UK Politics

Labour Party conference 2012 agenda

The Labour Party's annual conference gets underway on Sunday, 30 September in Manchester - here is the expected running order and main speakers.

SUNDAY, 30 SEPTEMBER

1400 Conference officially opens

Campaigning for equalities

Shadow home secretary and shadow minister for women and equalities Yvette Cooper

Speeches on rebuilding the Labour Party

Labour Party General Secretary Iain McNicol

Shadow Commons leader and National Policy Forum chairman Angela Eagle

Policy review co-ordinator Jon Cruddas

Deputy chairman and campaign co-ordinator Tom Watson

MONDAY 1, OCTOBER

0930

First Minister of Wales and Leader of Welsh Labour Carwyn Jones

Labour European Parliament group leader Glenis Wilmott

BRITAIN IN THE WORLD

Shadow foreign secretary Douglas Alexander

Shadow defence secretary Jim Murphy

Shadow foreign office minister Ivan Lewis

REBUILDING OUR ECONOMY

Shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna

1210 Shadow chancellor Ed Balls

LUNCH

REBUILDING OUR ECONOMY: JOBS AND LIVING STANDARDS

Shadow work and pensions secretary Liam Byrne

Shadow housing minister Caroline Flint

Shadow environment secretary Mary Creagh

Shadow transport secretary Maria Eagle

TUESDAY 2, OCTOBER

0930

BETTER TOGETHER

Shadow Secretary of State for Wales Owen Smith

Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland Margaret Curran

Leader of the Scottish Labour Party Johann Lamont

TEAM GREAT BRITAIN

Shadow Secretary of State for London and the Olympics Tessa Jowell

Deputy Leader of the Labour Party and Shadow Secretary of State for the Department of Culture, Media and Sport Harriet Harman

LUNCH

1430-1530 Labour leader Ed Miliband

WEDNESDAY 3

REBUILDING OUR SOCIETY

Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper

Shadow Justice Secretary Sadiq Khan

Shadow health secretary Andy Burnham

LUNCH

CAMPAIGNING FOR EQUALITY

1415 Shadow Home Secretary and Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities Yvette Cooper

Ed Miliband Q&A

THURSDAY 4

0930

TUC Fraternal Speaker, Paul Kenny

Co-operative Party Fraternal Speaker, Gareth Thomas, Chair of the Co-operative Party

NORTHERN IRELAND REPORT

Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Vernon Coaker

REBUILDING OUR SOCIETY

Shadow local government and communities secretary Hilary Benn

Shadow education secretary Stephen Twigg

Harriet Harman closing speech

Conference closes at 12.50

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