Campaign news archive - September 2016

LP Conference Report

LP Conference Report By Claire Wadey Labour Party conference was in uproar first thing this morning (Tuesday 27th September) following some good, old-fashioned management - one delegate called it “gerrymandering” by the platform, under the guidance of outgoing NEC Chair, USDAW’s Paddy Lillis.
The NEC has proposed various rule changes to conference, some of which are hotly contested as they tilt the balance on the incoming NEC, and the Conference Arrangements Committee (CAC) had decided to take them all in one vote. Very many delegates objected to this, reference back was moved on the CAC report (effectively rejecting the proposal) and the mover, Manuel Cortes of the TSSA, called for a card vote, as is the mover’s right under Labour’s established rules. Paddy Lillis repeated refused to put the CAC report to a card vote and went ahead with a vote on a show of hands - where it is impossible to tell the weight of affiliates’ votes - and then declared it carried. [continue...]

Jeremy Corbyn - the reboot

Mike Phipps (Brent Central CLP) and Sue Lukes (Islington North CLP) suggest five priorities for the Labour leader following his re-election [continue...]

Ronnie Draper Reinstated

Ronnie Draper Reinstated The General Secretary of the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers’ Union has been reinstated after trumped up charges to suspend him from the Labour Party and not allow him to vote in the leadership election were dropped. [continue...]

Let’s get Corbyn Back in to Get the Tories Out

Let’s get Corbyn Back in to Get the Tories Out
LRC Meeting at TUC Conference [continue...]

Come to LRC Conference!

Come to LRC Conference! Transforming our Party to Transform our Society

Discussion will be on four main Themes:
• Peace
• Equality
• Socialism
• Environment [continue...]

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