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 Rich Clarke, Economics Coordinator, South East Cornwall Labour I have lived on the Rame peninsula all my life. Sheryll Murray and I have always got on well, and one thing we should be able to agree on is not destroying what makes us a decent society. Our MP tells constituents Britain … Continue reading Mending Broken Britain
In My View... by Rich Clarke of South East Cornwall Labour Party Millbrook village hall was full of tears. We were watching a film called I, Daniel Blake. Many of the audience had voted Lib Dem or Conservative; but we were all struck by the film’s portrayal of a guy who wanted to work, who … Continue reading Labour’s Vision of a Prosperous Economy that Works for All
At a meeting on Tuesday 13th September the CLP discussed a number of Contemporary Motions to Conference. 30 members talked with great passion about the NHS, the proliferation of academy schools, a new economic programme for prosperity and council housing building. We supported 4 out of 5 of the motions tabled and chose the council … Continue reading Motions to Conference 2016
To quote Harold Wilson, 'a week is a long time in politics' and what a week it has been for Labour supporters in Cornwall... On Saturday 30th August over 300 people squeezed into Liskeard Public Hall to hear John McDonnell discuss Labour's New Economics.