Party conferences in 2016 and 2018 will both be held in Liverpool

6th March, 2013 3:01 pm

Labour Party conference will be returning to Liverpool in 2016 and 2018, it has been announced today. That means the venues for the next few years will be:

2013 – Brighton

2014 – Manchester

2015 – Brighton

2016 – Liverpool

2017 – TBC

2018 – Liverpool

Announcing the venues, General Secretary Iain McNicol said:

“We are delighted to be able to confirm that we will be holding the Labour Party Conference in Liverpool in 2016 and 2018. 

“Liverpool is one of our great British cities and we had a wonderful conference there in 2011. ACC Liverpool is a first class venue for conference and we look forward to returning to the city.”

  • Chilbaldi

    Great move, great city.

    • Daniel Speight

      Crap football teams though.

      • Dave Postles

        You obviously reject Bill Shankley’s observation that there are 2 great football teams in Liverpool: Liverpool and Liverpool reserves.

  • http://twitter.com/Scarletstand Emma Burnell

    But the real question is where will we hold the karaoke!

    • AlanGiles

      Yes. That will probably be the only event that the particpants will enjoy. The rest of the time they will be too scared to say anything remotely socialist for fear of upsetting the tabloid press, Strivers, and Mr and Mrs Middle England.
      Still no word about the Hammond proposal for further welfare cuts to pay for defence from anybody at the top of Labour. They come over as weak as water.

    • AlanGiles

      Yes. That will probably be the only event that the participants will enjoy. The rest of the time they will be too scared to say anything remotely socialist for fear of upsetting the tabloid press, Strivers, and Mr and Mrs Middle England.

      Still no word about the Hammond proposal for further welfare cuts to pay for defence from anybody at the top of Labour. They come over as weak as water.

    • AlanGiles

      Yes. That will probably be the only event that the participants will enjoy. The rest of the time they will be too scared to say anything remotely socialist for fear of upsetting the tabloid press, Strivers, and Mr and Mrs Middle England.

      Still no word about the Hammond proposal for further welfare cuts to pay for defence from anybody at the top of Labour. They come over as weak as water.

      • AlanGiles

        Could I ask the loyalist who voted this down whether or not he thinks that the public have a right to know:

        1) Does Labour agree with Hammond’s proposal

        2) Does Labour disagree with Hammond’s proposal
        or

        3) Don’t know

        If the answer is 2 why is it that Labour does’nt have the courage to say so clearly and plainly?

  • http://www.robbiescott.com/ Robert Scott

    I think it would be politically expedient to hold one in Scotland.

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