Agenda People's Assembly Conference 2015

Conference Agenda (subject to change)

10am - 10:30am - Registration

10:30am - 12pm - Resisting Austerity & the Trade Union Bill

Speakers include:
Christine Blower (National Union of Teachers), Dave Ward (Communication Workers Union), Dr Yannis Gourtsoyannis (BMA Junior Doctors Committee), Penny Hicks (Manchester People's Assembly)

Motions on: Defending our Education
National Union of Teachers - Student Assembly Against Austerity - Anti-academies alliance

Motions on: Hands off our NHS
Dewesbury Keep Our NHS Public - Cambridge People's Assembly

12pm - 1pm - How deep can they cut? Impact of cuts

Speakers include:
Michael Burke (Economist), Roger Lewis (Disabled People Against Cuts), Phyll Opoku-Gyimah (PCS)

Motions on: Local authorities / councils
Southampton People's Assembly - Coventry People's Assembly - Cardiff People's Assembly

Motions on: Disability & Mental Health
Newcastle People's Assembly - Black Country People's Assembly - Barnet Alliance for Public Services

1pm - 2pm - Lunch

2pm - 4pm - Motions & Next Steps

Motions on: Tackling the Housing Crisis
Defend Council Housing - South London People's Assembly - Hackney People's Assembly

Motions on: Welfare not Warfare
Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

Motions on: Refugees Welcome Here
Swindon People's Assembly - Sheffield People's Assembly

Motions on: No to TTIP
War on Want - Barnet TUC

Motions on: EU Referendum
Doncaster People's Assembly

Motions on: Next steps for the People's Assembly
PA Committee - York People's Assembly - Manchester People's Assembly - Birmingham People's Assembly - Merseyside People's Assembly - Communist Party of Britain

4pm - 5pm - Alternatives to Austerity

Speakers include:
John McDonnell MP (Shadow Chancellor), Natalie Bennett (Green Party), Francesca Martinez (Comedian & Activist), Dr Rory Hicks (Junior Doctors Campaign, Manchester) more tbc

4:30pm – 6pm – FINAL RALLY: Don't Bomb Syria (hosted by Stop the War Coalition)
Speakers to be confirmed

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  • commented 2015-12-04 21:33:56 +0000
    Can we come after 10:30 if we have a ticket, or do we have to be there for ‘registration’

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