North East Liberal Democrats' regional conference was held on Saturday 12th June at Gateshead Civic Centre. John Shipley, Leader of Newcastle City Council and about to become a member of the House of Lords, was the first speaker. Here is his speech:
A few photos of the conference:
Above and below, John Shipley addressing conference
Peter Freitag (former North East Regional President), John Shipley and Baroness Diana Maddock
Director of Campaigns Hilary Stephenson gave a presentation on the general election campaign.
The registraion desk - 100 people attended the conference