I bet you never saw that coming!

Well what an amazing few days we have just witnessed.  I’m happy to admit I went into the general election thinking Labour would hold its own.  I wasn’t expecting the huge losses predicted at the start of the campaign but equally I wasn’t expecting another 30 new Labour MPs, one of whom is the new…

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LABOUR POLICIES SHOULD WIN THROUGH

It is the height of Tory arrogance for them to call a snap election without having their Manifesto ready for immediate publication.   It is now quite clear that Tory High Command always planned to call this election as soon as Article 50 had been triggered. May has lied and misled for the past 9 months when their strategy…

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Jeremy Corbyn visits Reading

Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, spoke to around 1,000 people at Rivermead Leisure Centre, offering a better future for our community under Labour and warning of the damage another Conservative Government would do to the NHS, schools and other public services. Jeremy Corbyn highlighted Labour’s commitments to invest in the NHS and care for the elderly,…

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Labour’s Candidates for General Election 2017

PRESS RELEASE Reading and District Labour Party are delighted to announce that Labour have selected former Reading East PPC, Cllr Matt Rodda (Katesgrove) to be our Parliamentary candidate in Reading East and Chair of the Labour Women’s Network, Olivia Bailey to be our candidate in Reading West for the 2017 General Election.   Matt Rodda,…

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How socialist solidarity can bring 7 years of Tory turmoil to an end

WE ARE LIVING in a political age where anything can happen.  Everyone, including the pollsters predicted, predicted that Britain would vote “remain”, thought that Ed Miliband was heading for Downing Street in 2015, and most people believed a Donald Trump Presidency could never happen. Even as I type this, I learn that France’s two largest…

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