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Labour election manifesto chief to debate at QM One Nation Conference

Election manifesto chief Jon Cruddas MP, will be debating Ed Miliband’s One Nation initiative at a conference hosted by Queen Mary, University of London.

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Cruddas MP for Dagenham and Rainham will join fellow MP for Leicester West Liz Kendall, Shadow Minister for Care and Older People, Duncan O’Leary from Demos and Ruth  Davis chief policy advisor of Greenpeace UK and Michael Jacobs the editor of Political Quarterly for a round-table discussion entitled ‘Building One Nation Labour Politics’ on 18 April 2013.

The one-day conference will also feature contributions from leading political academics, Labour peers Stewart Wood and Maurice Glasman who have been widely credited with shaping the party's strategic direction since the 2010 general election defeat as well as Tory Phillip Blond to explore the ideas behind the concept of One National Labour.

It was during the 2012  Labour Annual Conference that the Party’s leader Ed Miliband gave his ‘One Nation Labour’ speech, referring to the need to reverse youth unemployment and close the gap between rich and poor in Britain.

The event is being organised by the PSA Labour Movements Group, Labour’s Policy Review, the School of Politics & International Relations at Queen Mary, University of London, the University of Bristol, and is supported by Labourlist, the Political Quarterly and Demos.

The day which starts at 10.50 and ends at 5.30pm.

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