June 11th, Norwich: The Labour Movement: Where’s it from? Where’s it going?

Methodist Chapel, Chapelfield, Norwich NR2 1SDiwce
June 11 th 10am-4pm

Independent Working Class Education presents:

The Labour Movement: Where’s it from? Where’s it going?

In association with Labour activists from across East Anglia the IWCE invites you to a Day School for political activists and trade unionists looking at historical and contemporary issues facing the Labour Movement.

Parking is limited at the venue but available at the school behind.
Agenda:

  • Introductions-Who are we? What brings us here? Where are we active?-all participants
  • The IWCE – Purpose and practice- Keith Venables and Dave Welsh
  • The Plebs League and Chartism- Colin Waugh
  • The Agricultural Workers Union- Lessons from History- Dave Berry
  • Jeremy Corbyn- Election or Oblivion- Dave Berry

Lunch: A small sandwich lunch will be provided

  • Domestic Violence: A Workplace Issue- Jenny Webber & Ann Skipper
  • How do we improve education/activism-Jenny Webber
  • What next? Where next? How do we organise- All
  • Sessions will be about one hour in a participatory style with discussion and debate.

Cost: £10

To book a place email : iwceducation@yahoo.co.uk

Contributors

Colin Waugh- Colin is a UCU members and a retired FE lecturer in London. He is the author of “The Plebs League” about the Ruskin Strike and inspiration for the IWCE.

David Welsh David is a RMT member and part of the TUC Britain at Work Project. He was also a member of the GLC Transport Committee

Dave Berry- Dave is an experienced GMB convenor from the gas industry and also served as a Labour Councillor. Currently based in Sheffield and member of Momentum.

Jenny Webber- Jenny is a GMB member from Lowestoft and former GMB Education Officer. She is currently training union stewards in West Africa and serves on employment tribunals.

Ann Skipper- Ann is an experienced activist from the GMB Lowestoft Branch.

For more information about the http://iwceducation.co.uk/

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