The Keir Hardie Society is hosting a reception at the Scottish Labour conference in Dundee this week, to promote the work of the society and to encourage delegates to join.
The reception is being held in the Apex Hotel, Dundee on Friday 8 March, starting at 6pm. Jeremy Corbyn MP and Richard Leonard MSP will say a few words about their links to the society and its work.
The Keir Hardie Society is grateful to UNISON Labour Link for sponsoring the event.
In the Lowland town of Cumnock, canvassers are out in force – it is the cradle of the Labour Party and home of its founder, Keir Hardie. Michael Portillo braves enemy territory to discover Hardie’s influence today. Interview with Cathy Jamieson.
You can view the programme on BBC iPlayer.
There is an excellent exhibition on the life of Sanny Sloan MP at the Carnegie Library in Ayr. While the exhibition ends today, you can read the fruits of Esther Clark’s extensive research on the Ayrshire history site