Diane Abbott, MP for Hackney North & Stoke Newington, asks how Labour can be trusted to tackle racism when our own house is not in order. Ever since the first imposition of austerity in 2010 there has been a deliberate attempt by successive Tory-led governments to whip up racism. There should be no doubt that… Continue reading Abuse of women and ethnic minorities in public life
Category: Labour Party
Suspension of Naomi Wimborne-Idrissi
Labour Briefing Co-op deplores the suspension of newly elected NEC member Naomi Wimborne-Idrissi. This is clearly intended to frustrate the democratic decision of members and draw attention away from the shocking contents of Al Jazeera's The Labour Files which contains a wealth of information on the shocking persecution of Jewish socialists within the party. Below… Continue reading Suspension of Naomi Wimborne-Idrissi
Follow the Money
Dave Levy, Lewisham Deptford CLP, has been looking at the Labour Party’s published accounts for 2021. They make alarming reading. In August, the Labour Party published its annual accounts for 2021. There has been much discussion of the headlines, that in 2021 the party made a £5m operating loss having spent a record for a… Continue reading Follow the Money
Model Motions for Labour Conference
The Campaign for Labour Party Democracy (CLPD) has circulated model motions for Labour Party organisations to consider submitting to this year’s Labour Party Annual Conference in Liverpool. Motions to Conference can be up to 250 words long and must be submitted by CLPs and affiliates by 5pm on Thursday 15th September. Below are model motions… Continue reading Model Motions for Labour Conference
We Demand Better !
A Unite activist asks if the cost of living crisis will lead us into a Summer of Discontent. Tabloid editors are currently raiding the archives, and dragging out very retro looking pictures from 1978/79. You know the ones - rubbish piling up in the streets, blokes in donkey jackets standing over braziers. We are truly… Continue reading We Demand Better !
Support Apsana Begum
Labour Women Leading has issued a call for support for Apsana Begum, Labour MP for Poplar & Limehouse, following a campaign of bullying and harrassment against her. Many of us were delighted by the election of a lively young hijab-wearing MP in Poplar & Limehouse in 2019. And what an inspiration she has been! She has… Continue reading Support Apsana Begum