LCHR at Labour Conference

LCHR at Labour Conference

LCHR will have an active presence at Labour Conference this year. For the first time we will be hosting our own fringe, in partnership with Amnesty International. All LCHR supporters who are attending Conference are welcome to join us. The details are below, alongside two other fringes that we’re supporting. You can also see our Conference guide here.

LCHR’s fringe

“From the Human Rights Act to diplomacy abroad – consistency and human rights”

Monday 22 September, 5:45pm
Manchester Central, Global Development Hub, Charter Gallery

The fringe will explore the importance of setting an example on human rights at home in order to strengthen Britain’s role as a global human rights champion.

Speakers: Sadiq Khan MP, Shadow Justice Secretary; Kerry McCarthy MP, Shadow Foreign Office Minister, Kate Allen, Director of Amnesty International UK; Richard Hermer QC; and Richard Howitt MEP

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Other fringes LCHR is supporting:

Don’t Spy on Us campaign

“Surveillance: where do we draw the line?”

Sunday 21 September, 6:30pm
Anthony Burgess Museum, Chorlton Mill, 3 Cambridge Street, M1 5BY

Speakers: Yvette Cooper MP, Shadow Home Secretary (TBC); Claude Moraes MEP, Chair of the European Parliament’s Justice and Home Affairs Committee; Tom Watson MP; Jim Killock, Open Rights Group; Ewen MacAskill, the Guardian; Carly Nyst, Privacy International

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Liberty

“On liberty: discussion on the future of human rights in the UK”

Tuesday 23 September, 7:30pm
Manchester Central, Charter 3

Speakers: Emily Thornberry MP; Diane Abbott MP; Kevin Maguire, the Daily Mirror