June 9, 2023

Keir Starmer’s GMB Speech: A Strong Commitment to Working People, but What About Electoral Reform?

Keir Starmer
Credit: Rwendland, Wikimedia - taken in 2020

In his recent speech at the GMB conference, Keir Starmer mentioned the words “working people” 22 times – pledging to put the fight for working people as Labour’s “driving purpose”. He highlighted Labour’s commitment to serving the interests of working people and expressed his desire to make the Labour Party the natural home for them. However, one crucial aspect that …

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October 6, 2022

Labour Conference backs scrapping first past the post

Labour Conference 2022 stage
Credit: PFTM,

We did it! This week Labour conference voted to back a motion calling on the Party to scrap Westminster’s failing First Past the Post system and to introduce a fair, proportional voting system instead. Support was overwhelming not just amongst Labour members but, thanks to the work of hundreds of activists across the country, with the support of the Trade …

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