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"Inequality holds all of us back. It means the talent of millions of people is squandered. We don’t have to be a country of food banks and rough sleepers at one end while the super-rich dodge taxes at the other." Wonderful to welcome Jeremy back to Corby, with our fantastic candidate for Corby and East Northants Beth Miller 🌹
📣Tomorrow is Polling Day in the Sandhurst ward by-election! 🌹Can you help Mansfield Labour get out the vote? Any time you can spare to help our candidate Michelle Swordy would be hugely appreciated! Sign up to help here ⬇️ https://events.labour.org.uk/event/276902
🌹 Can you help Labour win in Mansfield this Thursday? 🌹 There is a crucial by-election in Sandhurst ward in Mansfield this Thursday 27th June. Labour's candidate Michelle Swordy and the Mansfield Labour Party haven't taken a break since the local elections and have been on the doorstep speaking with local people. If you can help campaign on this day, even just for an hour, RSVP here ➡️ events.labour.org.uk/event/276902
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🌹 A message from our East Midlands Euro candidates! 🌹
Only Labour will stand up for the East Midlands and our community 👇
Only Labour will stand up for the East Midlands. Remember to return your postal vote for Labour today.
We believe people and bus passengers are more important than the profits to shareholders.
Today, Jeremy Corbyn and Andy McDonald MP visited Nottingham to see what a Labour run council can achieve for public transport. Only Labour will reverse cuts to public transport and invest in our transport services.
From all of us at Labour, we’re wishing you a very happy Easter!
Over 100 new homes have been built by Labour held Bolsover District Council. Unlike the Tories, who prioritise the privileged few, Labour councils will build more affordable homes for the many. John Healey, Shadow Secretary for Housing, visited Bolsover to talk to the local Labour councillors who helped with this project. Take a look. 👇
Has your area been hit by Tory cuts? Find out with our council cuts calculator. 👇 https://action.labour.org.uk/page/content/council-cuts-calculator/
We're incredibly excited to welcome Jeremy Corbyn, Richard Burgon, Emily Thornberry and Gloria De Piero to Broxtowe today with our fantastic candidate Greg Marshall! Only Labour can deliver the change the people of this country need. We're building a movement to win the next general election and transform communities across the UK #FortheMany ✊🌹
📣 South Leicestershire Labour Party are holding their annual fundraising dinner at the County Cricket ground on Saturday 2nd March 2019. It promises to be a great night, with interesting speakers, a chance to meet fellow members, and a rather tasty looking menu! 😋 Get your tickets here 👉 https://tinyurl.com/y4use8gt 👈
Friends, we are saddened to inform you Betty Higgins, former Leader of Nottingham Council, has passed away aged 92. Betty was the first female Council leader in Nottingham, starting her career as a teacher in the city, before leading the Council for 10 years. Nottingham City Council Leader Jon Collins has paid tribute to Betty, saying “Betty was an incredibly astute and capable Leader, working in difficult times. She was able to balance and support the different views within the Party and was universally respected. “She was pivotal in retaining and improving the many services we still control today as a Council, in a time of sweeping privatisation and Government sell offs. She held onto our Bus company, improved Council Housing stock and secured Nottingham as a Unitary Authority. “She was without doubt, the best leader in my lifetime and will be greatly missed.”
