After the Referendum – What should Labour Do?
STUC, 333 Woodlands Road, Glasgow
Saturday 25th October 2014
This conference is for members of the Labour Party.
10.00 Welcome from Elaine Smith MSP, Depute Presiding Office Scottish Parliament and Convenor of the Campaign for Socialism (CfS) and Neil Findlay MSP, Shadow spokesperson on Health, leading discussion on the consequences of the Referendum decision.
11.00 Industrial and community policies (based on STULP document) – a short introduction from Jackson Cullinane (Political Officer Unite) and then group work.
The manifesto is available here: http://www.revitalisescottishlabour.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/STULP_manifesto_2014.pdf
12.00 Local Democracy – policies and powers. Councillor Gordon Munro (Edinburgh) will provide a short introduction and then there will be group sessions led by Councillors Matt Kerr (Glasgow) Angela Moohan (West Lothian) and Kenny Selbie (Fife)*
13.00 Short lunch break
13.30 What powers and what democratic structure do we need to deliver a winning agenda – introduced by Richard Leonard (Political Officer GMB) and Dave Watson (Head of Bargaining and Campaigns, Unison)
14.15 Concluding session with group feedback and agreeing a working committee to take the ideas forward – Pauline Bryan CfS
15.00 Fraternal greetings John McDonnell MP
*Not all of the invited councillors have responded yet
The Citizen, the Journal of the Campaign for Socialism, will be available at the event.