TUC Congress and Labour Party conference: Fringe events

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Circular No. NP/167/14
 
28th August 2014
 
TO:  ALL BRANCHES, REGIONAL COUNCILS, REGIONAL OFFICES,
COUNCIL OF EXECUTIVES & HO OFFICERS.
 
 
Dear Colleague

RMT / Action for Rail TUC and Labour Party Fringe Events in
Liverpool and Manchester – “Can Labour deliver radical rail reform?”

Members are invited to attend the following meetings which will discuss how a future Labour government will respond to continued strong public support for renationalisation of the network. It forms part of our continued lobbying efforts ahead of next year’s general election and ongoing campaign against the McNulty cuts as demonstrated by the latest proposals for Northern Rail and TransPennine Express.

Refreshments will be provided at both events which are hosted by Action for Rail - of which RMT is a part.

TUC: Tuesday 9th September

BT Convention Centre, Liverpool (1745–1930)
Hall 4a, BT Convention Centre, Kings Dock, Waterfront, Liverpool L3 4FP

Speakers include Mick Cash, RMT Acting General Secretary, Paul Nowak, TUC Assistant General Secretary, Mick Whelan, General Secretary of ASLEF, Lorraine Ward, Assistant General Secretary of TSSA and Ian Taylor, Director of Transport for Quality of Life.

PLEASE NOTE AS THE MEETING IS IN THE CONFERENCE CENTRE A CREDENTIAL WILL BE REQUIRED. THESE CAN BE PROVIDED FOR FREE IF THOSE WISHING TO ATTEND SEND NAME AND A PHOTO TO CREDOSD@TUC.ORG.UK – CREDENTIALS NEED TO BE COLLECTED FROM THE CREDENTIALS OFFICE AFTER 5PM ON 9 SEPT.


Labour Party: Sunday 21st September

Mechanics Institute, 103 Princess St, Manchester M1 6DD Manchester
(1230–1400)

Speakers include Mick Cash, RMT Acting General Secretary, Mary Creagh MP, Shadow Secretary of State Transport, Neal Lawson, Chair of Compass, Paul Nowak, TUC Assistant General Secretary Mick Whelan, ASLEF General Secretary, Andi Fox, TSSA Executive.


I look forward to welcoming members who can attend.

Yours sincerely



Mick Cash
Acting General Secretary

Map for Liverpool Fringe https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?rlz=1T4DMUK_enGB327GB331&um=1&ie=UTF-8&fb=1&gl=uk&sll=53.3970117,-2.9900477&sspn=0.0196525,0.0439461&q=Liverpool+L3+4FP,+UK&sa=X&ei=vv_9U67kJcbpaN2hgogL&ved=0CBQQ8gEoADAA

Map for Manchester fringe https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?rlz=1T4DMUK_enGB327GB331&um=1&ie=UTF-8&fb=1&gl=uk&sll=53.4769302,-2.2391341&sspn=0.0196156,0.0439461&q=Manchester+M1+6DD,+UK&sa=X&ei=BmD8U5avG8ia1AWU8YCgAw&ved=0CBoQ8gEoATAB