Report from Manchester Conference and Wolverhampton Campaign Stand

The Fringe meeting and reception held at National Conference in Manchester this year was a great success. Over 80 attended the fringe meeting. Speakers were Mary Creagh MP Shadow Secretary of State DEFRA, Kerry McCarthy MP Shadow FCO Minister, Baroness Angela Smith Opposition Deputy Chief Whip, Robert Evans Candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner , Nic Palmer for BUAV and Simon Pope for WSPA. Joe Duckworth Chief Executive of the LACS also spoke. Thanks to BUAV and WSPA for the joint sponsorship of an excellent evening.

Among the many visitors at our Stand at the Labour Party National Conference in Manchester this year was Ed Milliband’s wife, Justine Thornton . On either side of Justine is Wally Burley Chair and Nicki Brooks Secretary of LAWS.

Wally Burley and Malcolm Butt at the Wolverhampton Vegan festival in October 2012 where we obtained over 450 signatures against the fur trade.