Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Single Market, Equal Rights Conference audio files

Here are a series of recordings uploaded to Youtube from the FPC, TUC and EU Commission Representation in the UK conference- Single Market, Equal Rights? UK perspectives on EU employment and social law that took place on Friday 10th February 2012.

This link contains the short opening speeches by TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber and European Commission Head of Representation in the UK Jonathan Scheele.

This link contains the first panel discussion, moderated by the TUC’s Owen Tudor, comprising former ETUC and TUC General Secretary Lord (John) Monks, Oxford University law Professor Anne Davies and Karen Clements from the British Chambers of Commerce looking at the European level debate on employment and social rights.

This link contains the speech to the conference by European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion László Andor.

This link contains the panel discussion between Shadow Europe Minister Emma Reynolds MP, CWU General Secretary Billy Hayes and Open Europe Director Mats Persson exploring the nature of the UK debate on EU employment and social rights, moderated by the FPC’s Adam Hug.

The event's last two sessions are also available as an MP3 file that contains the recording of Commissioner Andor and the panel discussion. (MP3 File Size 182 MB- session starts at 4.30 mins in)