Saturday, November 8, 2014
November Discussion Meeting
TOPIC : TRANSATLANTIC TRADE AND INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP (TTIP)
SPEAKER : JOHN HEALEY M.P.
TIME : 7pm to 8.15pm
DATE : SUNDAY, 9th NOVEMBER 2014
VENUE : CONTACT CLUB, SNAPE HILL LANE, DRONFIELD
Please note that this meeting will be held an hour earlier than is usual. Access to the meeting room will be provided around the back of the building.
Since 1997 John has been the Labour MP for Wentworth and Dearne. Between 2002 and 2010 he held Government posts in the Treasury, Local Government, Flood Recovery and then Housing and Planning. When Labour went into opposition, he served as Shadow Minister of State for Housing and Local Government and then as Shadow Secretary of State for Health. He currently Chairs the All Party Parliamentary Group on EU-US Trade and Investment, which seeks to promote awareness and informed debate on the topic of his talk - the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), which is a proposed free trade agreement between the European Union and the United States. It is a measure which is currently being negotiated and has wide ranging economic and political implications.