Conference debates open thread: Monday 19th September 2016

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Whether you are physically in Brighton or are following what is happening from home, this is your place to talk about the public face of the Conference – in other words, all the debates and speeches that are going on in the main auditorium.  Please use the comments below to add your reports on policy and constitutional debates or to draw readers’ attention to ones in the pipeline.

You can read the agenda in full, including the text of amendments, here.

We will be running a similar thread each day, so please confine your comments today to what is actually happening today. Tomorrow’s instalment will appear at 7.30am.

We will also be running a thread each day on fringes, so use that one for anything going on outside the main show.

So what is happening today at Conference?

Morning Session

09.00–09.30 F26 Emergency motion or topical issue

09.30–11.00 F27 Policy motion: Europe

11.00–11.20 F28 Speech: Baroness Kramer

11.20–14.10 Lunch

Afternoon Session

14.10–14.55 F29 Policy motion: Investing in the Green Economy

14.55-15.15 F30 Speech: Willie Rennie MSP

15.15–16.45 F31 Policy motion: Mending the Safety Net

16.45–17.00 F32 Report: Diversity Engagement Group
F33 Report: Campaign for Gender Balance
17:00-18:00 F34 Constitutional amendments: Diversity Quotas

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