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Green Party Conference in Sheffield this weekend

Caroline Lucas MP

Caroline Lucas MP

Members from across England and Wales are coming to the conference of the party that is fighting against cuts and for equality and social justice. Non members can walk in and participate – there will be no ring of steel.

Highlights include the keynote speech by Caroline Lucas MP on Friday afternoon. Plus panel discussions open to the public on tax dodging, equality, nuclear power, air pollution and care for the elderly. Scheduled speakers include Sheffield’s Danny Dorling (Bankrupt Britain), Richard Wilkinson (The Spirit Level) and Kate Hudson (General Secretary, CND).

 

If you are not a member of the party but interested in attending for a day or more there are three options :

Attend as an “observer” at the same rates as members allowing you to attend all sessions but without voting rights. Conference fees are affordable – on a sliding scale according to your income.

–  Attend panel discussions. These are open to the public without charge – see full programme (link to information below).  Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time to register.

Contact us for a special cut price one day attendance offer.  Fee refundable if you join the party at the venue during the conference.

 Book online at http://www.greenparty.org.uk/conference where the full conference timetable will be posted approximately 14 days beforehand. The venue is the City campus, Howard St, S1 1WB on the walkway from the station. The registration desk is on Level 2 in the Atrium Heartspace.

More information is at http://www.greenparty.org.uk/conference including the full conference timetable and agenda. Pay on the door at the venue which is the City campus, Howard St, S1 1WB on the walkway from the station. The registration desk is on Level 2 in the Atrium Heartspace.

 

 Green party conference Panel discussions open to the public

 (Speakers subject to confirmation and more are to be added )

 

Friday 9 Sep 6pm to 7.30pm The Artful Dodgers: Who’s not paying their tax and what can we do about it? – Caroline Lucas MP; Nick Dearden, UK Uncut; Tim Hunt, Ethical Consumer

Saturday 10 Sep 1pm to 2.30pm Air Pollution: The Invisible Killer – Keith Taylor MEP & speakers from Living Streets, East End Quality of Life Initiative & Environmental Protection UK

Professor Danny Dorling

Danny Dorling (pic : The Guardian)

Saturday 10 Sep 6 to 7.30pm Inequality – Enough! Speakers Prof Danny Dorling (Bankrupt Britain), Richard Wilkinson (The Spirit Level) & John McInally (Vice President PCS Union)

Sunday 11 Sep 6pm to 7.30pm The Future of Nuclear Power Post Fukushima Speakers Prof Masae Yuasa (Hiroshima City University), Kate Hudson (General Secretary CND) & Prof Neil Hyatt (University of Sheffield)

Caroline Lucas MP and Councillor Jillian Creasy

Caroline Lucas MP and Councillor Jillian Creasy

Monday 12 Sep 11am to 12.30pm Care for the ElderlySpeakers Alison Johnson MSP; Phil Hill Nurse Practitioner

Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time to register. The venue is the City campus, Howard St, S1 1WB on the walkway from the station. The registration desk is on Level 2 in the Atrium Heartspace.

For more information about a special one day attendance offer or the conference please contact eamonn.ward@btopenworld.com / 0750 3883740.

 

 

 

 

 

Topics: City Wide, General, Jillian Creasy

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