Posts under ‘Activism’

Left Futures recommends the following candidates in Momentum’s elections

by James Elliott.

Under Momentum’s new constitution, members have the opportunity to elect twelve people to the National Coordinating Group to represent them. Left Futures is supporting the following candidates in these elections, and encourages all those who are also interested in moving on from internal disputes, building Momentum up to take on the Tories and transform the […]

Peter Willsman reports from Labour’s January executive

by Peter Willsman.

National Executive Committee 24 January 2017 For the second time running, we had a very tranquil NEC. This may be down to the fact that there was very little on the agenda that was controversial. The most noteworthy issues had arisen at the Disputes Panel and Organisation Committee held on the 17 January. I cover […]

Support the Left candidates for Conference Arrangements Committee and National Constitutional Committee!

by Newsdesk.

At the CLP meeting that elects your conference delegates, it is likely that nominations for candidates for Labour’s 2017 internal elections will also be considered. There are two elections this year where CLPs can nominate candidates. The following candidates support the Party leadership and are being backed by the Centre-left Grassroots Alliance and the Campaign […]

Campaign for Socialism candidates Scottish Executive Committee elections

by Newsdesk.

Campaign for Socialism is encouraging all members and supporters to back the below candidates in the upcoming Scottish Executive Committee election. Ballots will start arriving (mostly by email) from the start of January. To help in an individual’s campaign for the SEC, you can contact them directly on the email below.

Martyn Cook reports from November’s National Policy Forum

by Martyn Cook.

Despite having been elected to the NPF as a Scotland CLP rep in 2015, the first full NPF meeting only took place on the 19th and 20th of November in Loughborough. It was a very general meeting and was more focussed on identifying priority issues for the coming months and years. This report is therefore […]

Peter Willsman reports from Labour’s November executive 

by Peter Willsman.

National Executive Committee 22 November 2016 (‘Away Day’) After several very tense and fractious set-tos there was clearly an effort made to have a tranquil NEC for a change. There was nothing faintly controversial on the agenda. The whole ‘Away Day’ was reminiscent of one of the Maharishi meditation sessions. Before reporting on the 22nd […]

Yellow Pages Special at London Labour Party Conference

by Newsdesk.

At Labour’s Regional Conference for London, there is a special edition of Campaign for Labour Party Democracy’s Yellow Pages, which you can download here.  

The Importance of arguing honestly

by Phil Burton-Cartledge.

There’s an interesting article in the latest edition of Progress Magazine. Crowded Ground by Robert Philpot takes a brief survey of the political scene before identifying emerging territory vacated, he claims, by ourselves and our Conservative opponents. He makes some interesting points about May’s flirtation with populism, another thing she borrowed from Ed Miliband. Yes, who knew? But it […]

Members can vote for what ever kind of Momentum they want

by Christine Shawcroft.

The “Corbyn surge” which first began in summer 2015 was made up of people, inside the Labour Party and outside it, who wanted a new kind of politics and recognised that Jeremy embodied it. Most of them were happy to join, or rejoin the Party, but they also wanted more – a social movement which […]

Remembering and Reliving Cable Street, 80 Years On

by Rhea Wolfson.

Last night I had the privilege of commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Cable Street with my local Labour Party watching Dare Devil Rides to Jarama. The play follows the story of a young working class sportsman who is politically awakened through his realisation that those running the race tracks do so only for […]

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