Policy Forum: Open Public Services: Another fine mess they’ll get us into?
Saturday 20.15-22.15 ICC Hall 5
What should we support and what should we oppose in the Open Public Services White Paper?
Chris Nicholson, CentreForum,
Linda Jack, Social Liberal Forum
Mark Serwotka, PCS union,
Lord Matthew Oakeshott
Chair: Dr. Prateek Buch (SLF)
Phone Hacking, Privacy and Libel – the Future of the Press
Sunday 13:00-14:00 Hall 8b, ICC
Brought to you with the support of Index on Censorship and the Hacked Off campaign
Hugh Grant, Actor
Alan Rusbridger, Editor, The Guardian
Jo Glanville, Editor, Index on Censorship
Don Foster MP, Lib Dem Spokesman on DCMS
Chair: Dr. Evan Harris (SLF and Hacked Off Campaign)
How Unions can Support Business to Grow the Economy
Sunday 13:00-14:00 Dolce Room, Hyatt Hotel
Brought to you with the support of Unions21
Peter Kunzmann, Social Liberal Forum
Prof Mark Stuart, Univ of Leeds
Fiona Hall MEP
Speaker from the Musicians’ Union
The SLF reflects: Where do we go from here? Lib Dem priorities until 2015
Sunday 20.15-21.30 ICC Hall 5
Brought to you with the support of The Liberator Collective
What should be our key policies and strategies for the rest of the parliament?
Will Hutton, The Work Foundation,
Julian Huppert MP, Social Liberal Forum
Jackie Ashley, The Guardian
Chair: Dr. David Hall-Matthews (SLF)
The SLF debate: Pension reform – public, private and state – What’s fair?
Monday, 20.15-21.30 ICC Hall 5
Brought to you with the support of UNISON
Will we all get what we deserve when we retire? Can we justify changes to contributions and entitlements?
Steve Webb MP, Pensions Minister,
Dave Prentis, UNISON,
Janice Turner, Social Liberal Forum
Danny Finkelstein, The Times
Chair: Sandra Gidley (SLF)
In conversation: Are we democratic, independent and radical in Coalition?
Tuesday 20.15-21.30 ICC Hall 5
Brought to you with the support of Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust
Unity or Distinctiveness? Can conference votes influence Government policy?
Alistair Carmichael MP, Chief Whip
Simon Hughes MP, Deputy Leader
A Q &A on Party Independence and Distinctiveness
Moderator: Dr. Evan Harris