Today we are publishing Labour’s final year policy consultation documents which will ultimately become Labour’s policy programme and the foundation for our offer to the electorate in 2015. We all know the damage that this Government is doing. We see it every week when we knock on doors. Working people on average £1600 a year worse off. Families distraught about the bedroom tax. Kids without food at the end of the month. Too many young people without a job. We […]
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Today’s publications of the Labour Party’s final year policy documents opens up a wide range of issues for debate and decision by the whole Party. Amendments can be offered by affiliates and CLPs by June 13th. The National Policy Forum on 18th...
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