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Single Market, Equal Rights? Birmingham event

UK perspectives on EU employment and social law

Date: Friday 15th June 2012, 6pm-7.30pm

Venue: Diamond Room, Macdonald Burlington, Burlington Arcade, 126 New Street, Birmingham, B2 4JQ

The FPC, EC and TUC's 'Single Market, Equal Rights?' Birmingham seminar will bring together a range of different British perspectives on the EU's role in employment and social law. The event will look at the current state of the debate in Brussels on employment and social rights, take the political temperature in the UK around the issue and set out the benefits and challenges for workers, businesses and the country.

Our panel will comprise:

  • Emma Reynolds MP, Shadow Europe Minister
  • Malcolm Harbour MEP, Chair European Parliament Single Market Committee
  • Lorely Burt MP, Chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party
  • Rob Johnston, Midlands Regional Secretary, TUC
  • Dr Anneliese Dodds, Lecturer in Public Policy, Aston University

Chair: Adam Hug, Policy Director, FPC

The event is free and open to all.

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Download Single Market, Equal Rights? Birmingham event invitation (180 kilobyte PDF)