After yesterday’s European referendum, politicians of all parties must listen to and respect the vote. Millions of voters have rejected a political establishment that has left them behind. Communities that have been hardest hit by government cuts and economic failure have voted against the status quo. Continue reading Leaving the EU
The British people voted to leave the European Union. Momentum, which campaigned to remain in the EU to transform the EU, respects the decision taken by the electorate. Continue reading UK leaving the EU
Tonight Frances O’Grady is going to be taking part in BBC One’s EU Referendum: The Great Debate, live from Wembley. She will talking about why she believe s working people in Britain are better off remaining members of the European Union – to defend hard-won workers’ rights and to preserve and grow good jobs in our export-led industries Continue reading TUC & EU
On Thursday, Britain’s jobs, economy and the NHS are on the ballot paper. If we vote to leave it will be working families and young people who pay the price.
Leaving the EU would put current and future jobs at risk, jeopardise crucial guarantees on workers’ rights, lead to less investment in our public services. It would open the door to further Tory cuts, leaving working people at the mercy of the likes of Boris Johnson, Michael Gove and Nigel Farage.
That’s a risk we can’t take. Continue reading Final Update on Labour Remain
Friends and supporters of Jo Cox are planning a series of global events on Wednesday to honour the murdered MP on what would have been her 42nd birthday.
Acts of remembrance and celebration will take place in Cox’s Batley and Spen constituency, as well as London, New York, Washington, Brussels and Nairobi. Continue reading Call for “worldwide celebration” for MP
Tomorrow, the EU Referendum campaign will resume following the horrific murder of Jo Cox MP. This is a very difficult time for the Party.
We now need to make every effort in the next few days and especially on polling day to deliver the ‘Remain’ vote our country need Continue reading To Labour Members & Supporters in South East
The European Referendum is the most serious decision for our country and is going to affect all of us, but more especially the young, to whom we have a responsibility. The rich will survive whatever happens, the less well offer will suffer. Continue reading It’s the poor that will suffer
This is the biggest choice in a generation. It’s a choice which puts jobs, workers’ rights, the economy and the NHS on the ballot paper. If Britain leaves then these would be at risk and working people would have less protection from a Tory Government which has shown it won’t stand up for them. Continue reading Britain is better off in the EU
The point is that the main reason Brexit has been gaining ground is that people see immigration as a threat but it is the Government’s policies – or lack thereof – that cause the problems laid at immigrants’ doors. Continue reading Immigration Truths
Boris Johnson very cleverly roused emotions and, among others, made 3 glaringly incorrect claims in the EU Referendum debate last night. My take on these claims. Continue reading Bojo – Good Stand Up – but a Dangerous & Underhand Politician