Shadow Business Secretary Confirmed for Heart of the Community Conference

ACS is delighted to announce that Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Rebecca Long-Bailey MP is confirmed to speak at the 2017 Heart of the Community Conference on October 17th in London.

At the event, Rebecca Long-Bailey MP will outline how a Labour Government would support the convenience sector, looking at business rates, employment costs and other pressures on the sector.

Rebecca Long-Bailey was elected as MP for Salford and Eccles in the 2015 general election. She has been Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy since February 2017.

The Heart of the Community conference will take place at Church House in Westminster between 12pm and 4pm. Attendance is free for retailers and other ACS members, click here to book your place. 

Other speakers confirmed for the event include:

  • High Streets Minister Jake Berry
  • Kate Carroll, Nisa (Making a Difference Locally)
  • Liam Hetherington, the Co-operative
  • Nadia Broccardo, Team London Bridge
  • Georgie Barnard, National Business Crime Centre
  • Dennis Williams, independent retailer, Premier Broadway
  • Lucia Renshaw, the Co-operative
  • Mick Whitworth, Guild of Fine Food
  • James Lowman, ACS
  • Claire Pritchard, Greenwich Co-operative Development Agency
  • Chris Mitchener, Licensing Consultant
  • Kishor Patel, Independent Retailer, Nisa
  • Joe Williams, Independent Retailer

The conference will be followed by a reception on the House of Commons Terrace between 4pm and 6pm. Places are limited at the reception, email to confirm your attendance.

This entry was posted by Chloe on Thu, 05/10/2017 - 15:41