Write for LabourList

LabourList welcomes ideas for articles from across the Labour movement. We receive dozens of pitches each week so unfortunately we are not able to reply to everyone, although we will always try to do so.

What should I send? 

Please summarise your idea in no more than 150 words, include a possible headline and author photo. Send with your name, email address and telephone number to [email protected]

What material is LabourList interested in?

All of these subjects and more are legitimate topics for LabourList articles:

  • News and current affairs
  • The internal workings of the party
  • Campaigns
  • What’s going on in your local area
  • The activity and policies of our opponents

All posts must have clear relevance to the Labour Party — or have a Labour “twist”. What is the party doing right, or wrong? How should Labour be looking differently at something? Why was a certain event significant? The more interesting and thought-provoking, the better.

Why are ideas accepted or rejected?

If your post idea clearly convey one or more of the following then you are much more likely to be commissioned to write up the full post for publication on LabourList.

  • An original idea or opinion
  • Makes a single, clear argument
  • Something which has not been discussed on LabourList before

Conversely, these are common reasons why we reject ideas:

  • Something which has been covered repeatedly on LabourList and/or elsewhere
  • Material not obviously related to the Labour Party or current affairs
  • Incoherent writing

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