Local elections : all out for Labour!

17th April 2018 shoreditchadmin2 0

This year’s local elections in Britain conclude in just over two weeks, with voters in main metropolitan areas including London, Birmingham, Manchester and Newcastle as well as other urban areas across the country going to the polls.

Corbyn is correct to support a customs union with the EU

26th February 2018 shoreditchadmin2 0

Jeremy Corbyn, in his speech in Coventry today, called for the UK to be in a permanent customs union with the EU and for Britain to have a say in negotiating the bloc’s future trade deals. This move by Labour simultaneously reflects Labour’ economic priority to defend jobs and living standards and will place the Tory government under huge pressure to follow suit.

Labour’s leftwards shift is why it is advancing

10th January 2018 shoreditchadmin2 0

The Labour Party has started 2018 on an excellent footing. It is consistently ahead of the Tories in opinion polls – a lead it has now maintained for most of the past six months following the June 2017 general election. If another election took place at present Jeremy Corbyn is well positioned to become Prime Minister.

Corbyn’s pledge to scrap tuition fees puts Tories on back foot

22nd September 2017 Socialist Action 0

By Fiona Edwards

One of the most popular policies put forward by Labour at the General Election in June was Jeremy Corbyn’s pledge to scrap tuition fees. It is a policy which is transforming the political debate on higher education. After 20 years of escalating attacks on education and a political consensus that burdening students with mortgage sized debts is the way to fund higher education, this bold new approach for free, publicly funded education at all levels has set the agenda and put the Tories on the defensive.