As-it-happened: Monday at Labour Party conference

Key points

  • Shadow chancellor Ed Balls delivered his speech, including a pledge to extend free childcare and questioning the value of HS2
  • Shadow foreign secretary Douglas Alexander discussed the UK's future global role, saying it was better of remaining in the EU
  • Delegates also held discussions on work and welfare, Northern Ireland and the state of the economy

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  • Charlotte Rose 
  • Justin Parkinson 
  • Kerry Alexandra 

Last updated 24 September 2013

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