As the TUC prepares to meet in conference, we celebrate its great history. The TUC is 150 years old this year- a century and a half at the heart of the Labour movement. Strong unions are essential to the lives and living standards of working people. There's no doubt that we'll need it for the … Continue reading The TUC is 150 years old this year. Here’s to the next century and a half. #TUC150
Today is polling day – for Leeds City Council elections, and also for West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner. We’re asking you to vote Labour in both elections. Labour is standing on its record of achievement – and its commitment to the future: - on its record in working for a strong local economy - … Continue reading Labour’s vision for Leeds – A strong economy and a compassionate city. Vote today
Why should you vote Labour on May 5? Because the Labour Council has been working hard to improve the employment chances of local people. • Leeds City Council, John Lewis and Hammerson signed an Employment and Skills Charter, marking their commitment to support Leeds residents to access new employment opportunities created through the £165 million … Continue reading Leeds Labour Council: providing skills programmes and employment support so our citizens can prosper
Unsure of your next steps after exam results? Interested in apprenticeships opportunities? Then you can’t afford to miss LEEDS APPRENTICESHIP INFORMATION EVENING Monday 13 July 2015 Leeds Town Hall 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. This is an event for young people, parents and carers. It’s an event which could lead to a ‘proper job’ with … Continue reading Leeds Apprenticeship Information Evening, Monday 13 July – once-a-year event, don’t miss out.
It’s polling day tomorrow. So on your last day of decision – here’s a reminder of what Labour is pledging. But also, remember, it’s a local election here in Leeds. So here’s a reminder, too, of what Labour in office locally has achieved. Labour’s manifesto is here – and we’ve provided links to all the … Continue reading VOTE ALEX SOBEL TODAY – For Leeds NW, for Leeds, for Britain: Labour’s message of Hope and Change – and protecting the weak and vulnerable
Labour is ready to hit the ground running after May 7. Ed Milband has revealed the 10 bills which would make up Labour’s first Queen’s Speech. These are bills which Labour has ready to go. They’re a combination of key election pledges and promises – a serious programme for government, both short and longer-term. They … Continue reading An Agenda for change and hope – Labour’s first Queen’s Speech revealed
The LibDem/Tory Coalition’s attitude to the young has been nasty – and cynical. The young don’t vote – so we can ignore them. Or worse, we can allow them to bear the brunt of the economic mess in which the banks landed us all. As we reported recently, Labour’s approach is very different – characterised … Continue reading Jobs, skills, training and apprenticeships – Leeds Labour Council shows what Labour’s commitment to young people means.
Young people have borne the brunt of the LibDem/Tory Coalition’s policies and cuts. Labour is determined that Britain will be a country ‘ where young people are supported in pursuit of a better future. Where no young person is left behind due to low pay, discrimination or a lack of opportunity. A country where the … Continue reading Labour’s manifesto for Young People: apprenticeships, votes, housing, tuition fees and much more
Today Sadiq Khan launched Labour’s Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic manifesto - setting out our better plan to break down the barriers that still face many people from ethnic minority backgrounds. As Sadiq said “Although we have made huge progress as a nation since my parents first moved to the UK in the 1960’s, there is … Continue reading Tackling pay gap, ethnic minority representation, hate crime – including Islamophobia: Labour’s BAME manifesto
George Osborne recently announced ‘plans’ for the North – especially on transport. Coalition members, including our own LibDem MP, hailed these as ‘revolutionary’. That’s a strange way of describing a set of plans cobbled together in pre-election haste. All they amount to are some re-announcements and reviews for totally unfunded projects – that the Government … Continue reading LibDem/Tory Coalition’s ‘revolutionary’ transport ‘plans’ for the North: Labour delivers for young people here in Leeds