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From member David Tiplady

 

We are now nearly 10 months away from formally exiting the EU and entering a transition period of still to be defined length. This transition period reflects the reality that the terms of our future relationship with the EU have not been defined so an adaption period is essential.

Labour and the EU

  From member David Tiplady   We are now nearly 10 months away from formally exiting the EU and entering a transition period of still to be defined length. This... Read more

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Controversial library plans challenged by County Council Opposition Groups

Plans by Derbyshire County Council to reduce hours, staffing and resources for the county’s 25 largest libraries, with the remaining 20 libraries offered to the community to run, are facing a new challenge.

Challenge to Tory library plans

Controversial library plans challenged by County Council Opposition Groups Plans by Derbyshire County Council to reduce hours, staffing and resources for the county’s 25 largest libraries, with the remaining 20... Read more

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Heather Wheeler doesn’t know why numbers are rising. A look back over Tory austerity measures could enlighten her - writes Labour MP Neil Coyle (Bermondsey and Old Southwark) in this article in The Guardian.

 

 

Minister for Homelessness "doesn't know why numbers are up".

  Heather Wheeler doesn’t know why numbers are rising. A look back over Tory austerity measures could enlighten her - writes Labour MP Neil Coyle (Bermondsey and Old Southwark) in this...

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No government can allow people to be attacked on its streets. Labour stands for greater security of our population, for the rule of international law and against the use of chemical weapons.

Corbyn and the Russian Threat - A Reflective Approach

  No government can allow people to be attacked on its streets. Labour stands for greater security of our population, for the rule of international law and against the use... Read more

It’s only day two of my guest editorship of LabourList, but I want to break a news rule and look back at the last couple of days.

The weekend opinion polls didn’t get the coverage they deserved. Usually, any sign that Labour led by Jeremy Corbyn is slipping gets the widest possible airing. But three opinion polls were largely greeted by silence.

Diane Abbott edits Labour List - Survation give Labour a Massive Lead in the Polls

It’s only day two of my guest editorship of LabourList, but I want to break a news rule and look back at the last couple of days. The weekend opinion... Read more

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Ahead of the centenary of women over 30 achieving the right to vote on Tuesday, Labour’s female shadow cabinet members give their thoughts on what women’s suffrage means to them.

The Labour Party is proud to have a gender-balanced shadow cabinet and to have more women MPs than all other parties put together.

Labour Celebrates Centenary of Women's Suffrage

  Ahead of the centenary of women over 30 achieving the right to vote on Tuesday, Labour’s female shadow cabinet members give their thoughts on what women’s suffrage means to... Read more

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The Labour Party takes complaints of sexual harassment very seriously. We understand that for those who have experienced sexual harassment, coming forward can be extremely difficult. We are continually reviewing our procedures to ensure that the process for making a complaint is suitable and as easy as possible.

An update on our procedure for dealing with complaints of sexual harassment

  The Labour Party takes complaints of sexual harassment very seriously. We understand that for those who have experienced sexual harassment, coming forward can be extremely difficult. We are continually... Read more

 
Happy New Year

In 2017 we provided an alternative to the Tories' failed system — and in the General Election, millions joined our cause.

But with a weak and divided Tory Government still failing the many, in 2018 our mission is to give our people the support and security they need so that we can deliver real change:
 
 
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We are now the political mainstream and a government in waiting prepared for the next General Election whenever it comes.

The hope of a new Britain, which works for the many, not the few, is closer than ever before. Together, Rosemary, we will deliver it.

Jeremy Corbyn
Leader of the Labour Party

Happy New Year - 2018

  Happy New YearIn 2017 we provided an alternative to the Tories' failed system — and in the General Election, millions joined our cause.But with a weak and divided Tory...

Labour policies promote skills & new technology

The UK’s sustained growth between 1997 and 2008 was fuelled by the importance of skills and new technology. Rather than just austerity, the government should focus on building human capital... Read more

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RESPONSES TO THE BUDGET

For the first time in modern history, British economic growth is predicted to fall below 2 per cent in every forecast year. Thus the UK is facing the longest fall in living standards since records began.

Better off with the Tory Budget?

  RESPONSES TO THE BUDGET For the first time in modern history, British economic growth is predicted to fall below 2 per cent in every forecast year. Thus the UK... Read more

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