When is the Labour party conference and what is the schedule of events?

Everything you need to know about annual jamboree

Colin Drury
Saturday 25 September 2021 13:00
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Labour delegates are heading to Brighton for the party’s annual conference this weekend.

The event will be the first in-person conference since Sir Keir Starmer became leader after last year’s gathering was cancelled because of coronavirus.

It is being at the Brighton Centre and the Hilton Brighton Metropole from Saturday to Wednesday with highlights set to include Angela Rayner’s deputy leader’s report on Saturday afternoon and Sir Keir’s speech on Wednesday.

Here’s the full schedule:

Saturday

2.30pm – Opening formalities

2.40pm – Conference arrangements committee report

2.55pm – Deputy leader’s report

3.05pm – General secretary’s report

3.10pm – Financial reports

3.50pm – Obituaries and merit award

4.20pm – NEC and CLB constitutional amendments

5.50pm – Votes

Sunday

9.50am – Conference arrangements committee report

10.00am – Morning plenary session (environment, energy and culture)

12.35pm – Votes

2.15pm – Afternoon plenary session (housing and transport)

4.20pm – Constitutional amendments

5.20pm – Votes

Monday

10.05am – Conference arrangements committee report

10.15am – Morning plenary sessions (international economy, business and trade)

12.00pm – Shadow chancellor’s speech

12.35pm – Votes

2.15pm – Afternoon plenary session (devolution)

5.20pm – Votes

Tuesday

10.00am – Conference arrangements committee report

10.10am – Morning plenary session (early years, educations and skills; health and social care)

12.35pm – Votes

2.15pm – Afternoon plenary session (justice and home affairs)

5.20pm – Votes

Wednesday

9.45am – Conference arrangements committee report

9.55am – General election report

11.55am – Leader’s speech

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