Saturday 7 October found Labour Party members attending CONF2017 run jointly by Stroud Labour and Stroud Co-op Parties.
The plenary session was led by Baroness Jean Corston. Jean gave an inspirational speech in which she highlighted aspects of her life that had motivated her and had led to change in Britain. Her message to all was do not be afraid to follow your convictions and beliefs.
David Drew MP opened the conference and gave attendees an insight into the current state of politics from his experiences within Parliament since his return.
Both David and Jean are Labour & Cooperative Party members and highlighted the common ground shared by both parties and emphasised that, through co-operation and working together, great change for good can be achieved in Britain.