Clive Lewis MP, Shadow Business Secretary, and Chi Onwurah MP, Shadow Minister for Industrial Strategy, have launched a wide-ranging consultation about the party’s future industrial strategy. The consultation will be open for six weeks and invites contributions on a broad range of questions set out on the consultation website, www.labourbeis.org
A seminar to inform Oxford members and equip us to contribute to the consultation will be held on Saturday 11 February at the Welsey Memorial Church Hall, New Inn Hall Street, OX1 2DH.
Speakers to date include:
Jennie Formby, Unite South East Regional Secretary
Steve Jefferys - Emeritus Professor of European Employment Studies at London Metropolitan University and Director of the Working Lives Research Institute (2002-2015), established to research the ways trade unions and working people across Europe make their voices heard in the face of globalisation and xenophobia.
Özlem Onaran - Professor of Economics at the University of Greenwich and the director of the Greenwich Political Economy Research Centre. Ozlem has worked with trade union and labour movement organisations in the UK, Germany and Austria. She is also on the Policy Advisory Group of the Women's Budget Group. Ozlem spoke in Oxford last year at the meeting in the Town Hall also addressed by John McDonnell.
PLEASE NOTE: SINCE FIRST BEING ADVERTISED, THE EVENT LOCATION HAS BEEN CHANGED FROM THE ASIAN CULTURAL CENTRE