Frances O’Grady, TUC General Secretary, will give the sixth annual Frow Lecture. Her topic, which will be timely given the outcome of the general election, is ‘The future of the left – where next for Labour, trade unions and the working class?’.


The event, on Saturday 16 May at 2pm at the Mechanics Institute in Manchester is the sixth annual Frow Lecture, held in honour of the Working Class Movement Library’s founders Eddie and Ruth Frow.


Frances will be talking about the need to build a new left-wing politics in Britain, bringing together all progressive forces, including emerging campaign movements that energise young people. 


She will focus on the need for  Labour to be bold in building a new economy that works for all working people, Trade unions to reach out to new groups of workers, especially the young and new political discourse that engages working class people and addresses social marginalisation.


The lecture is free, with light refreshments available afterwards.  All are welcome, no advance booking, so early arrival is encouraged to ensure admission.  

Manchester Mechanics’ Institute, 103 Princess Street, Manchester M1 6DD(entrance on Major Street).


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