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Conference 99 Tuesday, 14 September, 1999, 11:01 GMT 12:01 UK
Lib Dem conference schedule
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The Liberal Democrat conference runs from 19 to 23 September in the International Conference Centre in Harrogate. This is a full guide to events.

Sunday 19 September

Consultative Sessions:

9.00-11.30 am:

  • Reforming Governance
  • Paying for NHS and Social Care
  • Arts Policy
  • Global Security, Stability and Sustainability

11.00-1.30 pm:

  • Party Strategy

Afternoon Main Hall Business Session: 2.30-6.00pm

  • Federal Conference Committee Report
  • Standing Order Revisions
  • Report of the Parliamentary Parties
  • Report of the Federal Policy Committee
  • Reports of the President of the Liberal Democrats and the Federal Executive
  • Constitutional Amendment
  • Performance in the European Elections
  • Report of the Federal Finance and Administration Committee
  • Federal Levy
  • Membership Subscription

6:30pm - 7:45pm
Rally


Monday 20 September

9:00 am:

  • Formal Opening of the Conference by Mayor of Harrogate, reply by Phil Willis MP

9:20 am:

  • Choice in Revenue Raising

9:50 am:

  • Private Participation in Public Sector Projects

10:35 am:

  • Speech by Treasury Spokesperson, Malcolm Bruce MP

10:50 am:

  • Remit of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England

11:40 am:

  • Directors' Remuneration in the Privatised Utility Companies

12:30 pm:

  • Speech by Jim Wallace MSP

2:15 pm:

  • Mobile Phone Masts

2:45 pm:

  • Speech by Mike German AM, Introduced by Richard Livsey MP

3:00 pm:

  • Effective Freedom of Information Legislation

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm:

  • Housing Policy Paper


Tuesday 21 September

9:00 am:

  • The Future of Lecturing

9:30 am:

  • Student Finance in a Learning Society

10:45 am:

  • Speech by Graham Watson MEP

11:00 am

  • Europe - The Way Ahead

12:00 noon:

  • Rebuilding Kosovo

12:30 pm:

  • Speech by Rt Hon Paddy Ashdown MP, introduced by Alan Beith MP

2:15 pm:

  • Looking After Children

2:45 pm:

  • Disability Policy Paper

4:30 pm:

  • NHS Medical Workforce

5:15 pm - 6:00 pm:

  • Genital Mutilation of Girls


Wednesday 22 September

9:00 am:

  • Emergency Motions

9:30 am:

  • Funding of Political Parties

10:15 am:

  • Genetic Modification Policy Paper

12:00 noon:

  • Tackling Hate Crimes

12:30 pm:

  • Presentation of 1999 Awards
  • Speech by Party President, Baroness Maddock

2:15 pm:

  • Delivering Better Public Transport

3:30 pm:

  • Speech by Liberal Democrat Candidate for London Mayor, Susan Kramer

3.45 pm

  • Urban Policy Paper

6:00 pm

  • Close of session


Thursday 23 September

9:00 am:

  • Emergency Motions

9:30 am:

  • Millennium Trade Round

10:30 am:

  • Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour

11:00 am

  • Unsustainable Third World Debt

11:45 am:

  • Leader's Speech - Charles Kennedy MP

1:00 pm:

  • Conference closes approx.
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