Comprehensive Future will attend the Labour Party Conference in Brighton on Tuesday 24th September, and the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester on Monday 30th September. Both our fringe events are outside the main conference zones, no pass is needed and our supporters are very welcome to attend.

Labour Party Conference

Comprehensive Future and the Socialist Educational Association have partnered for our fringe meeting, ‘From social mobility to social justice: the problems with private and selective schooling.’

Tuesday 24th September 6.30pm – 8pm
Brighthelm Centre, North Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1YD. About a 10 minute walk from the Brighton Centre.

Our panel:

Thelma Walker MP, Member of Parliament for Colne Valley and member of the Education Select Committee
Dr Sol Gamsu, Durham University
Dr Marlene Ellis, Exeter University
Melissa Benn, writer and campaigner

Chair : Dr Nuala Burgess

Conservative Party Conference

‘The Conservative case for comprehensive education’
Monday 30th September 6.30pm – 8pm
Manchester Friends Meeting House, Room G3, 6 Mount St, Manchester M2 5NS. About 3 min walk from Manchester Central Convention Complex.

Our panel:

Steve Mastin, Conservative Education Society
Mark Lehain, Parents and Teachers for Excellence
Karen Wespieser, Driver Youth Trust
Alexandra Veitch, 11+ “failure” and Cambridge graduate working for upReach the social mobility charity.

Chair: Melissa Benn

Please do join us at these events, we look forward to seeing you there!

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