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12 entries for category Transport Hub

Conferences 2010 - FTA On The Mancunian Way

Posted on: Wednesday, 29 September 2010 by Mike Webb in categories Media and campaigns, Transport Hub

2010 has been a strange year in politics; and for none more so than the Labour party. For 16 years, the party had been led by one of the twin architects of New Labour, Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, and for the last 13 of these it had been in ...

Conferences 2010 - taking freight's story to the Tories

Posted on: Monday, 18 October 2010 by Mike Webb in categories Media and campaigns, Transport Hub

The FTA party conference roadshow continued this week with a trip to the Conservative party conference in Birmingham. Conservative MPs receptive to FTA's message While there FTA enjoyed conversations with a number of leading Conservative politicians, ...

Transport Hub venues confirmed

Posted on: Wednesday, 4 May 2011 by Mike Webb in categories Media and campaigns, Transport Hub, Liberal Democrat, Labour, Conservative

FTA has now confirmed the venues at which the 2011 Transport Hub will take place. Liberal Democrats (Sunday 18 – Tuesday 20 Sep) Fringe events: Jurys Inn, Birmingham CEO Dinner: Hyatt hotel, Birmingham Labour (Sunday 25 – Tuesday 27 Sep) Fringe ...

FTA takes its message to the Lib Dems

Posted on: Monday, 19 September 2011 by Toby Carroll in categories Media and campaigns, Liberal Democrat, Transport Hub

This lunchtime FTA held its traditional annual fringe event at the Liberal Democrat party conference in Birmingham. As part of the Transport Hub, FTA pulled together a panel to discuss the tension between fuel prices, the environment and the economic ...

In the yellow corner… a successful Transport Hub

Posted on: Wednesday, 21 September 2011 by Toby Carroll in categories Media and campaigns, Liberal Democrat, Transport Hub

The Transport Hub 2011 closed the Liberal Democrat leg of its conference journey on Tuesday evening with a standing-room-only discussion of the future of high-speed rail. ...

Fancy a ticket to ride… to Transport Hub?

Posted on: Friday, 23 September 2011 by Toby Carroll in categories Media and campaigns, Transport Hub, Labour

Following a hugely successful programme at the Lib Dem conference in Birmingham, the Transport Hub will be on the road again this weekend. ...

FTA takes its message to Labour

Posted on: Monday, 26 September 2011 by Toby Carroll in categories Media and campaigns, Transport Hub, FairFuel UK, Labour

FTA has held another successful fringe event as part of the Transport Hub at the Labour party conference in Liverpool. Fair Fuel UK campaigner Quentin Willson was joined by veteran transport figurehead Graham Stringer MP, Cllr Malcolm Kennedy of ...

FTA performs at the Bridgewater Hall

Posted on: Tuesday, 4 October 2011 by Toby Carroll in categories Media and campaigns, Transport Hub

Manchester’s famous Bridgewater Hall took a break from Tchaikovsky and Brahms this week, to play host to the Transport Hub at the Conservative party conference. ...

FTA shines in the Brighton rain at the Lib Dem conference

Posted on: Thursday, 27 September 2012 by Mike Webb in categories Liberal Democrat, Road, Transport Hub

Amidst the driving rain currently pouring down across Britain, FTA joined thousands of conference-goers braving the weather at the Liberal Democrat party conference in Brighton. ...

Party Conferences 2012 - The Tory Story

Posted on: Thursday, 11 October 2012 by Mike Webb in categories Conservative, Transport Hub

FTA's tour of the party conferences 2012 came to an end with the Conservative party conference in Birmingham; in the midst of the maze of rooms and corridors that is the ICC, surrounded by the imposing glass figure of the Hyatt Hotel and the striking ...

Three Parties Are Better Than One

Posted on: Wednesday, 4 September 2013 by Mike Webb in categories Conservative, Liberal Democrat, Labour, Transport Hub, Westminster

As is now traditional in the early Autumn, FTA is set to spend three weeks in September taking the message of logistics to the heart of politics and policymaking at the three principal party conferences. ...

Hubs, Handshakes and Heated Exchanges - FTA at Party Conference 2013

Posted on: Monday, 7 October 2013 by Mike Webb in categories Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrat, Transport Hub

Put a few thousand politicians, lobbyists, journalists and party activists in a convention centre with a couple of adjoining hotels and what do you get? ...