ACEVO at Labour Conference 2014

Published: Friday 19 September 2014 - 16:00

A summary of ACEVO's civil society events at Labour Conference 2014, in central Manchester

This year ACEVO hosts two of the largest civil society events at Labour Conference. They are held in partnership with Charities Aid Foundation, the Social Investment Business and Big Society Capital. Speakers include Lisa Nandy MP, Baroness Hayter, Sir Stephen Bubb, Gareth Thomas MP, Chi Onwurah MP, Steve Reed MP OBE, Rt Hon Sadiq Khan MP & Dr John Low CBE.

 

Please find full details below. Further information is available from ACEVO’s website: www.acevo.org.uk.

For further press queries contact george.bangham@acevo.org.uk or 07825894716.

 

Event 1. The Civil Society Rally: Launching the Red Book of the Voluntary Sector

 

Date and time: Sunday 21 September, 18:00 – 19:00

Location: Derby Suite, The Midland Hotel, Manchester

 

In the largest civil society event at Labour Conference this year, ACEVO launch our Red Book of the Voluntary Sector, a collection of essays by Labour parliamentarians and rising stars with a foreword by Ed Miliband, Leader of the Labour Party. An embargoed PDF copy of the Red Book is available from george.bangham@acevo.org.uk, and more information about it will go live at 6pm on Sunday at www.acevo.org.uk/ACEVOCAFRedBook.

 

Speakers include:

Lisa Nandy MP, Shadow Minister for Civil Society

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town

Chi Onwurah MP

Gareth Thomas MP

Rt Hon David Lammy MP

Rt Hon Sadiq Khan MP

Will Straw PPC

Steve Reed MP

Sir Stephen Bubb, ACEVO

Dr John Low CBE, CAF

 

Event 2. The Social Investment Summit: Building a New Market Place for the Front Line

 

Date and time: Monday 22 September, 13:00 – 14:00

Location: Fairclough Suite, The Midland Hotel, Manchester

 

Speakers include:

Lisa Nandy MP, Shadow Minister for Civil Society

Alex Sobel PPC for Leeds North West

Richard Hawkes, CEO of Scope

Sir Stephen Bubb, ACEVO

Geetha Rabindrakumar, Social Sector Leader, Big Society Capital

 

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