About Top Of The Policies events

Read about the PragRad and Top of the Policies story so far here


A series of inclusive, bottom-up, democratic events around the UK to stimulate policy ideas using the following format:

  • 60 seconds each to present policy (maximum of 20 speakers)
  • 2 mins audience Q&A per policy
  • One vote – One Top Policy
  • Labour Shadow teams often chair events.

Previous events in 2014

  • Top of the policies on the Digital Revolution, 13 May 2014, London, chaired by Lord Parry Mitchell, Chair of Labour Digital. Details here.
  • Unions21 Annual Conference, The People’s History Museum,
    • Unions21 Annual Conference, The People’s History Museum, 21 March

    , 21 March

Previous events in 2013

  • Labour Party Conference 2013 – Top of the Manifesto Policies, Monday 23 September, 7.00-9.00pm. Special guest – Angela Eagle MP. Details here.
  • Supporting Entrepreneurs –  Tuesday 11 June, Chaired by Chuka Umunna MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills; venue Barley Mow pub, Horseferry Road, SW1, evening, more details here.
  • Unions21 Annual Conference event (‘ Sharpening the Sword of Social Justice) – Friday 8 March, Congress House. Details here.
  • Growth – Chaired by Toby Perkins MP, Shadow Small Business Minister, 12 February.
  • Transport and communities – Chaired by Maria Eagle MP, Shadow Transport Secretary, 24 January.

Confirmed forthcoming events:

  • More info soon…
Events agreed (details TBC):
  • Top of the Policies on Health – chaired by Luciana Berger MP, Shadow Public Health Minister

If you would like to sponsor or be a partner organisationfor any of the above events, please get in touch @johnslinger

Previous sponsors of refreshments at our events, or of our pamphlets, have included;



We have also partnered for an event with:

 and Birmingham Fabian Society

If you would like to suggest another subject area, or sponsor an event, please get in touch

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