Liberal Democrat Federal Conference agenda available

Autumn 2012 conference - Some rights reserved by Liberal DemocratsAgenda papers for the federal conference in Glasgow have been published. Within the theme of ‘a stronger economy in a fairer society, allowing everyone to get on in life’ there are policy motions on work life balance, green growth, learning and skills, fairer taxes, strengthening the economy, housing benefit, tackling sexual and domestic violence, racial equality, and more.

Also of note are the issues of protecting children online, Europe, Defence, PFI, and Gambling. A full list follows. Click on the above link for the details.

F1 Formal Opening of the Federal Conference by Jo Swinson MP
F2 Report Federal Conference Committee
F3 Report Federal Policy Committee
F4 Policy motion A Balanced Working Life (Low and Middle Income Households Policy Paper)
F5 Speech Tim Farron MP
F6 Standing order Emergency Motions amendment
F7 Report Federal Finance and Administration Committee
F8 Party business Membership Subscription and Federal Levy
F9 Reports Parliamentary Parties of the Liberal Democrats
F10 Policy motion Green Growth and Green Jobs (Transition to a Zero Carbon Britain Policy Paper)
F11 Policy motion Cycling Reform
F12 Speech Rt Hon Edward Davey MP
F13 Report Federal Executive
F14 Constitutional Responsibilities of Members
F15 Speech Willie Rennie MSP
F16 Policy motion Learning for Life (Education and Skills from Upper Secondary to Lifelong Learning Policy Paper)
F17 Policy motion Protecting Children from Online Pornography
F18 Policy motion A New Liberal Democrat Approach to Race Equality
F19 Policy motion Strengthening the UK Economy
F20 Policy motion Cohabitation Rights
F21 Speech Rt Hon Vince Cable MP
F22 Report Diversity Engagement Group
F23 Report Campaign for Gender Balance
F24 Speech Kirsty Williams AM
F25 Q&A session Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP
F26 Policy motion Fairer Taxes (Tax Policy Paper)
F27 Policy motion Making Housing Benefit Work for Tenants in Social Housing
F28 Emergency motion or topical issue discussion
F29 Policy motion Recognising a Legal Status for British Sign Language
F30 Policy motion Preventing and Tackling Sexual and Domestic Violence
F31 Speech Fiona Hall MEP
F32 Policy motion Defending the Future – UK Defence in the 21st Century (Defence Policy Paper)
F33 Policy motion Dignity at Home: Transforming Home Care
F34 Speech Rt Hon Danny Alexander MP
F35 Policy motion Prosperous, Sustainable and Secure (Europe Policy Paper)
F36 Policy motion Impact of the Private Finance Initiative on the National Health Service
F37 Policy motion High Street Gambling
F38 Emergency motions
F39 Speech Rt Hon Michael Moore MP
F40 Policy motion A Stronger Economy in a Fairer Society (Manifesto Themes Paper)
F41 Policy motion Human Rights
F42 Party awards
F43 Speech Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP

You can register for this conference here, and you can debate any of these proposals in advance in our members forum, or by writing an article for us.

* Joe Otten was the candidate for Sheffield Heeley in June 2017 and Doncaster North in December 2019 and is a councillor in Sheffield.

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8 Comments

  • Absolutely shocking motion on internet porn. Has the conference committee been spending too much time reading the Daily Mail?

  • nuclear cockroach 6th Aug '13 - 12:03am

    @jb

    “Important to state, not least because the Lib-Dem’s have a bit of a credibility gap when it comes to the british interpretation of the first duty of the sovereign nation-state.”

    Haha, I’m sorry, but you do amuse me with your fables from Conservative Central Office.

  • nuclear cockroach 6th Aug '13 - 9:37am

    @jb “non-tribal politics, eh?”

    Whereas “the Lib-Dem’s have a bit of a credibility gap when it comes to the british interpretation of the first duty of the sovereign nation-state” is clearly a non-partisan statement of fact apparent to one and all? What was “the issue” again?

  • Oh well. I shall be watching some of those with interest

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