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Labour conference: Brexit and freedom of movement not to be voted on

By Pete Radcliff, Broxtowe Momentum

Big disappointment that freedom of movement was not discussed at Party conference. Conferences should be about debating differences not only giving predictable 99 percent near universal acclamations. 233 more words

Posted By JD

Labour would re-nationalise Royal Mail, railways, water and energy

A Labour government would bring contracts signed under the Private Finance Initiative back into the public sector, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has announced.

Mr McDonnell told Labour’s annual conference in Brighton that it was a ‘scandal’ that PFI deals will see nearly £200 billion paid to private companies from the public sector over the next few decades. 459 more words

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Subaltern Labour

Many revolutionary socialists are joining the Labour Party in Britain to support and take forward what has been called the ‘Corbyn Revolution’, the upswing of activity and hope that has accompanied the election and re-election of Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the party and then his success in taking the party close to victory in the 2017 general election. 2,456 more words

'The Right to Justice': political slogan or something more sinister?

Right to justice report

The Right to Justice (Fabian Policy Report, September 2017 http://www.fabians.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Bach-Commission_Right-to-Justice-Report-WEB.pdf) (the Report) produced by an informal ‘Commission’ chaired by a labour politician (Willy Bach) provides a snappy – and potentially sinister – politician’s title for a serious subject. 2,007 more words

Bach Report

Unite calls for youth affairs minister to coordinate policies for young people

Video of the presentation plus Q&A from yesterday’s fringe meeting at the Labour Party conference. Thanks to Nick Robinson

A call has been made for a youth affairs minister to coordinate services for young people across government by Unite, the country’s largest union.  463 more words

In Defence

Zero-Hours - Labour's Failure - and Modern Slavery

A friend of mine has said that since Labour lost the last election – things have got far worse for most ordinary workers on ‘zero hours’ contracts. 391 more words

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