Friday, 1 February 2013

Speaking today healthcare conference south (lib-dem)


A big thanks to Jim Hume from the Scottish Liberal Democrats for inviting me to speak at a conference he is hosting on healthcare Saturday 2nd February in Biggar, South Lanarkshire. This talk  with be about healthcare and about  real human issues  I have been asked to speak about caring for my mum and the life stories in a lead up  to a wider discussion about healthcare for older people. Also in attendance will be   Willie Rennie MSP  along with George Lyon MEP and Alan Beith MP, and Jim of course. 

With thanks to Jim for inviting me  along and for opportunity to speak ,thank you also to Fiona Milne for her help today at the meeting with jim and in setting this up

Thank you


Date: Saturday 2nd February
Venue: Gillespie Centre, 74 High Street, Biggar, ML12 6BJ


Chair: Sheila Thacker

10am Registration and coffee

10.30am Welcome from Jim Hume MSP

10.45am Willie Rennie MSP, Scottish Liberal Democrat Leader (inc leader’s questions from the floor)

11.30am Alan Beith MP (inc questions from the floor)

12pm Lunch

1pm Q&A – Alan, Jim, Willie, George Lyon

1.30pm George Lyon MEP (inc questions from the floor)

2pm ‘Tommy on Tour’ – Tommy Whitelaw, Dementia Campaigner followed by discussion on caring for the ageing population

3pm Vote of thanks, and close (Sheila Thacker) 

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