Paint Rushcliffe Red with Barry Gardiner MP and Cheryl Pidgeon! We're building a people-powered movement in Rushcliffe - and we want you to be at the centre of it. Barry Gardiner MP (Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade) wants you to join people from across the community on Saturday 16th February to kick off a strategy for the upcoming local elections. We’ll talk about how we want to transform our local area – and together we’ll make a plan to win. To win in our community and then win a Labour government. We'll hear from Rushcliffe’s candidate, Cheryl Pidgeon – and we want to hear from you too! RSVP here 👉 https://events.labour.org.uk/event/261247 👈
We had a fantastic time at East Midlands Regional Conference yesterday! Thank you to our guest speakers, our sponsors and everyone who contributed to such a brilliant day! The East Midlands is the key to getting a Labour Government and after yesterday we are more confident than ever! #EMLAB19 ✊🌹
CONFIRMED - Emily Thornberry joining us at East Midlands Regional Conference 2019 ✊ We're delighted to let you know that Labour's Shadow Foreign Secretary, Emily Thornberry MP, will be joining us in Nottingham for #EMLAB19. Emily will be joining our great line up of speakers, training, debate and workshops at this year's conference. Have you got your ticket yet? They're selling fast so head to link below to sign up! ⬇️ https://labevents.org/EM19visitor
📣 JUST ANNOUNCED! Angela Rayner will be joining us at this year's Regional Conference! 🎉 Angela joins Keir Starmer and Jennie Formby to make a fantastic line up of speakers for the day, as well as opportunities to meet fellow members and to take part in training, workshops and debates. The East Midlands Regional Conference will be held on Saturday 2nd February 2019 in Nottingham. Tickets are now on sale! Get yours here 👉https://labevents.org/EM19visitor 👈
New years resolutions? Join us at East Midlands Regional Conference 2019 and play your part in delivering a transformative Labour Government with Jeremy Corbyn as Prime Minister. Tickets are selling out fast - sign up today! https://labevents.org/EM19visitor
🚨Tickets on sale now! 🚨 We're delighted to be announcing the details of our East Midlands Regional Conference 2019! This year we'll be in Nottingham, hearing from inspiring speakers from across our movement and hosting workshops and training for members and supporters. You can sign up today here. https://labevents.org/EM19visitor
Thank you to all those who were able to join us on Friday for our East Midlands Gala Dinner! A wonderful evening filled with brilliant speakers and entertainment, as well as raising funds to fight the Tories. It was great to have Jeremy join us for dinner - and he even had a go at DJ-ing!
Great to have Jeremy Corbyn MP in the East Midlands last week! He met with workers and company bosses at Bosch in Clay Cross, opened a new Training Centre and spoke with apprentices at Van Elle in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, heard the concerns from Anti-Fracking Campaigners at Marsh Lane – and even had time for a spot of lunch with the Beast of Bolsover himself, Dennis Skinner!
WATCH:⬇️ It was great to welcome Jeremy Corbyn to Derbyshire last week to hear from local people concerned about the impact Fracking will have on their homes, the environment, their families and schools. Labour will ban fracking immediately.
🚨 SELLING FAST 🚨 Don't miss out on the East Midlands Gala Dinner 2018. On Friday 16th November we'll be joined by the Leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn MP, at a central Nottingham venue for our East Midlands Gala Dinner 2018. Get your tickets fast! - www.labevents.org/em18galadinner
This summer, we’ve been to see some of our incredible manufacturers here in the East Midlands, taking Jeremy Corbyn to visit Bombardier in Derby, Cemex Quarry in Buxton, Tata Steel in Corby, Stanton Bonna in Ilkeston and BPR Medical in Mansfield – all incredible examples of British manufacturing at its finest. Let’s support our manufacturers - #BuildItInBritain
PICTURES: A great evening with activists, campaigners and members of the community in Mansfield last night discussing community organising, joined by Labour's Chair Ian Lavery MP. 🌹
It was great to welcome Shadow Transport Secretary Andy McDonald and Shadow Bus Minister Matt Rodda to Northampton. They spoke to local residents about routes being cut, fares rising and the social isolation commmunities face when they lose their local bus service.
Delighted to be welcoming Shadow Transport Secretary Andy McDonald and Shadow Minister Matt Rodda to Northampton tomorrow! They are keen to hear YOUR views on the crisis facing our bus services 🚌 Come along to the meeting at 9:30am Weds 4th July – get in touch to RSVP 👉 firstname.lastname@example.org 👈
“Without extra money the consequences could be dire.” – Tory Council Leader in Leicestershire stark warning over funding cuts. Local services are being lost and councils are facing bankruptcy – why won’t the Government listen to their own Conservative Council leaders?
A great day had at the East Midlands Local Government Day! Thank you to all those who contributed to the Panel Discussions and Training Workshops, as well as all those who attended and took part in the debates. Photos courtesy of Alan Beastall
A cracking line up of artists, speakers and performers, have you got your tickets for #LabourLive yet? 🎶 Tickets are now on sale ➡️ www.labour.live Not sure how to get there? We have free coach places still available with pick-ups in Nottingham and Leicester! Sign up 👉 https://tinyurl.com/y8kr7mla 👈