Labour Party Conference

John speaking on the need for a balanced energy policy at party

As you may have seen on or read in the news, the Labour party conference has been taking place over the past week in Manchester.

The most high profile events at conference are the speeches in the main hall, with Gordon Brown’s speech on Tuesday at the forefront. If you haven’t seen it you can watch it online or read a transcript here (

He talked about a new settlement based on fairness. This focused on social mobility, health, education and childcare, together with a transformation of banking and our use of energy, both of which present big issues we need to tackle.

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Newsletter August 2008

60th Anniversary of Glasgow Old People's Welfare Association

60th Anniversary of Glasgow Old People’s Welfare Association

This year the Glasgow Old People’s Welfare Association marked its Diamond Jubilee of 60 years service to the elderly citizens of Glasgow and I was honoured to attend the celebrations for this in August. The Association provides help, support, entertainment and advice which is just as valued today as it was 60 years ago.

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