Top Of The Policies event on Youth Unemployment – Birmingham, 24 February 2012

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*** RESULTS OF VOTE ***

*** TOP POLICY IS THAT OF LEE MARSHAM ***

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Enterprise and Post School Options

Greater inclusion of enterprise in school curriculum and
transformation of post schooling options with a new Ucas style system
for apprentices and a funding stream for Start Up Enterprise ideas.

*** WELL DONE LEE ***

*** THANKS TO ALL WHO ATTENDED AND SPOKE, STAFF AT SOUTH BIRMINGHAM COLLEGE AND SIÔN SIMON FOR CHAIRING ***

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IF YOU CANNOT ATTEND ***

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Youth Unemployment

24 February, South Birmingham College (Digbeth Campus), 7pm – 9pm

Please come along to the second PRAGMATIC RADICALISM ‘TOP OF THE POLICIES’event of 2012, focusing on youth unemployment. This is a joint event with with BIRMINGHAM FABIANS and THE YOUNG FABAINS, hosted and chaired by SIÔN SIMON.

Pragmatic Radicalism is a group of Labour activists and writers committed to exploring new policy ideas and stimulating debate. We published our first pamphlet in July 2011 and held a well-received ‘Top Of The Policies’ event at Labour Conference in Liverpool in 2011, as well as an event on skillsearlier this year in Westminster.

The details of the youth unemployment event in Birmingham on 24 February are:

CHAIR: SIÔN SIMON, Campaigner for Elected Mayor in Birmingham, Former Labour MP for Birmingham Erdington

SPEAKERS: Any Labour Party member who submits an idea in advance of the event. Up to 20 speakers. To submit an idea please email john.slinger@pragmaticradicalism.co.uk

  • UP TO 20 SPEAKERS WITH 2 MINS EACH TO PRESENT A POLICY IDEA
  • 2 MINUTES Q&A PER POLICY
  • ONE VOTE – ONE TOP POLICY TO TACKLE YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT

WHEN? 7PM-9PM, FRIDAY 24 FEBRUARY

WHERE? SOUTH BIRMINGHAM COLLEGE (DIGBETH CAMPUS)

Digbeth Campus
High Street Deritend, Digbeth,
Birmingham B5 5SU
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For an idea of how the Top Of The Policies format works see details of our successful LABOUR PARTY CONFERENCE FRINGE http://tinyurl.com/6eexteq & http://tinyurl.com/673na33.

Please promote this event – TWITTER @PragRad  #TopOfThePolicies

FACEBOOK event –  https://www.facebook.com/events/307273612655587/

Please RSVP to john.slinger@pragmaticradicalism.co.uk

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John Slinger

About John Slinger

Chair and co-founder of Pragmatic Radicalism. Consultant at strategic communications consultancy Quiller Consultants (Westminster). Vice-Chair of Rugby Constituency Labour Party (http://www.rugbylabour.org/). 'Pop-up' writer (see http://slingerblog.blogspot.com). Member of Progress and Unite. Trustee Director of Carers Support Service (Warwickshire charity running young carers projects). Fellow of Humanitarian Intervention Centre (http://hicentre.org/). Executive Committee member of Labour Friends of Iraq (http://www.labourfriendsofiraq.org.uk/). Formerly worked for Ann Clwyd MP in the House of Commons. Twitter @JohnSlinger