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Progressive Politics @ 1000 Trades

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1000 Trades

16 Frederick Street, The Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham B1 3HE

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The West Midlands Economy After Brexit

As the formal negotiations to leave the EU hit their stride Progressive Politics starts examining the impact of Brexit on our economy, our community and our everyday lives.

Our meeting on July 19th will focus on Brexit and the West Midlands Economy.

Our discussions will be led by two Labour members who have had a long term interest in regional and economic development.

Rebecca Riley

Rebecca of the Directors of City REDI based at the University of Birmingham; she is responsible for creating and leading the strategic development of the Institute, liaising with external stakeholders and leading on external consultancy and research projects. Rebecca has 20 years’ experience in evidence-based research. Until recently she was Director of The Idox Knowledge Exchange, and prior to that Head of Research at the North West Regional Development Agency (NWDA).

Nick Stephens

Many of you will know Nick as someone who has been a thinker omni economic development in the West Midlands for many years. Nick was a Labour Councillor in Solihull for 27 years, serving as Spokesperson on Education and as the Secretary of the Labour Group. Nick is a past Parliamentary candidate for Meriden. Nick is currently Chair of Solihull and Meriden joint constituency Labour Party and Treasurer of the Central Midlands Co-op Party. Nick spent 40 years with Lloyds Bank until his recent retirement.

The meeting will be held at the 1000 Trades bar in Frederick Street in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter. The meeting will start at 7.00 pm and finish at 9.00 pm.

Food is available at the 1000 Trades. Members of the group tend to congregate from 6.00 pm onwards.

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Please feel free to bring a friend of colleague with you to the event, however, it would be helpful if anyone intending to come could book themselves in using the Eventbrite booking form. There is no admission of membership charge.

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Future Meetings

16th August: An informal evening of political discussion @ 100 Trades

20th September: Maintaining and Building the Labour Coalition, to be led by John Slinger (The Pragmatic Radical Forum)


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