A Manifesto for 2019 | Town’s of England, your time has come!

Britain’s towns had a higher profile at Labour Conference 2018 than they have ever had.  In addition to both Labour: COAST&COUNTRY (LCC) fringes, they were on the agenda of a Fabian fringe, a CPRE/Hastoe event, as well as other sessions where Lisa Nandy MP among others had an opportunity to speak up for towns everywhere. …

LCC Fringe – Conference 2015

Sunday lunch-time of the first day of Conference 2015 saw over 40 members from across England and Wales gather to reflect on what next for Labour in communities of coast and country.  After moving to a larger room to accommodate everyone more comfortably, a wide ranging discussion occupied those present for almost two hours. That discussion…

Deep Fried UKIP . . . Conference Diary 2014

Tesday of conference and many people are focused on the Leader’s speech, what might he say, might I get a seat in the Hall, what will the papers say, how will it feel the day after . . . and yet there is still much to discuss and consider about how we fight the general…

Labour: Coast & Country’s Conference Diary (Sat 20th)

As many of you know Manchester is the setting for this year’s conference, starting yesterday with the Women’s conference.  By the evening of my arrival, delegate numbers had grown with the arrival of many from the south west, south east and eastern regions, all keen to meet up with old and new colleagues at their…

Coast and Country at Conference

Please join Labour Coast and Country at our conference fringe event on Sunday 22nd September at 6.30pm Title: Labour Coast and Country: How Labour can be a voice for non-urban Britain Speakers: Hywel Lloyd, (Chair) Labour Coast and Country Angela Eagle MP, Chair of Labour’s National Policy Forum Baroness Royall, Shadow Leader of the House of…