Posts Tagged ‘Katy Clark’

This could be the last ditch for Labour in Scotland, and the answer isn’t Murphy

by Jon Lansman.

This morning’s poll in the  the Daily Record sums up the problem Scottish Labour  faces whoever wins the leadership positions: SNP 46%, Labour 24%, Tories 17%, Lib Dem 6%, Others 8%. So what’s the answer? Nicola Sturgeon in her first speech as SNP leader this weekend clearly sought to position the SNP to the left of Labour. Whilst […]

CAC election will be crucial, speakers tell conference rally

by Conrad Landin.

A packed rally heard last night that delegates have a real chance to re-claim Labour conference for members and meaningful discussion – the election of the conference arrangements committee (CAC). At CLPD’s opening fringe meeting, delegates heard from CAC candidates Pete Willsman and Katy Clark MP, alongside Diane Abbott, Michael Meacher, Young Labour’s Michelle Collins, […]

How YOUR vote is cast for the conference arrangements committee

by Conrad Landin.

Labour’s constituency branches are increasingly wondering what the point of sending delegates is at all – last year, a whole quarter of constituency branches (CLPs) voted with their feet, and didn’t turn up at all. That’s a quarter of CLPs disenfranchised from numerous votes – but proper participation in conference requires mandating of conference delegates […]

CAC: The election that could get winning ideas onto Labour’s agenda

by Conrad Landin.

The deadline for nominating candidates for Labour’s conference arrangements committee (CAC) has passed – and September’s party conference will see battle lines drawn between party democracy champions Katy Clark MP and Pete Willsman, and two parliamentary whips, Heidi Alexander and Tom Blenkinsop. But it’s not too late to make sure your vote is cast for […]

Labour must talk about Trident, Commons meeting told

by Newsdesk.

A report from Labour CND Our ‘Cutting Trident’ public meeting at the House of Commons on 4th December saw the overwhelming case made for Labour to pledge its opposition to replacing the Trident nuclear weapon system at the next General Election, and urged the party to open up to the debate in the coming months. […]

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