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Labour Tag Archive

Newcastle prepares for a no-deal Brexit

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With a no-deal Brexit becoming increasingly more likely, Newcastle City Council have expressed their concerns. These include the increased use of food banks, a struggle for...

Corbyn talks Universal Credit, Mike Ashley and socialism at Newcastle City Hall

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On Saturday 5 October,  Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party, Laura Pidcock MP, Ian Lavery MP, Chris Peace PPC, Nick Brown MP, Chi Onwurah MP, and Lauren Dingsdale PPC,...

Roasts, Toasts and Soapboxes

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Roast A Security Crisis How is it that with a background of George Orwell’s ‘1984’ we are still moving towards an overcontrolled state? Almost everything that we...

Race traitors: the hypocrisy of the left

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Extend the privilege of individuality to all and scrap this race–based discriminatory identity politics nonsense.  In the past, the role that BAME (Black, Asian and...

Labour’s lost seven: what it means for the future of politics

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Following the formation of the Independent Group by 7 former Labour MPs, Edward Ingram analyses what it means for the party, and the future of politics...

Brexit: a done deal, or no deal?

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As March 29th draws closer, Jack Coles updates us on the Brexit events of the last month....

Dreaming of Green

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Looking back at the party conferences in September and October, Alex Moore argues for more Green Party representation. ...

Housing policy sparks local election debate

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With the May elections having taken place, we attempt to establish clarity on the City Council's position on student housing...

A Living Wage for University Staff? A new campaign

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Campaigning students are set to campaign for a higher minimum wage for university staff. Labour Society is doing research and preparation. ...

The magic money tree of the council

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Earlier this year The Chronicle revealed that Pat Ritchie, the Chief Executive of Newcastle Council, had been awarded a £8,500 pay rise under shady circumstances – she now...