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Labour conference highlights
Here are the main debates and speeches lined up at the Labour Party's annual conference in Manchester.

SUNDAY, 24 SEPTEMBER

1400 - 1730 Welcome from Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester City Council

Hazel Blears, Labour chairman

Scottish Report - Jack McConnell, first minister

Welsh Report - Rhodri Morgan, first minister

MONDAY, 25 SEPTEMBER

0900 - 1030

Policy discussion

Prosperity at work, citizenship and equality, Britain in the world

1045 - 1245

Prosperity and work

Alistair Darling, trade and industry secretary

Gordon Brown, chancellor

1415 - 1730

John Hutton, work and pensions secretary

The future of party funding

NEC Submission to the Hayden Phillips Review

TUESDAY, 26 SEPTEMBER

0900 - 1245

Britain in the world

Margaret Beckett, foreign secretary

Des Browne, defence secretary

Creating sustainable communities

Hilary Armstrong, minister for social exclusion

The future for Britain's communities

Ruth Kelly, communities and local government secretary

Valerie Amos, Labour's leader in the Lords

1415 - 1545

Leader's speech

Tony Blair, prime minister

WEDNESDAY, 27 SEPTEMBER

0900 - 1245

Tackling global poverty

Q&A with international guest speakers

Sustainable communities

David Miliband, environment, food and rural affairs secretary

Douglas Alexander, transport and Scottish secretary

1415 - 1730

Improving health and education

Alan Johnson, education secretary

Patricia Hewitt, health secretary

THURSDAY, 28 SEPTEMBER

0915 - 1245

Northern Ireland report

Peter Hain, Northern Ireland secretary

Sustainable communities

Tessa Jowell, culture, media and sport secretary

Crime and justice

John Reid, home secretary

Closing speech

John Prescott, deputy prime minister




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