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Age UK hosted and co-hosted a series of fringe events at the Labour and Conservative Party Conferences this autumn.

Please direct any enquiries to events@ageuk.org.uk with the subject title 'Party Conferences Enquiry'.

Age UK at the Labour Party Conference

(Brighton: 27 - 30 September)

Age UK and Fabian fringe: winning back the grey vote

When: Sunday 27 September, 12.30pm – 1.45pm
Venue: Lancing Suite, Holiday Inn Brighton - Seafront Hotel, 137 King's Road, Brighton, BN1 2JF

Chair: Martin Kettle, Associate Editor, The Guardian

Speakers:

  • Peter Kellner, President, YouGov
  • Caroline Abrahams, Charity Director, Age UK
  • Andrew Harrop, General Secretary, Fabian Society
  • Labour Party spokesperson (TBC)

Age UK fringe - 'Can the NHS meet the needs of our ageing population?'

When: Monday 28 September, 12:30pm – 2pm
Venue: Arundel 2, Holiday Inn Brighton - Seafront Hotel, 137 King's Road, Brighton, BN1 2JF

Chair: Victoria MacDonald, Health and Social Care Correspondent, Channel 4 News

Speakers:

  • Heidi Alexander MP, Shadow Health Secretary
  • Richard Taunt, Director of Policy, The Health Foundation
  • Caroline Abrahams, Charity Director, Age UK
  • Deborah Mattinson, Founding Director, Britain Thinks

Chartered Trading Standards Institute and Age UK fringe - 'Britain's hidden victims: how we can we fight scammers who target the vulnerable at home'

When: Tuesday 29 September, 8am – 9am
Venue: Hall 7 (Tyne), Hilton Metropole Hotel, Brighton

Chair: Paul Lewis, Presenter of Moneybox, BBC Radio 4

Speakers:

  • Lord Harris of Haringey
  • Leon Livermore, Chief Executive, Chartered Trading Standards Institute
  • Mike Smith, Head of Public Affairs, Age UK
  • Labour Party spokesperson (TBC)

Age UK at the Conservative Party Conference

(Manchester: 4 - 7 October)

Age UK and Bright Blue fringe - Facing our future: caring for older people

When: Monday 5 October, 12.45pm – 2pm
Venue: Meeting Room 3, Manchester Central Library, Manchester

Chair: Ryan Shorthouse, Director, Bright Blue

Speakers:

  • The Rt Hon. Alistair Burt MP, Minister for Community and Social Care
  • The Rt Hon. Stephen Dorrell, Former Secretary of State for Health
  • Cllr. Izzi Seccombe, Leader, Warwickshire County Council
  • Richard Humphries, Assistant Director of Policy, The King's Fund
  • Tom Wright CBE, Chief Executive, Age UK

Age UK fringe - 'Can the NHS meet the needs of our ageing population?'

When: Monday 5 October, 7.30pm – 9pm
Venue: Room Exchange 10, Manchester Central Convention Complex, Manchester

Chair: Victoria MacDonald, Health and Social Care Correspondent, Channel 4 News

Speakers:

  • Rt Hon. Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State for Health (TBC)
  • Dr Jennifer Dixon CBE, Chief Executive, The Health Foundation
  • Caroline Abrahams, Charity Director, Age UK

Chartered Trading Standards Institute and Age UK fringe - 'Britain's hidden victims: how we can we fight scammers who target the vulnerable at home'

When: Wednesday 7 October, 8am – 9am
Venue: Room Exchange 10, Manchester Central Convention Complex, Manchester

Chair: Julian Knight MP

Speakers:

  • Leon Livermore, Chief Executive, Chartered Trading Standards Institute
  • Jane Vass OBE, Head of Public Policy, Age UK
  • Cllr. Colin Noble, Board Member, LGA Community Wellbeing Board
  • Conservative Spokesperson (TBC)

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