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Statement on the expulsion of Tony Greenstein and abuse in the Labour Party by Open Labour | 19.02.18 | In: News At Open Labour we have long called for tougher action against racist, prejudiced or abusive behaviour in the party, and in particular for the party and its... Read More
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Statement on NPF Chair election by Open Labour | 17.02.18 | In: News Open Labour is disappointed that the election of the National Policy Forum chair was cancelled. The argument that one week's notice was not given is unusual... Read More
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Carillion’s collapse exposes Tory indifference to those who need public services by Cllr Lisa Banes and Cllr Mark Jones | 11.02.18 | In: Comment Carillion issued its first profit warning on 10th July 2017. Yet it was awarded six further major government contracts, including HS2, in the months following... Read More
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Statement in Support of Ann Black by Open Labour | 09.02.18 | In: News As a two-decade-long voice for party democracy and left policy, Open Labour will continue to support Ann Black and her place on the National Executive... Read More
“People feel forgotten. We have to be a voice for them.” Emma Burnell interviews Ro... by Emma Burnell | 09.02.18 | In: General Poor Rosie Duffield has had to put up with me drunkenly explaining how much her win in Canterbury meant to me more than once over the months she’s been their... Read More
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How should Labour approach regeneration? by Tom Miller | 24.01.18 | In: Comment As a Councillor in Brent I’m not going to lay into the elected members on either side of the Haringey regeneration dispute,  despite the fact that there’s... Read More
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“I have used my teacher’s stare” Emma Burnell interviews Martin Whitfield MP by Emma Burnell | 20.01.18 | In: News Martin Whitfield MP already seems at home in Parliament as we meet for a coffee. This may be less to do with his affinity for the place (in fact he argues that... Read More
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Industrial strategy must reduce inequality by Open Labour | 12.12.17 | In: Comment Government Ministers should be ashamed of their record, instead as we completed the debate on the budget in the House of Commons this week they asked for... Read More
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Open Labour is endorsing parliamentary candidates by Open Labour | 20.11.17 | In: News The Labour Party is now selecting candidates in 70 seats which we wish to win in the next election. Members and supporters have approached Open Labour about an... Read More
There’s something to be said for life experience: Interview with Jo Platt by Emma Burnell | 30.10.17 | In: General While Jo Platt is off buying us both a much-needed coffee from the Portcullis House café, her new boss Angela Rayner walks by, stopping for a quick chat.... Read More
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A practical, socialist alternative to Universal Basic Income? by Open Labour | 21.10.17 | In: Comment What is Labour’s big idea? Despite our bold manifesto at the last election, this is still a question we struggle to answer. We’ve made it clear that we... Read More
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Time for a new D:ream by Open Labour | 12.10.17 | In: Comment I don’t mind a little nostalgia, so the first time at conference this year I heard Things Can Only Get Better, I admit I sang along, danced and laughed... Read More