Progress Annual Conference 2012
12 May 2012

Headline Speakers

This conference brought together Labour members and trade unionists from across the country with senior politicians, union leaders, councillors and political commentators.

Transcript of Ed Miliband's speech here

Programme
10:15
Opening address
Andrew Adonis, chair, Progress

10:30
Is there a new centre-ground – how does Labour win it?
Liam Byrne MP, shadow work and pensions secretary; Phil Collins, columnist, The Times and former chief speechwriter to the prime minister;Peter Kellner, president, YouGov; Mary Riddell, columnist, The Daily Telegraph; Chair: Andrew Adonis, chair, Progress

11:15
Value for money: How should progressives reform the public sector?
Stephen Twigg MP, shadow education secretary Liz Kendall MP, shadow minister for care and older people Andrew Harrop, general secretary, Fabian Society Hopi Sen, Labour blogger Chair: Anna Turley, Progressive Localism

13:30
Ed Miliband MP leader of the Labour Party
Keynote address

14:15
Ed Miliband MP Questions and discussion
14:30
After 3 May: Where next for Labour in London?
David Lammy MP Lewis Baston, Democratic Audit Cllr Alison Moore, leader, Barnet Labour group Cllr Wes Streeting, deputy leader, Redbridge council Chair: Caroline Crampton, Total Politics

16:00
Closing Plenary – Progress QT
Caroline Flint MP, shadow energy and climate change secretary Chuka Umunna MP, shadow BIS secretary David Aaronovitch, author and columnist, The Times Jacqui Smith, former home secretary Chair: Simon Fanshawe