Starmer Outlines Brexit Vision at Leeds Event

Keir Starmer visited Headingley to address local residents about the Brexit process and Labour’s vision for the future. He said that Labour was ready to take up the challenge of the negotiations if a general election takes place within the next two years. He also criticised the Lib Dems for the strategy of simply ‘Rubbing … Continue reading Starmer Outlines Brexit Vision at Leeds Event

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Keir Starmer speaking at Headingley Heart today on Labour and Brexit

If you missed the packed out meeting when Keir Starmer spoke today in Headingley, you can watch him, and the discussion, here. Excellent exposition of Labour's position. https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FHeadingleyCouncillors%2Fvideos%2F1484526578295670%2F&show_text=0&width=560

September’s Brexit vote: Alex Sobel MP draws his red lines

In September Parliament will be voting on the EU Withdrawal Bill also known as the Great Repeal Bill. This is the first piece of legislation relating to the Brexit process to go before Parliament. We know what is in it – it has already had its first token Parliamentary reading. And we know the direction … Continue reading September’s Brexit vote: Alex Sobel MP draws his red lines

McDonnell’s response to Hammond: Only Labour can deliver Brexit for the many

This morning Philip Hammond made his - delayed - Mansion House speech. Its messages were clear - austerity will continue, the Chancellor is not in agreement with the PM over Brexit. John McDonnell has responded - below. 'The Tories have learnt nothing. . . Only a Labour Government will secure a Brexit for the many … Continue reading McDonnell’s response to Hammond: Only Labour can deliver Brexit for the many

L.E.D. burning bright, Please don’t set our house alight: A Cautionary [Brexit] Tale

A local Labour member, Doreen Illingworth, has sent us the following cautionary tale – about flaming L.E.D.s and deregulation. With Theresa May in the USA opening trade negotiations with Trump, this is a tale for our times. Contrary to popular perceptions, in ‘Free trade’ negotiations, tariffs will not be the main part of the agenda. … Continue reading L.E.D. burning bright, Please don’t set our house alight: A Cautionary [Brexit] Tale