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ASLEF participation in Fringe meetings at the Labour Party Conference 2014, Manchester.

Saturday 20th September at 1800 - CLPD Rally andDelegates Briefing – Jury’s Inn 56 Great Bridgewater Street – Vice PresidentTosh McDonald Speaking

Sunday 21st September at 1230 – Action for RailFringe meeting – The Hall, Mechanics Institute – General Secretary Mick Whelanspeaking (full details below)

Sunday 21st September at 1600 – Rail PublicOwnership rally – Labourlist marquee – General Secretary Mick Whelan speaking (conference pass required)

Sunday 21st September at 1730 – Stand Up forPalestine – Charter Suite, Arora Hotel 18-24 Princes Street – NationalOrganiser Simon Weller speaking (full details below)

Monday 22nd September at 1230 – Dealing withLabour’s UKIP problem – Exchange 10, Manchester Central – General SecretaryMick Whelan speaking (conference pass required)

Monday 22nd September at 1730 – Creating the GoodWork Economy – People’s History Museum, Left Bank, Spinningfields – GeneralSecretary Mick Whelan speaking

Tuesday 23rd September at 1100 – How do wedemocratise key services? – Labourlist marquee – General Secretary Mick Whelanspeaking (conference pass required)

Action for Rail fringe meeting:

'Can Labour deliver radical rail reform?'

Sunday the 21st September from 12h30 to 14h00

The Hall at the Mechanics Institute, 103 Princess Street, Manchester M16DD.


  • Mary Creagh MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

  • Neal Lawson, Chair, Compass

  • Mick Whelan, General Secretary, ASLEF

  • Diana Holland, Assistant General Secretary, Unite

  • Andi Fox, Executive Member, TSSA

CHAIR: Paul Nowak, Assistant General Secretary, Trades Union Congress

Please submit all questions in advance by email

This meeting takes place outside the Labour Party secure zone.

Palestine Solidarity Campaign Fringe meeting:

How Labour can uphold the principles of equality for all Palestinians and Israelis by respecting human rights and applying international law in all relations and dealings with Israel – including taking measures to stop trade with and funding to illegal settlements

Sunday 21st September from 17:30-19:30.

Charters Suite, Arora International Hotel, 18-24 Princess St, Manchester M1 4LY

Speakers include:

  • Chi Onwurah MP

  • Simon Weller, ASLEF National Organiser

  • Richard Howitt, MEP

  • Dr Nabil Sha’ath from Fateh

  • Dr Mona El Farra, Director of Gaza Projects via Skype

  • Kamel Hawwash, PSC

CHAIR: Hugh Lanning, PSC

This meeting takes place outside the Labour Party secure zone.