Corbyn hits the ground running after Tories pick up hundreds of council seats
Saturday 6th May 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Forecasts show poor will suffer if there’s no change in economic policy
posted by Morning Star in Britain
No councils fully controlled by any major party
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
LABOUR suffered local election losses in Wales, official results showed yesterday, but remained the biggest party.
First Minister and Welsh Labour leader Carwyn Jones saw his party lose control of Bridgend, the area he represents in the Assembly, after losing 10 seats.
Crime is on the up with the Tories in power. Yet they continue to make cuts to our police force. Labour will reverse this with extra funds for community-based policing, writes DIANE ABBOTT
posted by Morning Star in Features
THERE is no point in trying to dress up the local election results as positive for Britain’s left.
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell is absolutely right to say the outcome of the vote across Scotland, Wales and some parts of England was mixed, and that Labour won important...
Friday 5th May 2017
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
AGONISING Tory spending cuts have barely put a dent in the deficit, experts at the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) revealed yesterday.
And shadow chancellor John McDonnell was scathing in his condemnation of the Conservatives’ handling of finances.
The government would...
Wednesday 3rd May 2017
CONSTRUCTION bosses warned yesterday that pledges to build more housing will be meaningless if the government bans migrant workers entering Britain after quitting the EU.
The warning against a migrant ban came from the Federation of Master Builders, which pointed out that more than...
Benefit cuts put 70,000 in sheltered accommodation at risk
Monday 1st May 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
LABOUR’S 20-point programme provides the basis for party activists and supporters to take the electoral battle to the Tories.
It encapsulates issues that exercise working people most and argues for policies to benefit the majority rather than the wealthy minority championed by...