September 21, 2018
Labour Conference 2018 Fringe GuideContact
Instinctif Partners’ 2018 Labour Conference Fringe Guide is your insight into the most important policy topics and challenges shaping this year’s conference. Spotlighting the Parliamentarians and top influencers looking to shape the Opposition agenda; this year’s policy guide highlights the ‘must see’ fringe events exploring the Party’s transport & infrastructure, health, energy, housing, tech, financial services, education, and sustainability policy.
As the Liverpool Conference Hall threatens to be dominated by internal debates on Brexit, selection procedure and antisemitism, the fringes offer an insight into the Party’s thinking on the major domestic policy questions facing the UK today.
Predictably, health policy continues to dominate with 24 fringe meetings as Labour doubles down on its vision for a National Social Care service in parallel with the NHS – don’t miss HuffPost’s interview with Shadow Health Secretary Jon Ashworth on Sunday. Meanwhile, reflecting the growing national demand for more houses, housing boasts a 23 events – with the Labour Group on Housing outlining its solutions to fix the UK housing market.
Fresh from his warm reception on Mumsnet earlier this week, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell is scheduled to headline up to 20 fringe events; though Shadow Business Secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey is the most prominent Labour frontbencher at 22 appearances.
As Labour seeks to reset the policy agenda, the Instinctif Partners team will be on hand with the latest policy intelligence and insight. Click here for our Labour Fringe Guide 2018