Independent Labour Publications (ILP) is an educational trust, publishing house and pressure group committed to democratic socialism and the success of the democratic socialist Labour Party. The primary aims of its publications are to contribute to political analysis and the development of democratic socialist perspective and policy; to help stimulate a debate within the Labour Party and within society, about ends and means.

The general notions underlying the ILP’s publications policy are those of democratic socialism, which also find reflection in the new Clause IV of the Labour Party and in the arguments used to promote the new clause in Labour Party News ‘Clause IV Special’ Issue Jan/Feb 1995.