Tuesday at Labour Party Conference – #Lab16

By September 27, 2016UK

Tuesday at #Lab16 has seen social issues and internal party organisation dominate the agenda, as well as a healthy number of tech events on the fringe.

The PI team are in Liverpool for the Conference and follow us @Politicalintel for our take on the Conference.

 

Policy of the day

Watson announces robo-workers consultation

Deputy Leader Tom Watson is to launch an independent commission into the future of work and will say that the Labour Party needs to develop policies to stop automation harming the workforce.

 

Quote of the day

Militant democrats

David Flack of Rayleigh and Wickford Labour Party said he was: “appalled at the gerrymandering and the lack of democracy that’s gone on in our party” adding: “Comrades I’m a militant. I’m a militant democrat”

The Conference hall today was the scene of heated exchanges as Jeremy Corbyn’s attempt to expand NEC was deemed undemocratic by some delegates.

 

Tweet of the day

Thirst for power? Khan clear that the Labour Party needs to focus on being in power @SebastianEPayne

 

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Picture of the day

Young Jacob Rees-Mogg lookalike infiltrates #Lab16

 

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Photocredit Guido Fawkes