Posts Tagged ‘CLGA’

Elections to Labour’s national executive: do you want a member-led party or don’t you?

by Phil Burton-Cartledge.

When I’ve finished writing this blog post, I’ll be heading over to my inbox to send my National Executive Committee votes off for Yasmine Dar, Rachel Garnham and Jon Lansman. For obvious reasons this internal contest has been portrayed as pro-Jez or anti-Jez; you’re either for him or against him. Yet it’s worth remembering this […]

Alice Perry and Jim McMahon’s report from Labour’s July executive

by Alice Perry.

Local government representatives on Labour’s National Executive Committee, Alice Perry and Jim McMahon, report on the National Executive Committee meeting on July 21st. Acting Leader’s report and general discussions Acting Leader Harriet Harman’s report sparked a lively debate on a number of issues including welfare reform, Syria, the leadership contest and the importance of party unity […]

NEC elections: nominations show a shift to the left

by Jon Lansman.

The close of nominations for candidates for election to Labour’s national executive revealed that the Left has improved its position compared with two years ago, although fewer nominations were received – 1377 altogether from 288 constituency parties (CLPs) compared with 2105 from 431 CLPs in 2012.  Overall, candidates backed by the Centre-Left Grassroots Alliance (CLGA) again […]

In defence of slates

by Conrad Landin.

It’s spring of an even year, and time therefore for an excess of self-promotion on social media. Why on earth, I hear you cry. Because in a few months time ballot papers will hit the doormats of two hundred thousand Labour members, for that most glamorous of glamorous elections: for members’ reps on Labour’s national […]

Centre Left candidates for Labour’s executive launch their campaign

by Jon Lansman.

Six candidates backed by the Centre Left Grassroots Alliance today launched their campaign to be elected to Labour’s national executive committee as constituency party representatives. Constituency parties have until 20 June to make up to six nominations. All six stood at the last elections in 2012, and between them received 47% of the votes of […]

Centre Left bids for policy-making power

by Jon Lansman.

Whilst the eyes of the media are focused on the Leadership election, nominations also open this week for other important elections.  A Left slate is emerging for both Labour’s National Executive Committee (NEC) and the National Policy Forum (NPF).  The most significant of these is the NPF election: for the first time, this will be […]

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