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Can we stop fracking from Lancashire to Algeria; Decolonising our Energy

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Repowering Britain

Buddies CafeBar

46-48 King's Road

Brighton

BN1 1NA

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Part of Repowering Britain, a series of events organised by the Labour Energy Forum in collaboration with Platform London, for the 2017 Labour Conference fringe.

With Catherine West MP, Yasmin Qureshi MP, Claudia Beamish MSP (Scottish Shadow Secretary for Environment), Hamza Hamouchene (Researcher, Environmental Justice North Africa), Asad Rehman (Director, War on Want), Dr Jo Ram (Campaigner, Platform), Sarah Shoraka (Labour Energy Forum), Sam Roddick (Campaigner)

Labour is taking leadership in opposing fracking in our backyard, but the battle isn’t won yet. From Lancashire to Argentina and Algeria, British corporations are imposing vast fracking projects. In the face of renewed power grabs and threats to clean water, it’s time to decolonise our energy system. What does this look like?


Repowering Britain is a space for bold left visions for a transformed economy, society and energy system. We will bring together thinkers and doers from across the Labour Party and trade union movement to discuss what our country should look like in 10, 20, 30 years. The Party’s manifesto has inspired millions. We will build on that to envision a reindustrialised and democratised economy that addresses the climate crisis and hands back control. Click here for the full programme of events.


Accessibility information: Our venue is wheelchair-accessible from the street. Unfortunately the toilets are located in the basement down a spiral staircase. Toilets are gendered male and female. Sound will be amplified. We are investigating supplying a T-Loop. We are not able to offer sign language interpreting. Free creche for children accompanying adults with Labour Conference passes is provided at Conference. If you have any enquiries about access needs that aren’t covered here, please email info@labourenergy.org with the subject line ‘Access’.

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