Building a mass Labour Party

Building a mass Labour Party

It’s hard to believe now, but before the May 2015 general election the Labour Party had 190,000 members. This July, in just 48 hours, over 183,000 more parted with £25 to become registered supporters and vote in the leadership election, the [...]

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Owen Smith: The Coup Candidate

Owen Smith: The Coup Candidate

Perhaps the most telling indicator of the divisions in the Labour Party were the automated suggestions offered by Google in the wake of the Parliamentary Labour Party’s attempted coup, trying to bully Jeremy Corbyn into resigning. “Who is Owen Smith?” [...]

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A battle for Labour’s heart and soul

A battle for Labour’s heart and soul

A civil war has erupted inside the Labour Party, initiated by the party’s minority right wing with the backing of the media. It is a battle between the ordinary labour party members and the anti-democrats in the Parliamentary Labour Party [...]

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Labour: The Broad Church collapses

Labour: The Broad Church collapses

"You don't have the right to lead just because you've been elected". Harriet Harman MP, Camberwell & Peckham Constituency Labour Party meeting, 30 June 2016 Since its inception the Labour Party has talked about being a broad church, by which it means [...]

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Labour Party: Reinstate Nick Wrack

Labour Party: Reinstate Nick Wrack

Nick Wrack has been expelled from the Labour Party, without right of appeal, by a decision of the Executive Committee of Camberwell and Peckham Constituency Labour Party on 27 February. This decision was taken without reference to The Lane ward Labour [...]

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