A very big "Thank You " to everyone who helped to make the Lostwithiel Labour May Fundraiser such a fantastic success. It was really encouraging to get such a good turn out and to see so many members from other branches and our neighbouring constituencies. Many pasties were eaten, drinks drunk, delicious home-made cakes kept … Continue reading Lostwithiel Music Fundraiser Great Success!
With Brexit negotiations still gridlocked, the UK remains a member of the EU, and therefore the EU Elections on May 23rd give us an opportunity to vote for 6 UK South West Region MEPs. Our region currently has one Labour MEP, Clare Moody, who is standing for re-election; it would be good to see more. … Continue reading Lostwithiel Labour News May 2019
Labour canvassing and campaigning throughout S E Cornwall Constituency is now well underway; given how uncertain the political situation is at the moment, it’s probably just as well! No immediate sign of a General Election, but it’s one of many possibilities being discussed to try to resolve the Government’s self-made Brexit shambles, so be prepared. … Continue reading Lostwithiel Labour News April 2019
Really, where to start? Both of the main political parties are in turmoil, with MPs walking out. A hard no-deal Brexit threatens at the end of this month unless enough MPs of both parties support either a deal remaining in the Customs Union to protect trade and jobs, as Labour put forward, or a ‘People’s … Continue reading Lostwithiel Labour News March 2019
At our February meeting, we heard from S E Cornwall campaign organiser Rich Clarke how having an active local Labour membership and presence on the ground in Cornwall has made a huge difference to Labour’s share of the vote in all Cornish constituencies, overtaking the Liberal Democrat vote in the 2017 election. Labour members in … Continue reading Lostwithiel Labour News February 2019