Labour Party: Corbyn Vows to Banish Anti-Semitism

Jeremy Corbyn has written in today's Evening Standard ahead of his meeting with the Board of Deputies of British Jews and the Jewish Leadership Council. In the piece he explains how he intends to deal with the issue of anti-Semitism within the Labour Party. https://www.standard.co.uk/comment/comment/jeremy-corbyn-what-i-m-doing-to-banish-antisemitism-from-the-labour-party-a3821961.html

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Brexit: It’s the Little Things

In his latest blog post, the leader of the EPLP, Richard Corbett has highlighted a large number of problems that the UK will face upon leaving the EU. However, in this piece he's looking at some of the smaller issues that you may not have even considered. https://www.richardcorbett.org.uk/long-list-little-things/

By Elections: 12/04/18

Last night there were 3 by elections throughout the entirety of the UK. Remember that in 3 weeks there will 33 in Leeds alone - please come and help us #KeepLeedsLabour https://twitter.com/britainelects/status/984563706104352770 https://twitter.com/britainelects/status/984556443155222528 https://twitter.com/britainelects/status/984558709002076162 In summation - not a good night for the Tories who lost ground in every election. Let's hope this trend continues … Continue reading By Elections: 12/04/18

NHS: Day of Action 14/04/18

Tomorrow in Leeds people will be gathering from all over Yorkshire (and beyond) to march in protest at the treatment our NHS is suffering under this Tory government and their persistent ideology of austerity. Details of the Facebook event can be found here. It is not going to be easy for the next Labour government … Continue reading NHS: Day of Action 14/04/18

Brexit: New Statesman vs Daily Mail

The New Statesman has printed a story today about the 'snowflakes' at the Daily Mail getting their knickers in a twist about the outsourcing of the new UK passport manufacture to France. One point worth pointing out is that the UK company that lost the contract currently makes passports and currency for countries across the … Continue reading Brexit: New Statesman vs Daily Mail

Education: Hammond Reported for False Statements

Labour has reported the Chancellor to the statistics watchdog after he wrongly claimed that school spending is going up. In his Spring Statement Philip Hammond repeated claims made by the Education Secretary which had already led to a formal rebuke and retraction. https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/chancellor-statistics-watchdog-false-claims-12217002