John Muir Trust at UK party political conferences

The Trust, along with CPRE and the National Trust are holding a fringe event at three UK autumn party conferences

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The John Muir Trust, along with the Campaign to Protect Rural England and the National Trust are holding a fringe event at three of the autumn party conferences.  The event - How can we manage competing demands on our valued landscapes? - is a chance to discuss how national policy can play its part in balancing competing needs.

Liberal Democrat

Date: Sunday 20 September
Time: 18.15pm
Venue: Avon room, BIC, Bournemouth
Speakers: Mark Williams MP, Spokesperson for Rural Communities; Sheila Wren - Chair (Advocacy Officer, John Muir Trust); Richard Hebditch (External Affairs Director, National Trust); Campaign for Better Transport (invited)

Labour (OUTSIDE SECURE ZONE)

Date: Sunday 27 September 2015
Time: 18.30pm
Venue: Keats Room, The Waterfront Hotel, Brighton (formerly the Thistle Hotel)
Speakers: Maria Eagle MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; Shaun Spiers – Chair (Chief Executive, CPRE); Sheila Wren (Advocacy Officer, John Muir Trust); Christopher Price (Director of Policy, CLA); Angus Walker (Chair of NIPA)

Conservative

Date: Sunday 4 October 2015
Time: 18.30pm
Venue: Conservative Home Marquee
Speakers: Rory Stewart MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; Paul Goodman (Editor, Conservative Home); Shaun Spiers (Chief Executive, CPRE); Simon Murray (Senior Director of Strategy, Curatorship and External Affairs, National Trust); Andrew Clark (Director of Policy, NFU)