labour party conference

Following on from the Lib Dems conference, Labour and the Conservatives will be hosting their annual gathering. As EU lawmakers pass a law to let another extension happen if Britain asks for it, where do the main political parties now stand on the issue?
Across the UK, disabled people are struggling to get the support they need. More inclusive party conferences are a small, but significant step, in changing this picture of exclusion
13,000 people are due to descend on Liverpool next week.
The recent party conferences were an opportunity to debate a host of issues, but one that underlay the many calls to 'build a better future' was the need to address the UK's productivity challenge. This is all the more important as we build the strong economic foundations needed post-Brexit which will provide security and stability for the UK.
The Labour Party has a tradition of inviting pre-eminent international speakers to address its conference. President Bill Clinton did it twice in 2002 and 2006, and the late, great, Nelson Mandela addressed the conference in Brighton in 2000.
Disabled people are making sure their voices and viewpoints are heard. There is no excuse for lack of accessibility and a failure to consult. Disabled people must advise on conference planning. I am involved in both groups, we are working together. Our activism and solidarity will enable us to succeed.
Labour Party Conference has seen its fair share of interesting sights this year - but a huge portrait of Jeremy Corbyn, adorned
'If we conclude it is a pointless stitch-up, we will walk away.'