Labour Councillor, Jayne Kirkham, reports back on the Councillors’ briefing on Universal Credit (UC) held on Thursday 22 February. 
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Horrifying Projections for Universal Credit

Labour Councillor, Jayne Kirkham, reports back on the Councillors’ briefing on Universal Credit (UC) held on Thursday 22 February.  Read more

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In light of evidence being revealed about the background to Work Capability Assessments and the welfare state’s treatment of people with disabilities, it is worth recalling a whole section of the original aims to remove people from disability living allowance who can go back to work: Reasonable Adjustments in the workplace and working against discrimination in the recruitment process.

Benefits of Balancing an Inclusive Workplace with a Fair Welfare State

In light of evidence being revealed about the background to Work Capability Assessments and the welfare state’s treatment of people with disabilities, it is worth recalling a whole section of... Read more

For Discussion, this motion has not been passed by Truro & Falmouth CLP.

This motion was passed by North Cornwall CLP on the 6th February 2018. North Cornwall CLP would like all 6 CLPs pass this motion and that it is then put forward to Cornwall Labour. Your comments are welcome.

Democracy Review – Towards a Cornwall Labour Party

For Discussion, this motion has not been passed by Truro & Falmouth CLP. This motion was passed by North Cornwall CLP on the 6th February 2018. North Cornwall CLP would... Read more

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Remembering the rough sleeper who died at the doors of the Houses of Parliament last week. All rough sleepers have a story, and being made homeless can happen to anyone.

Every Rough Sleeper has a Story

Remembering the rough sleeper who died at the doors of the Houses of Parliament last week. All rough sleepers have a story, and being made homeless can happen to anyone.... Read more

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Strike for Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS): University & College Union's (UCU) higher education committee says serious and sustained industrial action is required in the face of damaging proposals from the employers which would effectively destroy the USS pension scheme. Over a four week period lecturers are due to take industrial action, for 2 days, 3 days, 4 days and finally the whole week.

Universities Across the Country due to Strike over Pensions

Strike for Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS): University & College Union's (UCU) higher education committee says serious and sustained industrial action is required in the face of damaging proposals from the... Read more

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Apparently KoKo’s (the recently appointed Lord High Executioner in Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado) ‘I’ve Got a Little List’ of ‘society offenders who never will be missed’ is the most parodied of Gilbert’s lyrics. In 1992 Peter Lilley MP, the then social security secretary, recited his version at the Conservative Party Conference. Lilley’s list included: ‘benefit offenders who I'll soon be rooting out and who never would be missed ...

I've 'Got a Little List'

Apparently KoKo’s (the recently appointed Lord High Executioner in Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado) ‘I’ve Got a Little List’ of ‘society offenders who never will be missed’ is the most parodied... Read more

Massive congratulations to Jo and Chris for a fantastic win in Penryn West tonight. Nobody seems to even remember the last time we had a Labour Councillor on Penryn Town Council, and now we have two!

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Labour Win in Penryn West

Massive congratulations to Jo and Chris for a fantastic win in Penryn West tonight. Nobody seems to even remember the last time we had a Labour Councillor on Penryn Town... Read more

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#ValentinesDay #justiceforgrenfell #toriesout #VoteLabour

Happy Valentine's Day

Yesterday the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) outdid itself.  As Anoosh Chakelian wrote: ‘nothing says love like perpetuating the damaging societal myth of benefit scroungers via a cutesy gif’. She was referring to the following tweet by @dwppressoffice: 

A Tale of Two Valentines

#ValentinesDay #justiceforgrenfell #toriesout #VoteLabour Happy Valentine's Day Yesterday the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) outdid itself.  As Anoosh Chakelian wrote: ‘nothing says love like perpetuating the damaging societal myth of benefit... Read more

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The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has splashed out more than £100 million in a cruel and callous attempt to deny disabled people the benefits they desperately need, damning new figures show.

DWP splash out more than £100m trying to deny disabled people vital benefits

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has splashed out more than £100 million in a cruel and callous attempt to deny disabled people the benefits they desperately need, damning... Read more

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Our economy is rigged in favour of a wealthy elite. Labour will put it back in the hands of the many, not the few.

Our economy is rigged in favour of a wealthy elite

Our economy is rigged in favour of a wealthy elite. Labour will put it back in the hands of the many, not the few. Read more

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