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 !
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
Labour Women Leading has issued a call for the defence of a standalone Labour Women’s Conference. There is a real threat that the improvements that came out of the Democracy Review will stall, because they are not prioritised by the current leadership. There are currently no plans for a standalone National Women's Conference, the newly elected… Continue reading Defend Women’s Conference
A Tower Hamlets activist reports on an extraordinary election result. Barely a year ago Tower Hamlets residents voted to keep the role of a directly elected mayor in a governance referendum held on Thursday 6th May 2021. Labour campaigned for abolition of the executive mayor but the electorate voted for the current system of governance at… Continue reading The remarkable comeback of Lutfur Rahman
Naomi Wimborne-Idrissi sets out her platform for the Labour Party NEC elections. Let me introduce Rosa Gomez. She comes from Colombia where she was the victim of a shooting in 2010, presumed to be a political assassination attempt, because she campaigned against human rights abuses in the country . She lost her sight, her left… Continue reading NEC elections – left needs steadfastness, Palestinian style
Support the Grassroots 5 A strong voice for members and party democracy Fighting the Tories For peace, justice and equality Against austerity, racism and war Ask your CLP to nominate the following 5 candidates for the Labour Party National Executive Committee (NEC): Jessica Barnard - Membership No L1204334 Gemma Bolton - Membership No L1405940 Yasmine… Continue reading Labour Party NEC and NCC elections (CLP section)