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
Labour Women’s Conference will take place online over the weekend of 26th and 27th June. Each CLP or Women’s Branch can send two delegates, with at least one identifying as BAME, Disabled or LGBT+. All delegates must have been Labour members since at least 10th December 2020. Delegations must be registered by midnight on Wednesday… Continue reading Women’s Conference
Siân ErringtonHornsey & Wood Green CLP and a volunteer with Arise - A Festival of Labour’s Left Ideas, says unity in the struggle for change is an integral part of socialist politics. Socialists have always kept alive the links between trade unions, social justice and equality campaigners across a spectrum of issues, peace and anti-war… Continue reading Fighting Back Together
Richard Price, Leyton and Wanstead CLP, traces the fate of Labour’s largest left-wing split Every time the Labour left has suffered a significant setback in the last 35 years there have been resignations and calls to form a new left party. Attempts like Arthur Scargill’s Socialist Labour Party rapidly collapsed into irrelevance, but if there… Continue reading The ILP – a cautionary tale
John Stewart, Hackney North & Stoke Newington CLP writes: The uproar continues in the Labour Party over the suspension of Jeremy Corbyn on 29th October and then, following his reinstatement to the Party on 17th November, the refusal of Keir Starmer to restore the Labour Whip in Parliament. Corbyn’s legal team went to the High… Continue reading Struggle against Suspensions
Richard Price, Leyton & Wanstead CLP, tests and traces Keir Starmer’s appointments. Last month we detailed how, despite Keir Starmer claiming that he would uphold many of the progressive policies pioneered under Corbyn, his leadership campaign was bankrolled by rich business people and high end lawyers, united by Blairite politics and pathological opposition to Jeremy’s… Continue reading New Labour Mark 2?