National Executive Committee
Ann Black reports from the National Executive Committee of 22 July 2014 Print E-mail
Thursday, 28 August 2014

NEC meetings always start with tributes to members who have died, and in July these included Bob Jones, the police and crime commissioner for the West Midlands, who was just 59.  The by-election for the PCC was triggered, disrespectfully, even before his funeral, and would be held on 21 August.  Because there was no time to ballot members an NEC panel had selected David Jamieson as Labour’s candidate, with acting PCC Yvonne Mosquito as his running-mate. 

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Vote for Centre Left candidates for Labour’s NEC Print E-mail
Saturday, 09 August 2014

Ballot papers for the NEC election will be sent to party members between 10 and 14 July with website voting due to be available online from 14 July.
The ballot closes at 5pm on 18 August.

The Centre-Left Grassroots Alliance is promoting candidates who will stand up for party members and for the progressive policies needed to win in 2015.

Download the leaflet about the centre-left candidates here.

Please circulate it widely to other party members to help inform them about the centre-left's policies.

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National Executive Committee, 3 June 2014 Ann Black Print E-mail
Wednesday, 02 July 2014

The NEC congratulated newly-elected councillors and MEPs and thanked members, trade unions and party staff for their hard work. In July David Sparks will become Chair of the Local Government Association, as Labour is now the largest group, and he hoped to welcome Ed Miliband to their annual conference. The figures showed significant swings from the Tories and strong performances in marginal seats and in London.  Labour made net gains of 338 councillors and seven additional MEPs, taking the total to 20, the third-largest national contingent in the Socialists and Democrats group.

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