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Scotland and the North – events this September

Three events coming up


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 Mitchell’s late summer garden party

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.

Events Autumn 2014

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).