Labour conference agenda

The Labour Party is holding its annual conference in Liverpool. Here is a full rundown of the big speeches and debates. All timings are provisional.

Sunday 25 September


Conference opens

Civic Welcome

Cllr Joe Anderson, Leader Liverpool Council

NEC Chair's Address

Norma Stephenson


Merit Awards

General Secretaries' Address

Ray Collins, General Secretary

Iain McNicol, General Secretary Designate

Policy Review report

Liam Byrne

London 2012

Tessa Jowell

Ken Livingstone

National Policy Forum Report and Refounding Labour

Peter Hain

Monday 26 September

0930 - 1245

Welsh Report

Carwyn Jones

EPLP Report

Glenis Willmott

Debate: Britain in the world

Harriet Harman

Jim Murphy

Douglas Alexander

Prosperity and work


Speech: Shadow chancellor Ed Balls

1415 - 1615

Debate: Prosperity and work - Working Britain today

John Denham

Maria Eagle

Liam Byrne

Scottish Report

Ann McKechin

Iain Gray


Policy seminars

Tuesday 27 September

09.30 - 12.15

Co-operative party fraternal speaker

Gareth Thomas

Debate: Creating strong and stable communities

Mary Creagh

Meg Hillier

Angela Eagle

Ivan Lewis

Afternoon - 14.15

Speech: Labour leader Ed Miliband (1500-1545)


Policy seminars

Wednesday 28 September

0930 - 1215

TUC fraternal speaker

Michael Leahy, TUC President

Treasurer's report

Diana Holland

Auditor's report

Michael Leahy

Chris Kitchen

Debate: Crime, Justice, Citizenship and Equalities

Sadiq Khan

Yvette Cooper

Tessa Jowell

1415 - 1615


Speech: Shadow health secretary John Healey


Speech: Shadow education secretary Andy Burnham


Policy seminars

1700 - 1900

Open day (to public)


Q&A with Ed Miliband in conference hall

Thursday 29 September

0930 - 1245

Northern Ireland report

Shaun Woodward

Local Government report

Cllr Dave Sparks

Creating strong and stable communities

Caroline Flint

Closing speech: Harriet Harman (1230-1315)


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