Briefing, Labour Party

Support the left in Labour’s elections

There will be a series of elections for some of Labour’s internal national committees this year. They offer Labour Party members a chance to express their view on the direction of the party under Keir Starmer by voting for candidates that support an open and inclusive, democratic and radical party. Women’s Conference Labour Women’s Conference… Continue reading Support the left in Labour’s elections

Briefing, Labour Party, Reviews, Trade Unions, Uncategorized

Welcome to Labour Briefing online

Christine Shawcroft On the outside What happens to radical women as they get older? Emmeline Pankhurst joined the Tory Party. Shirley Williams left Labour with the Gang of Four. God knows what Aung San Suu Kyi is up to in Burma these days. And Germaine Greer, responsible for converting thousands of women to feminism in… Continue reading Welcome to Labour Briefing online

Around Britain, Labour Party

Empowerment, not barriers

Barry Rodin, recently re-elected Disability Officer for Orpington CLP, looks at how Labour can support campaigns for disability rights. There are over 14 million disabled people in the UK. Yet, according to Scope’s research, nearly half the population do not know a disabled person. In reality, large numbers of disabled people continue to be excluded… Continue reading Empowerment, not barriers