The country’s oldest surviving Clarion House has been undergoing some much needed renovation work thanks, in part, to the Big Lottery Fund, and the building now has a new plaque to adorn its newly refurbished walls.
ILP members and friends gathered at the Circle conference centre in Sheffield at the end of June for the first in a series of one-day workshops on ‘Unbalanced Britain’.
Blue Labour thinkers, supporters and activists met at Nottingham University on 5 July to discuss ‘The Strength of Association: in the Family, Community and Workplace’.
“The last half century has seen a fundamental shift in attitudes to work,” argues author Rory O’Kelly in a new Chartist ebook examining the new political approach to work and welfare.
The ILP’s role in promoting workers’ rights and pacifism in Devon during World War One will feature in a new documentary to be shown on BBC One South West next Monday, 2 June.
A new website has been launched to link groups in Leeds who are working to make the world a better place.
A new online, interactive source of information about trade unions has been created by Union Insurance, the company that provides policies for union members, working people and their families.
A new book from Dexter Whitfield exposes how austerity policies in Europe and North America have fuelled the fire of recession rather than stimulated growth.
A new information hub, library and resource centre for the Yorkshire co-operative movement opened its doors in Sheffield last month.
Labour and Co-op Party MP Jim Dobbin this week called for community co-ops to be given a greater role on local enterprise partnerships and better understanding and support the business community.