruthe Isden, Public Services Programme Manager, Age UK
  • Chris Horlick, Managing Director, Care, Partnership
  • Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive, LGiU (Chair)

‘Standing room only – have we enough school places?’

When: 1pm to 2pm, Tuesday 17 September

Where: Castle 1, Crowne Plaza, Glasgow (within the secure zone)

Speakers:

  • Rt Hon David Laws MP, Minister of State for Schools
  • Cllr Gerald Vernon-Jackson, Leader of Portsmouth City Council
  • Christine Blower, General Secretary, NUT
  • Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive of LGiU (Chair)

 

LABOUR PARTY CONFERENCE

‘Standing room only – have we enough school places?’

When: 5.45pm – 7.15pm, Sunday 22 September

Where: Albert Room, The Grand, Brighton (within the secure zone)

Speakers:

  • Andy Sawford MP, PPS to Shadow Secretary for Education
  • Cllr Sarah Hayward, Leader of Camden Council
  • Christine Blower, General Secretary, NUT
  • Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive of LGiU (Chair)

 

‘Self-funders and the future of social care’

When: 2.30pm – 3.30pm, Monday 23 September 2013

Where: Sandringham Room, Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel (within the secure zone)

Speakers:

  • Lord Hunt of Kings Heath OBE, Shadow Spokesperson for Health
  • Barbara Keeley MP, Health Select Committee
  • Cllr Peter John, Leader of Southwark Council
  • Caroline Abrahams, Head of External Affairs, Age UK
  • Chris Horlick, Managing Director, Care, Partnership
  • Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive, LGiU (Chair)

Annual Local Government Dinner

When: 7.30pm to 9.30pm, Monday 23 September

Where: Stanmer Room, Hilton Brighton Metropole (within the secure zone)

Host: Steve Reed OBE MP and Andy Sawford MP

Please note that this event is by invitation only. For more information, please contact Lizzie Greenhalgh at lizzie.greenhalgh@lgiu.org.uk

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CONSERVATIVE PARTY CONFERENCE

‘Self-funders and the future of social care’

When: 5.30pm – 7pm, Sunday 29 September

Where: Cobden 4, Manchester Central (within the secure zone)

Speakers:

  • Heather Wheeler MP, Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Local Government Group
  • Cllr Michael Jones, Leader of Cheshire East Council
  • Caroline Abrahams, Head of External Affairs, Age UK
  • Chris Horlick, Managing Director, Care, Partnership
  • Richard Hawkes, Chief Executive, Scope
  • Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive, LGiU (Chair)

 

Annual Local Government Dinner

When: 7.30pm – 9pm, Sunday 29th September

Where: Rolls Suite, Midland Hotel (within the secure zone)

Host: Heather Wheeler MP, Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Local Government Group

Please note that this event is by invitation only. For more information, please contact Lizzie Greenhalgh at lizzie.greenhalgh@lgiu.org.uk

 

‘Standing room only – have we enough school places?’

When: 1pm – 2.00pm, Tuesday 1 October

Where: Alexandra A, Midland Hotel, Manchester (within the secure zone)

Speakers:

  • Nick Gibb MP
  • Cllr David Burbage, Leader of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead
  • Beth Davies, President, NUT
  • Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive of LGiU (Chair)
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