Conservative Party members have gathered in Birmingham for their annual autumn conference, which is Theresa May's first as leader and prime minister. Below are the events to keep an eye on as the conference unfolds;


14:00: WELCOME TO CONFERENCE: Conservative Party chairman Patrick McLoughlin and the party's newly announced West Midlands mayoral candidate, Andy Street, will kick off proceedings.

GLOBAL BRITAIN: MAKING A SUCCESS OF BREXIT: Theresa May will deliver her first speech of the conference. She will be joined by Brexit Secretary David Davis, International Development Secretary Priti Patel and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson for speeches on Britain's exit from the European Union.

16.45 - 17.30: MEET THE CHAIRMAN: Chairman of the Conservative Party Patrick McLoughlin will greet members in one of the main halls.


10.30: AN ECONOMY THAT WORKS FOR EVERYONE: Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond will present his keynote speech to the conference. Also due to speak are Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Secretary Greg Clark, Communities and Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid and Transport Secretary Chris Grayling.

14.30: AN ECONOMY THAT WORKS FOR EVERYONE: After a break for lunch, there will be speeches from Culture, Media and Sport Secretary Karen Bradley; Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Secretary Andrea Leadsom and International Trade Secretary Liam Fox.

16.30: PREPARATION FOR NEXT YEAR'S ELECTION: A campaigning session focusing on next year's local and mayoral elections in England, Scotland and Wales.


10.30: CELEBRATING THE UNION: The programme promises speeches from Welsh Conservative leader Andrew RT Davies; Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns; Scotland Secretary David Mundell and Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire.

11.00: A SOCIETY THAT WORKS FOR EVERYONE: Speeches from Defence Secretary Michael Fallon; Justice Secretary Liz Truss and Home Secretary Amber Rudd.

14.30: A SOCIETY THAT WORKS FOR EVERYONE: Speeches from Work and Pensions Secretary Damian Green; Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt and Education Secretary Justine Greening.

16.30: A PARTY THAT WORKS FOR EVERYONE: Party members share the reasons for joining the Conservative Party.


10.00: A PARTY THAT WORKS FOR EVERYONE: Conservative MPs give their perspective on the party and its future.

10.30: Speeches from House of Lords leader Baroness Evans and Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson will be followed by a closing speech by Prime Minister Theresa May.