The Alternatives to Austerity Debated

Hosted by the Co-operative Party, this is a major policy conference based in the North East rather than the South East!

This is also the International Year of Co-operatives.

Chaired by Stephen Hughes MEP, Durham.

Speakers include

  • Martin Gannon - Deputy Leader of Gateshead Council
  • Nick Forbes - Leader of Newcastle Council
  • Alejandro Cercas - MEP, Spain, Employment and Social Affairs
  • Pervenche Beres - MEP, France, Employment and Social Affairs
  • Judith Kirton-Darling - ETUC
  • Erica Mezger - Eurofound, An independent European Policy Foundation

Discussions will include

  • Youth Unemployment reversal
  • Long term unemployment addressed
  • Strong and effective government
  • Localising decision making
  • Co-operatives and socially responsible enterprises
  • Growth and the rebuttal of austerity
October 20, 2012 at 10:00am
Regent Street
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, Tyne & Wear NE8 1HH
United Kingdom
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