The countdown is on to our first ever Virtual Coast & Country Conference on Saturday 5th September from 10am till 2pm, check out the agenda and RSVP below:

10:00WELCOME.Hywel Lloyd, Co-Founder, Labour: COAST&COUNTRY.  
10:05         A VIEW FROM THE COAST AND THE COUNTRY. Chair: Cllr Pam Buchan, Plymouth City Council & Labour: COAST&COUNTRY.  

Cllr Pat Osborne, Blandford Forum Town Council – North Dorset.
Cllr Judi Billing, Leader of the Labour Group – Hertfordshire County Council.
Cllr Joy Allen, Cabinet lead for Transformation, Culture and Tourism (Bishop Auckland, Durham County Council) and PCC candidate for Durham.
10:25BUILDING BACK BETTER ON THE COAST AND IN THE COUNTRY.  

Panel Session with Q&A.  
Chair: Alex Mayer, former East of England MEP.  

Graham Biggs, CEO – Rural Service Network
Kate Green MP, Shadow Education Secretary.
Steve Reed MP, Shadow Communities Secretary.
Thangam Debbonaire MP, Shadow Housing Secretary.
Matt Rodda MP, Shadow Transport Minister.  
Rachel Reeves MP, Shadow Cabinet Office Secretary.
11:15Comfort Break   
11:25WINNING IN 2021 & BEYOND

Panel Session with Q&A.    
Chair: Liz Pole, South West Regional Executive Committee.  

Nia Griffith MP, Shadow Welsh Secretary.
Colin Smyth MSP, Shadow Rural Economy, Transport and Connectivity Secretary.
Jessie Joe Jacobs, Mayoral candidate for Tees Valley.
Wes Streeting MP, Shadow Exchequer to the Treasury.
12:15Comfort Break   
12:25OUR PLACE IN THE NATION, OUR PLACE IN THE WORLDin partnership with the National Farmers Union.

Panel Session with Q&A.  
Chair: Cllr Ruth George (Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire), former MP for High Peak.  

Minette Batters, President of the National Farmers Union.
Cllr Gareth Derrick, PCC candidate for Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
Rt Hon John Healey MP, Shadow Defence Secretary.
Daniel Zeichner MP, Shadow Food, Farming & Rural Affairs Minister.  
13:20TAKING LABOUR’S NON-URBAN AGENDA FORWARD. Chair: Hywel Lloyd, Labour: COAST&COUNTRY  

Luke Pollard MP, Shadow DEFRA Secretary.  

plus a video message from Angela Rayner, Deputy Leader of the Labour Party.
13:55Close.  Hywel Lloyd, Labour: COAST&COUNTRY.

If you’d like to join us, you can RSVP via EVENTBRITE or to: info@labourcoastandcountry.org.

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