Barry Kirby

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September 22, 2014 - 0 Comments

Sunday saw the conference properly launched with a huge amount of activity.  Last time I was in Manchester for conference, the secure area was huge and very intense, however I’m quite pleased that this year...

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September 21, 2014 - 0 Comments

Yesterday (Saturday) I trekked up to Manchester for the annual Labour Party Conference.  This will be my third conference and the second in Manchester.  I call the Saturday Day 0, because officially the conference doesn’t...

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October 11, 2013 - 0 Comments

At the Labour Party Conference, Ed made a big deal about votes at 16.  In my community I have heard mixed views, but I have to say I am all for it, but for it...

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September 24, 2013 - 0 Comments

Monday saw an early start as my first event was at 8am, which was a discussion with Lord Sainsbury about his idea of Progressive Capitalism.  This was followed by a busy day of looking round...

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September 24, 2013 - 0 Comments

The official launch of the conference was really interesting.  With a mix of fringe events and main conference speeches, it was a good kick off.   Some of the training I attended was around Campaigning...

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September 22, 2013 - 0 Comments

I’m calling yesterday “Day Zero” because conference has not officially started until this morning, but there were a couple of “welcome” events and it was a great way to kick things off and get everyone...

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September 19, 2013 - 0 Comments

This weekend will see the seaside town of Brighton turn red as Labour Party members and activists gather for the 2013 party conference and this year I will be joining them.  I last went to...

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May 12, 2013 - 0 Comments

To listen to some Labour Party members, Progress is like an antichrist organisation.  Others see it as the voice of the future of the party, so having talked to a wide range of people both...

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October 4, 2012 - 0 Comments

This week, Ed Miliband gave his speech to the Labour Party Conference and I was going to do what I have done in the past and write my views on his delivery and the points he...

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July 5, 2012 - 0 Comments

  When all the issues around Barclays and Libor came to light, I wasn’t too shocked, for some reason I don’t think this is going to be the last “revelation” that will come to light.  I even thought...

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