Speak Up For Justice to hold fringe at Labour Conference: Justice Not For Sale

The joint union, TUC-led Speak Up For Justice campaign will hold a fringe at the Labour Party Conference on Monday 22 September, which will address the attacks on our justice system – ‘Justice Not For Sale’.

The fringe will provide delegates with an opportunity to discuss and debate the failures and impact of government policy, as well as the goals of the Speak Up For Justice campaign, including the possibilities of a Labour government creating an integrated, publically owned, accountable and accessible justice system.

Speaking at the fringe will be:

  • Sadiq Khan MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Justice
  • Ian Lawrence, General Secretary, Napo
  • Matthew Foot, Co-Founder, Justice Alliance
  • Paul Nowak, Assistant General Secretary, TUC
  • Chair: Sharon Holder, National Officer, GMB

Refreshments will be provided and the fringe is free to attend, attendees will not need a Labour Conference pass.

Venue: Disraeli Room, Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel – Free Trade Hall, Peter Street, Manchester. M2 5GP

Time: 12.45 – 14.00

Date: Monday 22 September

The fringe will provide anĀ  opportunity for participants to ask questions from the floor to the panel.

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