SOUTH BASILDON and East Thurrock MP, Angela Smith has a hectic diary in Brighton this week at the Labour Party Conference.
The Voluntary Sector minister had a robust exchange of views with the editor of The Spectator magazine, Fraser Nelson on the matter of debt statistics in a live debate on BBC Radio 5 last night.
Ms Smith was upbeat about the prospects for the party and dismissed controversial claims regarding Gordon Brown’s health.
She said: “I worked as Gordon’s PPS for several years and never saw any question regarding his health. This is pure mischief.”
The rest of Angela’s schedule includes:
Monday 28th September 09
08.00: Social Enterprise Coalition
Angela will be speaking at the coalition’s breakfast meeting.
17.15: Charities Aid Foundation
Angela is one of the guests on CAF’s ‘Question Time’.
18.30 Labour Animal Welfare Society
Angela will be speaking on the need to ban wild animals from circuses.
Tuesday 29th September 09
12.30 Volunteering England / Red Cross
Angela will be speaking on the value of volunteering to our society.
16.15: Conference Delegates Seminar
Angela will be representing the Cabinet Office and answering questions on charities and the voluntary sector.