Following a successful first meeting before Christmas, the Social Liberal Forum North East branch are delighted to be welcoming Ian Swales, MP for Redcar, as guest speaker at their next meeting. The meeting will take place on Friday 10th February from 6.30pm until 7.45pm at Gateshead Civic Centre. All North East Liberal Democrat members are welcome to join us to discuss with Ian how the party can maintain our distinctive identity within the Coalition Government. Gateshead Civic Centre is easily reached by car or public transport. There’s ample car parking on site, and the civic centre is just five minutes walk from Gateshead Metro Station. Full directions can be downloaded here: http://www.gateshead.gov.uk/DocumentLibrary/howtogettogateshead.pdf More details from Brian Robson – firstname.lastname@example.org or 07949 297 030.