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NEC report: January 2017 Rachel Garnham, constituency representative Print E-mail
Friday, 16 February 2018 15:20

Less than 24 hours after learning of my election to Labour’s National Executive Committee I was in London for the NEC’s Equalities Committee, Disputes Panel and Organisation Committee. One week later I attended my first full NEC. Some observations are below; key action points are:

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Suggested submissions for the Labour Party Democracy Review - Phase Two Print E-mail
Sunday, 11 February 2018 16:59

Campaign for Labour Party Democracy (CLPD)

Phase Two of the Party's Democracy Review includes the governance of CLPs, the role of socialist societies and strengthening the involvement and participation of members.

The deadline for submissions this phase is 23 March 2018.

The proposals set out in this paper here (and below) are for consideration and submission to the review

Submissions to the review can be made here or if longer than 250 words emailed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Suggested submissions for the Labour Party Democracy Review - Phase One Print E-mail
Thursday, 21 December 2017 13:06

Campaign for Labour Party Democracy (CLPD)

Phase One of the Party's Democracy Review covers the role of: BAME Labour; Young Labour; and Labour Party Women’s Conference.

The deadline for submissions this phase is 12 January 2018.

The proposals set out in this paper here (and below) are for consideration and submission to the review

Submissions to the review can be made here or if longer than 250 words emailed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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National Executive Committee Away Day 26 November 2017 Print E-mail
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 08:23

Peter Willsman reports from Labour's November Executive

National Executive Committee Away Day 26 November 2017

This NEC was the annual ‘Away Day’, where ‘blue sky thinking’ is encouraged. This year we held our meeting in Glasgow, thanks to the generosity of Unite, who provided us with all the facilities at their Glasgow office. We were warmly welcomed by the new leader of the Scottish Labour Party, Richard Leonard and the very enthusiastic Scottish Executive Committee (SEC).

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Peter Willsman reports from Labour’s January Executive - NEC Meeting 23 January 2018 Print E-mail
Tuesday, 30 January 2018 08:18

The NEC lasted some 6 hours, with JC present throughout. There was a comradely atmosphere and positive signs of a coming together to focus on fighting the Tories and winning elections. This was particularly the case with the long discussion over the actions of the majority of the Haringey Labour Group. On the table there were 2 alternative ways forward. Then, after “corridor discussions” the NEC came together in a unanimous decision.

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Vote for grassroots NEC candidates Print E-mail
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 14:35

The election of three Labour Party members’ representatives on the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) is currently taking place.

The Centre Left Grassroots Alliance, representing democratic socialist groups across the centre and left of the Labour Party, is supporting the following three candidates. They are standing on a platform to assist the party and its leadership defeat the Tories and secure a Labour victory at the next general election:

  • Yasmine Dar - who is a member of Gorton CLP and a Manchester councillor.

  • Rachel Garnham - who is secretary of Mid Bedfordshire CLP and a member of the National Policy Forum.

  • Jon Lansman - who is a member of Bermondsey and Old Southwark CLP and a long standing campaigner for progressive policies and democracy within Labour.
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Nominate for the National Executive Committee (CLP Section) Election 2017 Print E-mail
Sunday, 22 October 2017 14:28

Following the decision of this year's Labour Annual Conference there is now an election for three CLP representatives to Labour’s National Executive Committee. CLPs can nominate up to three candidates and the deadline for CLP nominations is midnight Sunday 19 November 2017.


The Centre Left Grassroots Alliance, representing democratic socialist groups across the centre and left of the Labour Party, is promoting the following three candidates:

  • Yasmine Dar - who is a member of Gorton CLP and a Manchester councillor.
    (Membership Number: L1173052 )

  • Rachel Garnham - who is secretary of Mid Bedfordshire CLP and a member of the National Policy Forum.
    (Membership Number: A777413)

  • Jon Lansman - who is a member of Bermondsey and Old Southwark CLP and a long standing campaigner for progressive policies and democracy within Labour.
    (Membership Number: A018501)

 

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