Tag Archives: Liverpool

Conference Day Six: Thank you

I’ve had a great time in Liverpool, and there were times when I didn’t want it to end. However, it has, and now I am on my way home I am going to thank those people who have made it … Continue reading

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Conference Day Five: Seeing More of Liverpool

During my time at conference, perhaps because it was my first one, I attended most (all?) of the main conference sessions. I also tried to fit in as many fringe events as possible though I still missed plenty that I’d … Continue reading

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Conference Day Five: The Final Countdown

Typically, the last morning at conference is a relaxing time, and many delegates have already started their trips home, often because of the distance they have to travel. However to the politics junkie and first time conference delegate that is … Continue reading

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Conference Day Five: Breakfast on the Terrace

Today is a much more relaxed day. There are no early fringe meetings and conference closes at 12.30 with the traditional singing of the Red Flag and Jerusalem. I am on the terrace overlooking the river outside the convention centre. … Continue reading

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Conference Day Four: Questions and Friends

You have to have a thick skin at conference. You attend several fringe meetings; take part in policy seminars, you even present at every session of conference, but you just can’t seem to get your point heard. On the conference … Continue reading

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Conference Day One: Refounding Labour (Part 2)

If there’s one thing I’ve learnt about conference, its that there needs to be more than one of you to enjoy attending all the events which go on. One thing I didn’t want to miss, however, was the vote on … Continue reading

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Conference Day Zero: Sparks Effect

I have now arrived in Liverpool, or to be more precise, Rock Ferry. My journey showed me the contrast between those parts of our rail network which have had investment, and those which have not. Continue reading

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