Three events coming up
SCOTLAND DECIDES… BUT WHAT KIND OF DEMOCRATIC FUTURE DOES THE NORTH WANT?
Scotland will hold a referendum on independence from the United Kingdom on Thursday 18th September – we consider the wider implications for the UK and in particular the North of England at these events:
LEEDS: Thursday September 11th Civic Hall, Calverley Street, Leeds LS1 1UR 7.30. Speakers include Prof. Jeff Henderson, Dr Ying Ho, Paul Salveson and Cllr James Lewis
MANCHESTER: Monday September 15th, Friends Meeting House, Mount Street M2 5NS. Start 6.45pm Speakers include Dr Andrew Blick, Jenny Cronin (Hannah Mitchell Foundation), Richard Carter (Yorkshire First). Chaired by Dr Andy Mycock. This event is organised jointly with Unlock Democracy.
Coming up: Sunday September 21st: Hannah Mitchell Foundation Labour Conference Fringe Meeting: Northern Democracy? Yes please!
Starts 4.00pm Town Hall Tavern, Tib Lane Manchester M2 4JA. Chaired by Anne Baldwin. Speakers include Linda Riordan MP for Halifax , Cat Smith (PPC Lancaster and Fleetwood), Lee Sherriff (PPC Carlisle)
All events are free.
Hannah’s Late Summer Garden Party
For members and friends of the Foundation: Saturday September 6th, 12.45 to around 17.30 at Bank Top, 90a Radcliffe Road, Slaithwaite, Huddersfield HD7 4EZ
Celebrate regional diversity – the theme is ‘Regional Delicacies’ – bring some, please! They don’t have to be ‘Northern’ – could be ‘world’
Admission is £5.
The Great Northern Garden Railway will be operating, under workers’ control
Food – drink – conviviality
THERE IS NO PARKING – please use the local bus (394/5 from Huddersfield departing .50 past each hour stops outside the door – ask for ‘Spring Terrace’) or train (also hourly from Huddersfield and Manchester Victoria) and walk up from Slaithwaite – about 10 mins. if coming by car please park in Slaithwaite, plenty of spaces in New Street car park.
We’ve quite a lot going on over the next few months:
Tuesday August 12th PRESTON: Scotland, the Referendum and the North
Open meeting at The Continental pub, South Meadow Lane PR1 8JP – organised with Red Pepper, Reid Foundation and Radical Independence Campaign. Starts at 19.00 See news and press releases
Thursday September 11th LEEDS: The radical case for Northern Devolution. 19.30 Civic Hall, Leeds.
An open discussion on why the North needs its own devolution- whichever way Scotland votes!
Sunday September 21st: MANCHESTER (Labour Party Conference Fringe Event). 14.00 Town Hall Tavern, Tib Lane, Manchester (5 mins from conference centre)
Speakers include Cat Smith, Lee Sherriff, Linda Riordan (MP Halifax).