Labour Party

Labour Party Conference 2021: Locking the Left out for good?

Starmer’s overriding goal in 2021 is to lock the party’s left wing out of power for good.

Dave Stockton  ·  01 October 2021

Labour purge is price for Corbyn’s failure to confront bureaucracy

NEC purge signals end of left's attempt to wrest control of the party

Peter Main  ·  27 August 2021

Where is Starmer steering Labour?

This year's annual conference presents a last chance for the Labour left to regroup and reassess its priorities

Tim Nailsea  ·  27 August 2021

Defy Labour’s anti-socialist purge!

RF Political Committee Right wing members of Labour’s National Executive Committee (NEC) are proposing a motion to expel members of four leftwing organisations who have opposed Keir Starmer’s leadership and the witch-hunt of anti-Zionists and Marxists. While the total number of members is small, the proposal to ‘proscribe’ (i.e. ban) Socialist Appeal is a reference […]

Red Flag  ·  20 July 2021

Momentum’s Refounding Convention – not the process we need

Momentum's biggest problem is not structural but political.

Urte March  ·  28 June 2021

How the Hartlepool by-election is exposing Starmer

Starmer's "electable" party might lose.

Marcel Rajecky  ·  13 April 2021

Nothing surprising in Starmer’s response to the Spring Budget

Starmer opposes Corporation Tax increase.

Alex Rutherford  ·  11 March 2021

Fighting the witch-hunt in Bristol Labour

“Read the Standing Orders – and understand – that you have no right!”

Tim Nailsea  ·  12 February 2021

Labour’s “loyal opposition” is betraying workers

Unemployment at 7.5% and rising.

Jeremy Dewar  ·  08 February 2021

Why Labour should support the Scots’ right to a referendum

By KD Tait Faced with record levels of support for Scottish independence in the run-up to Holyrood elections in May, Labour leader Keir Starmer has resorted to a tried and busted remedy patented by former Prime Minister Gordon Brown. In a keynote speech on 21 December, Starmer claimed he was offering “a positive alternative to […]

KD Tait  ·  20 January 2021

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