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Labour conference agenda
Provisional agenda for Labour's annual party conference

Sunday 30 September


Conference opens, address by chair of Labour's national executive committee (NEC) Maggie Jones.

2:15 - 5:30pm:

Conference arrangements committee (CAC); NEC aims and objectives report; Labour general secretary David Triesman's election report; NEC elections report; membership merit awards; NEC Scotland and Wales report.

Speakers: Charles Clarke, minister without portfolio and party chairman; Robin Cook, leader of the House of Commons; John Prescott, deputy prime minister.

Monday 1 October

10:45 am - 12:45pm:

National policy forum (NPF) report on industry, culture and agriculture; NPF report on economy and welfare.

Speakers: Tessa Jowell, culture, media and sport secretary; Patricia Hewitt, trade and industry secretary; Gordon Brown, chancellor.

14:15 pm - 17:30pm:

NPF report on education; NPF report on health; NPF report on transport.

Speakers: Jack Straw, foreign secretary; Geoff Hoon, defence secretary; David Blunkett, home secretary; John Reid, Northern Ireland secretary; Gerhard Shroeder, German chancellor.

Tuesday 2 October

10:45am - 12:45pm:

NPF and NEC report on Britain in the world; European Parliament Labour Party fraternal speaker.

Speakers: Stephen Byers, transport, local government and the regions; Estelle Morris, education secretary.

14:15 - 17:30pm:

Parliamentary report; local government fraternal speaker; treasurer's report; auditor's report; NPF report on local, environment, rural affairs; NEC report amendments.

Speakers: Prime Minister Tony Blair; Alistair Darling, work and pensions secretary; Helen Liddell, Scottish secretary.

Wednesday 3 October


NEC report on partnership in power; NPF report on democracy and citizenship; NPF report on crime; NPF report on Northern Ireland.

Conference closes.

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