Cameron is governing from the shadows: Tom Watson on Labour’s plans to bring government into the light

Yesterday the Tories rushed out 36 written ministerial statements and 424 government documents in one day – containing among much else announcements - that three quarters of those affected by bedroom tax have cut back on food according to the DWP, - that there has been a 45% rise in the number of homeless families … Continue reading Cameron is governing from the shadows: Tom Watson on Labour’s plans to bring government into the light

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Wanted -100,000 voters. Leeds could be missing a full constituency on new electoral registration figures

On 1 December changes in the way voters are registered in the UK will finally come into effect. It’s estimated that, nationally, the changes will mean the loss of a million or more voters. That’s in addition to those already missing from the electoral register. We reckon that, here in Leeds, the overall number of … Continue reading Wanted -100,000 voters. Leeds could be missing a full constituency on new electoral registration figures

Jeremy Corbyn launches Yorkshire voter registration campaign in Leeds today – do your bit to ensure democracy in Leeds NW

Jeremy Corbyn, is coming to Leeds today - 29 October. He's coming to launch his voter registration campaign in Yorkshire. He's coming here to Leeds because parts of the City, including Headingley and Weetwood here in Leeds North West, have huge numbers of unregistered voters. If we don't act the democratic deficit here will be … Continue reading Jeremy Corbyn launches Yorkshire voter registration campaign in Leeds today – do your bit to ensure democracy in Leeds NW

Thanks to the Tories, Dec 1 sees the biggest disenfranchisement in British history. Join us on 17 Oct to stop it.

On 1 December 2015, if this Tory Government gets its way, as many as two million people will drop off the electoral register. It will be the biggest disenfranchisement in British history. They will join the 8 million people already missing from the electoral register. That’s 10 million people – 1 in 5 of all … Continue reading Thanks to the Tories, Dec 1 sees the biggest disenfranchisement in British history. Join us on 17 Oct to stop it.