|Founder||• Paul Richards|
• Liam Byrne
• Derek Draper
Progress is an independent organisation of Labour Party members, founded in 1996, which aims to promote "radical and progressive politics for the 21st century."
As of November 2009 Progress was chaired by Stephen Twigg and vice chairs were Rt Hon Andy Burnham MP, secretary of state for culture, media & sport; Chris Leslie, director, New Local Government Network; Rt Hon Ed Miliband MP, secretary of state for energy & climate change; Baroness Delyth Morgan; and Meg Munn MP. Progress’ honorary president was Alan Milburn, the former secretary of state for health and MP for Darlington.
- Alan Milburn - President
- Stephen Twigg - Chair
- Andy Burnham - Vice Chair (Home Office Minister)
- Robert Philpot – Director
- Ed Miliband MP for Doncaster North
- Meg Munn - minister for women and equalities
- Delyth Morgan - former chief executive of Breakthrough Breast Cancer charity
- Jennifer Gerber – Deputy Director
- Tony Robinson
- Mark Day – Publications Officer
- Tom Brooks Pollock - Events and Office Manager
- Wes Streeting – Administrative Assistant
In 2008 Progress organised a joint meeting with Compass (Liverpool: Winning a fourth term: what’s the road to victory? A debate about the future of the Labour party 04 July 2008 18:00 to 19:30). Speakers included Rt Hon Andy Burnham MP, Secretary of State for Culture, Media & Sport, Stephen Twigg, Chair of Progress and PPC for Liverpool West Derby, John Harris of the Guardian, Willie Sullivan vice chair of Compass and Louise Ellman MP (chair).
- "Progress Chair and Vice-chairs"
- Progress About Us, accessed 1 November 2009
- Progress 'Liverpool: Winning a fourth term: what’s the road to victory? A debate about the future of the Labour party held jointly by Progress and Compass' 04 July 2008 18:00 to 19:30, accessed 1 November 2009