We’ll be adding some of the talks and presentations given by our speakers here.

Malcolm Carroll, spokesperson for Plane Stupid, has written a short conversation piece on policing for the Convention

Oliver Dowlen, author, has provided a full transcript of his talk on the topic of ‘Sortition and Freedom’ from the ‘Democracy and Liberty’ session.

Michael Edwards, from Demos, New York, has produced the notes from his talk in the ‘Love and Liberty Session’

Dr Edie Friedman, Director of the Jewish Council for Racial Equality, has provided a transcript of her talk in the ‘Xenophobia’ session

Jo Glanville of Index on Censorship has provided a transcript of her talk on the day

John Jackson, Chairman of Mishcon de Reya, has provided a transcript of his opening statements in the ‘Judges and Politicians’ session

Vaughan Jones, CEO of Praxis, has given us a transcript of his talk at the ‘Faiths and Freedoms’ session

Francesca Klug gave a talk on why the Human Rights Act is too fundamental to be treated as a political football

Melissa Lane of King’s College Cambridge has provided us with the notes to her talk for the session on Liberty, sovereignty and republicanism – Can the Leveller tradition be revived in the 21st century?

Sheila Rowbotham, British socialist feminist theorist and writer, has provided a summary of her her contribution to the ‘Love and liberty’ session

Roger Smith of JUSTICE has written his reflections on the most important issues for him on the day.