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Class Set Out What’s at Stake at Election 2015

Feb 15th, 2015 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

The Centre for Labour and Social Studies has published a new election guide on the issues of work, pay and unions as part of a series of pamphlets highlighting what’s at stake in the parties’ policies for working people.



Commit to Publicly-Owned Services, Labour Told

Feb 4th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

The We Own It campaign is lobbying for the Labour Party to include a Public Services Users’ Bill in its election manifesto, and calling for all supporters of publicly-owned services to put pressure on Labour’s shadow minister for procurement, Jon Trickett.



‘UKIP’s Poisonous Politics’ is a Real Election Threat

Jan 25th, 2015 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

Anti-racist campaigners Hope not Hate are calling for active and financial support for its general election strategy to defeat ‘UKIP’s poisonous politics’ at the ballot box this May.



GMB Welcomes Labour’s Election Pledges

Jan 25th, 2015 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

The GMB union has welcomed the Labour Party’s election pledges to put working people and trade unionists at the centre of the 2015 general election.



Urgent Appeal from the Working Class Movement Library

Dec 22nd, 2014 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, Lead, News

The Working Class Movement Library in Salford, home to some of the ILP’s archives, has launched an urgent appeal to raise funds.



Labour’s Plan for Government

Dec 9th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

The Labour Party has published its plan for government setting out its commitments in four areas: economy, society, politics and Britain in the world.



Global Justice Now: New Name for WDM

Nov 24th, 2014 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

The World Development Movement will have a new name next year when it is relaunched as Global Justice Now following a vote of the organisation’s members last month.



‘Don’t Let Them Drown,’ cries HOPE not Hate

Nov 3rd, 2014 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

HOPE not Hate has launched a petition condemning the government’s decision to withdraw support for migrant rescue missions in the Mediterranean, describing the stance as “inhumane and unacceptable for a modern civilised country”.



EU Citizens Combine to Oppose Corporate Trade Deals

Oct 21st, 2014 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

More than 250 ‘citizens’ organisations’ from across 22 European countries have joined forces to oppose two controversial transatlantic trade deals currently being negotiated by the European Union.



ILP in Devon on BBC Four

Oct 15th, 2014 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

The ILP’s role in promoting workers’ rights and pacifism in Devon during World War One is currently featuring in a documentary on BBC4, to be shown again this Friday morning and available on iPlayer.