Date: 1 November 2016
Time: 07:45 – 09:00am
Venue: Mersey Maritime, Maritime Knowledge Hub, Birkenhead CH41 5HX
Guest Speaker – Theresa Griffin MEP
Theresa was elected to the European Parliament in May 2014 as the top Labour Party candidate in the region, to represent the North West of England. There, she works as a full member and Labour Party Spokesperson for Industry, Research and Energy and a substitute member on the Transport and Tourism committee. Theresa has also been assigned the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee as her Delegation, and is a substitute member for the Delegation for Relations with the People’s Republic of China. Issues Theresa has worked on include the establishment of a Market Stability Reserve for the EU Emissions Trading System in the Industry, Research and Energy Committee; fuel poverty, regional funding, equalities, the promotion of a digital single economy and the protection of IPR.
Who better, then, to give an insider’s view of the legislative workings of Brussels and its reaction to a post-Brexit Britain?