The Labour Party in Blackpool: Yesterday's decisions

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THE conference yesterday agreed:

Full employment must be top priority. No target set.

Speedy introduction of a minimum wage. No level set.

Retain and uprate universal Child Benefit. Review structure of benefits to ensure anyone in work should be better off.

Endorsed the Social Chapter.

Anti-union legislation to be replaced by 'fair and balanced' laws in line with ILO conventions.

Review of the CSA.

Universal rights to vocational education and training.

Conference rejected:

Renationalisation of gas, water and electricity.

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