labour party

  • 7 Nov 2011

    Occupy London has welcomed Labour leader Ed Miliband’s recognition that they have something important to add to debates about the economic future.

  • 5 Oct 2011

    An SNP-Labour-Green alliance in Scotland has been mooted, to challenge the most damaging aspects of the Westminster government's welfare changes.

  • 3 Oct 2011

    Many thousands of people marched in Glasgow this weekend to protest against government cuts and call for a just UK-wide economic policy.

  • 30 Sep 2011

    The Equal Love campaign have criticised the Labour Party conference for failing to hold a discussion on giving legal recognition to same-sex marriage.

  • 27 Sep 2011

    I don’t claim to be an expert at making political predictions. Some of my predictions have been woefully off-course. But yesterday (26 September) I made what must surely be the most precise political prediction of my life.

  • 27 Sep 2011

    This week, I spoke about the arms trade at a fringe meeting at the Labour Party annual conference. I urged the Labour Party to move away from the enthusiasm for the arms trade that it has shown in the past and take a stand against the influence of arms companies within government.

  • 27 Sep 2011

    Shadow Trade Minister Wilf Stevenson has said it is "completely bonkers" that the Ministry of Defence lobbies for the interests of private arms companies.

  • 26 Sep 2011

    Ekklesia associate director Symon Hill is speaking at a lunchtime Labour Party conference fringe meeting in Liverpool today, sponsored by the Christian Socialist Movement.

  • 20 Jul 2011

    The Christian Socialist Movement has said that controversies over banking, phone hacking and MPs' expenses all show a failure to exercise power responsibly.

  • 14 Jun 2011

    Disabled people in Britain are facing increasing hostility, a survey revealed in May 2011. The poll was carried out by ComRes for the charity Scope. 56 per cent of the disabled people surveyed said they had experienced hostility, aggression or violence from a stranger because of their condition or impairment, and 58 per cent thought others did not believe that they were disabled. 37 per cent said people’s attitudes towards them have got worse over the past year, while just 15 per cent felt that attitudes had improved.