I look forward to the day when Ken resumes his rightful place in the Labour Party.
WIRRAL SOUTH AND WALLASEY CLPS are among the latest to affiliate to Jewish Voice for Labour (JVL).
We need to be raising support across the party, unions, Momentum groups etc, now for the proposed rule change from Labour International which would bring back open selection for all parliamentary candidates in advance of every general election.
We took an unorthodox approach, walking around with clippers to cut back overgrown hedges and picking up litter. We also showed we could listen and that we care. It seems to have worked.
Labour is treading a very dangerous road which risks betraying millions in housing need. There will be a heavy political price if it doesn’t change direction.
PARTY MEMBERS in Edinburgh Northern and Leith showed their confidence in Gordon Munro when they selected him to stand again as their Westminster candidate in the next general election.
Campaigners for affiliation had to argue against the syndicalist, ‘RMT alone’, ethos which has developed within the union over the last few decades.
In contrast to the open, organic and nimble development of policy through interaction with grassroots organisations and experts, the National Policy Forum structures appear to be cumbersome and unrepresentative.
UKIP is no more, but its rancorous politics are alive and well. They have found a home in the policies of this government.
We need to train our elected representatives in how to go into government office at whatever level, so that they understand … the obstacles that will be thrown in our way by the establishment, and how we can overcome them.