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.

  • 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


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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