In My View….by Thomas Chauhan of South East Cornwall Labour Party People in work are now more likely than ever to live in poverty. Since 2008, real terms wages across the country have seen a sharp decline. This, matched with cuts to benefits and the roll out of universal credit, has left many low-earners struggling … Continue reading Rewarding those in work, not penalising us
In My View... By Dr Jan Macfarlane, Health & Social Care Coordinator, South East Cornwall Labour Most readers will have an opinion about the current state of the NHS. Some will have recent experience as patients or relatives, and those anecdotal experiences may be of wonderful caring treatment or instances where things did not go … Continue reading Our NHS: a huge budget shortfall and unmet need
In My View... by Dr Patrick O'Sullivan, Energy and Environment Coordinator, South-East Cornwall Labour Thirty years after space scientist James Hansen’s key speech to the US Senate, the world may finally be gearing up to combat climate change. Following pioneer action by Swedish schoolgirl Greta Thunberg, schoolchildren in ten countries, including the UK, have staged … Continue reading Climate Emergency: what can we do?
Following our petition against school cuts, presented to our local MP at a march and rally in November, Mrs Murray wrote to many of those who had signed. Our Campaign Coordinator responds... Dear Supporter ... Thank you for signing our petition to the government on fair funding for schools between June and November last year. … Continue reading A Reply to Our MP on School Cuts
On 6th February, a group of us from South-East Cornwall Labour gathered at The Echo Centre in Liskeard to listen to the stories of local people living with a range of different disabilities. We were shocked by what we heard about the treatment of disabled people in our society today; and deeply impressed by the … Continue reading A Moving Experience