Our members should have received this email from Dom Collins of the Regional Office today, but just in case...

PPC Selection Hustings: A Message To All Members

Our members should have received this email from Dom Collins of the Regional Office today, but just in case... Read more

The importance of dis/enfranchisement: On International Women’s Day #IWD2018 and in the year celebrating 100 years since 8.5 million (40%) of women in the UK were first able to vote it seems pertinent to write about the possible dis-enfranchisement of millions. Last month I wrote a short story highlighting (I hope) the importance of votes for all and some detail of the struggle for it. Here it is if you’d like to read it.

Votes for All (OR Not)

The importance of dis/enfranchisement: On International Women’s Day #IWD2018 and in the year celebrating 100 years since 8.5 million (40%) of women in the UK were first able to vote it seems... Read more

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: Towards a Cornwall Labour party 

This CLP believes that the Labour Group Leader at Cornwall Council should be elected by all Labour members in Cornwall.
  

Democracy Review – Towards a Cornwall Labour Party

For Discussion, this motion has not been passed by Truro & Falmouth CLP: Towards a Cornwall Labour party  This CLP believes that the Labour Group Leader at Cornwall Council should be... 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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