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Bournemouth 2008 – As It Happens

September 12, 2008 5:48 PM
Originally published by UK Liberal Democrats

The full conference agenda, including text of all policy motions, can be downloaded as a PDF.

As always, all policy motions are voted on by party members attending conference by a process of one member, one vote. Unlike Labour and the Conservatives ours is a vibrant conference that makes vital decisions. We are a democratic party not afraid to involve our members in policy formation.

Conference Agenda

Saturday 13th September

10.00 Consultative Sessions: Education Ages 5-19; Natural Environment; Childcare

14.20 Formal Opening of the Federal Conference by Annette Brooke MP

14.4 Giving Citizens a Voice in Parliament

15:20 Speech: Jenny Willott MP

15.40 Security and Liberty in a Globalised World (Security Policy Paper)

16.55 Standing Order Amendment

Constitutional Amendment:

Constitutional Amendment: 18

Sunday 14th September

09.00 Report: Campaign for Gender Balance

09.15 Urgent Issue

09.45 Presentation: Liberal Democrat European Parliamentary Party

10.05 Speech: David Laws MP

10.25 Private Finance Initiative Projects

11.05 Speech: Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats

11.25 Discussion on Social Mobility

14.20 Centenary of the Basic State Pension

14.50 Q & A Session: Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP

15.35 Cutting Crime by Catching Criminals

16.35 Speech: Susan Kramer MP 27

16.55 Safe Standing at Football Matches 27

17.30 Deportation to States which Persecute on the Grounds of Sexuality and

Gender Identity

Monday 15th September

09.00 Party Reform Commission

10.45 Extension of the Remit of the International Criminal Court

11.15 Speech: Norman Lamb MP

11.35 Eco-towns

12.20 Speech: Dr Vincent Cable MP

14.20 Broadcasting Court Proceedings

14.50 Make it Happen (Vision and Values Paper)

16.20 Q & A Session: Environmental Policy

17.20 Urgent Issue 36

Tuesday 16th September

09.0 Emergency Motion

09.30 A Response to the Housing and Mortgage Crisis

10.15 Speech: Chris Huhne MP

10.35 Fast Track Britain: Building a Transport System for the 21st Century (Transport

Policy Paper)

12.05 Party Awards 42

12.20 Speech: Simon Hughes MP

14.20 Federal Policy Committee

14.30 Shaping Our World Through a Strong Europe

16.00 Q & A Session: the Economy

17.00 Report: Federal Executive

Report: Federal Finance and Administration Committee

17.30 Membership Subscriptions and Federal Levy

Wednesday 17th September

09.00 Emergency Motion

09.30 Equality and Fairness in Mental Health Provision

10.15 Reports and Q & A: Parliamentary Parties of the Liberal Democrats

11.00 Presentation: Liberal Democrat Group on Newcastle City Council

11.20 Respect, Consent and Personal Data 52

11.50 Speech: Leader of the Liberal Democrats, Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP