FWN fringe at Labour party conference 2015
We are delighted to be holding two public fringe events at this year’s Labour party conference in Brighton (27-30 September).
Have we taken women for granted? – in partnership with the LGA Labour Group Sunday 27 September, 12:30 – 13:45 Holiday Inn, 137 Kings Road, Brighton BN1 2JF
Confirmed speakers: Helen Goodman MP (member, Treasury select committee) Fiona Twycross AM (economy and fire spokesperson, London Assembly Labour group) Ivana Bartoletti (chair, Fabian Women’s Network) Abena Oppong-Asare (deputy leader of the Labour group, Bexley council) Alice Perry (local government representative, Labour NEC) Shamshia Ali
Defending the Human Rights Act – in partnership with the Society of Labour Lawyers Monday 28th September, 14:15 – 15:30 Holiday Inn, 137 Kings Road, Brighton BN1 2JF
Confirmed speakers: Keir Starmer MP (former director of public prosecutions) Emily Thornberry MP (Islington South and Finsbury) Ivana Bartoletti (chair, Fabian Women’s Network) Kate O’Rourke (chair, Society of Labour Lawyers, and solicitor) Reema Patel (secretary, Fabian Women’s Network, and democracy commentator)
This event is being held to mark the 15th anniversary of the Human Rights Act coming into force. Speakers will discuss the impact of the Human Rights Act over the last 15 years and what any bill of rights would need to address if it were to replace it.
If you would like to attend this event, please contact Charlotte Proudman, FWN executive committee member.