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New Plaque for Refurbished Clarion House

Aug 19th, 2014 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

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.



Unbalanced Britain: Wealth, Power and Poverty

Jul 16th, 2014 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, Lead, News

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 Gather in Nottingham

Jul 11th, 2014 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

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’.



New E-book Asks ‘What Happened to Work?’

Jun 13th, 2014 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

“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.



ILP in Devon on BBC One

May 27th, 2014 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

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.



New Website for Leeds Social Changers

May 13th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

A new website has been launched to link groups in Leeds who are working to make the world a better place.



A New Timeline for Trade Unions

May 7th, 2014 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

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.



Unmasking Austerity, Finding Alternatives

Apr 22nd, 2014 | By admin | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

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.



Co-op Resource Centre Opens in Sheffield

Mar 25th, 2014 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

A new information hub, library and resource centre for the Yorkshire co-operative movement opened its doors in Sheffield last month.



Labour MP Calls for Greater Role for Co-ops

Mar 14th, 2014 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

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.