LABOUR PARTY CONFERENCE FRINGE: Investment not cuts, time to end Tory austerity #JC4PM

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

Join the Labour Assembly Against Austerity Conference Fringe for a rally with leading progressive figures from across our movement. FEATURING: John McDonnell // Diane Abbott // Rebecca Long-Bailey // Richard Burgon MP // Dave Ward, CWU // Rokhsana Fiaz, Mayor of Newham // Grace Blakeley, New Statesman Economics Correspondent // Huda Elmi, Labour NEC / Maya Goodfellow, writer & activist // Carolyn Jones, IER // Laura Pidcock // Chair: Steve Turner, Unite & LAAA. WHEN Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 5 PM – 7 PM WHERE Charlotte Room, Grand Hotel, Brighton, BN1 2FW Organised by Labour Assembly Against Austerity. Hosted by Unite the Union.

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Sheffield Stands with Corbyn – Unite to End Tory Austerity

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

Sheffield leg of the #StandWithCorbyn – unite to end Tory austerity tour. With: Richard Burgon MP// Chris Peace, Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for North East Derbyshire// Murad Qureshi, Stop the War Coalition// Nadia Jama, co-chair, Sheffield Stand Up to Racism – Local campaigns, speakers and more special guests to be announced! Tory austerity is devastating the country, and cities such as Sheffield are suffering from the housing crisis, deepening poverty, spiralling inequality and cuts that tear our communities apart. Sheffield and all of the country need real change with a Jeremy Corbyn-led Government that will invest in our future. You can register for free here. Date And Time Mon, 16 September, 7pm Location Farm Road Sports & Social Club, Farm Road, Sheffield, S2 2TP Come along to this #StandWithCorbyn event and help make it happen! You can register for free here.

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Stand with Corbyn – Unite to End Tory Austerity (Brighton / TUC)

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

Brighton leg of the #StandWithCorbyn – Unite to end Tory austerity tour. About this Event With members of the Shadow Cabinet plus Mark Serwotka, PCS General Secretary // Ronnie Draper, BFAWU General Secretary // Christine Blower, former NUT General Secretary // Lara McNeil, Youth Rep, Labour NEC // Roger McKenzie, UNISON Assistant General Secretary // Steve Turner, Unite Assistant General Secretary. Local speakers and more special guests TBA! Public meeting & Brighton leg of the #StandWithCorbyn tour during TUC – open to all. Reserve your place today for free here. Date And Time Tue, 10 September, 6.30pm Location Hilton Brighton Metropole, Kings Road, Brighton, BN1 2FU

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ARISE: A Festival of Labour’s Left Ideas – 2019 dates announced!

Friday, January 18th, 2019

Provision dates for Arise 2019 have now been set – We’ll back again on June 21st & June 22nd for another weekend of people powered politics!  Arise is a vital platform for activists to come together, discuss and get behind the progressive ideas that fuel the Labour party under Jeremy Corbyn  – with workshops and rallies led by front-bench Labour MPs, senior trade unionists, front line activists, journalists, academics, social media experts and authors in a friendly and informative environment.

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Richard Burgon: End of austerity? The justice department knows that’s a lie

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

Austerity is over. That’s what Theresa May claimed at this year’s Tory conference – but if that were true for justice, everyone in the sector would breathe a huge sigh of relief. People and services are at breaking point having faced harsh cuts for eight years. And as Shadow Justice Secretary, I know there is sadly no relief in sight. Just weeks after the Prime Minister’s claims, the Institute of Fiscal Studies produced its Green Budget report, which shows justice still remains the most cut department of all – down 40% in the decade to 2020. It is those Tory cuts that have unleashed an unprecedented crisis in our prisons and wider justice system. As the IFS noted: “One public service very much showing signs of strain is the prison system. Spending on prisons fell by more than a fifth between 2009?10 and 2016?17, while the prison population remained broadly constant… Over this period of spending cuts, service quality inside prisons has markedly deteriorated.” Local law centres that deal with defending people’s essential housing, employment and welfare rights and youth offender teams have been just as badly hit. Our communities have paid the price for those cuts. Worryingly, far from […]

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CONFERENCE: Stand With Corbyn – Unite to End Tory Austerity.

Sunday, September 9th, 2018

The Labour Assembly Against Austerity Annual Conference: ‘Stand With Corbyn – Unite to End Tory Austerity’ is taking place on October 27th at Student Central, Central London. It’s a fantastic opportunity to hear from leading figures in the Labour movement as they put forward Labour’s progressive programme for Government and show that Jeremy Corbyn is a Prime Minister in Waiting. October 27th – Get your tickets here!

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