Category - labour party

  • July 8, 2015

    Plaid Cymru's treasury spokesperson has responded to the Chancellor's budget today by warning that tens of thousands of workers in Wales remain trapped in a low income economy.

  • April 4, 2015

    Thousands of people have marched through Glasgow today, calling for an end to Trident nuclear weapons at a time of growing poverty.

  • January 16, 2015

    NGO welcomes Labour leader Ed Miliband’s acknowledgement of 2015 as a crucial year in the battle against acute global poverty and climate change.

  • January 1, 2015

    Can a general election deliver meaningful political change in 2015? If not, how else can we campaign for a better society? Can we use the election to push the political narrative in unexpected directions?

  • November 22, 2014

    Welcome to the baffling world of political priorities in 2014.

  • September 26, 2014

    The Fair Admissions Campaign has revealed startling new insight about the extent to which selection by faith leads to greater socio-economic segregation in England’s school system.

  • June 6, 2014

    Support is growing within Labour for the idea that the party should oppose the renewal of Trident. The decision is due in 2016. Polls consistently show a majority of British voters opposed to Trident. Religious groups, including fairly middle-of-the-road churches, are speaking out against it. Protests at nuclear bases are increasing. Will Ed Miliband have the courage to listen to the majority of the public rather than senior Labour figures who are stuck in the 1980s?

  • March 25, 2014

    Conservative MPs frequently say that the Conservatives are the party of ‘hardworking people’, and the Labour Party is ‘the party of welfare’. It’s said as an accusation, an insult, and many Labour MPs take it as such, attempting to deny the charge as if it’s something to be ashamed of.

  • March 17, 2014

    Green politicians have responded to Labour Party leader Ed Miliband's recent pronouncements on a potential EU referendum.

  • March 15, 2014

    When my radio alarm clock woke me yesterday morning, I was unsurprised but deeply saddened to hear of the death of Tony Benn.