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Scottish Morning Star conference – ‘Post Covid, Post Brexit.’
March 28, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
POST COVID, POST BREXIT, THE STRUGGLE FOR JOBS AND A SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT WITH REAL POWER TO SHAP ECONOMIC LIFE.
TO REGISTER https://tinyurl.com/ScotsStarMeet
AND THE CRISIS OF SOCIAL PROVISION
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Chair: Lynn Henderson Scottish Secretary PCS
SESSION 1 POST-COVID CHALLENGES TO THE LABOUR MOVEMENT
Roz Foyer Michel Roberts Steve Turner Lorna Slater
Overview: challenges facing TU movement
Economic crisis: debt, unemployment, inflation
The challenge of de-industrialisation in our nations & regions The challenge of climate change
2 p.m. -2.50
SESSION 2 DEMOCRATIC INTERVENTION IN THE ECONOMY
Paul O’Connell John McDonnell Beth Winter MP
Johnson’s neo-liberal Brexit: Can the mould be broken ? A democratic model for economic regeneration
Powers for the nations and regions ?
3 p.m. – 3.50
SESSION 3 IN OR OUT THE UK/EU – POTENTIAL FOR DEMOCRATIC ECONOMIC ADVANCE
George Kerevan The independence option
Denise Christie Public services and the Growth Commission Report
Pauline Bryan Progressive Federalism, the Referendum and the third option