The Workers Party is standing in the Sparkbrook and Balsall Heath East by-election on October 6th. Our candidate is Phil Bevin who worked in Jeremy Corbyn’s office before the 2019Continue reading “By-election campaigning underway”
At the TUC Conference in Brighton this September, all the real talk will be happening on the fringe. From 7pm on the evening of Monday 12 September, the Workers Party will be offering three great speakers for the bargain price of £4.89.
The Workers Party welcomes the emergence of every campaign which genuinely seeks to stand up for working class interests. The five demands of Enough is Enough mirror closely those commitmentsContinue reading “Enough is Enough – Break the Link with Labour!”
Join us at TUC Conference 2022 to discuss the future for our trade unions in Starmer’s Labour party. The Workers Party has organised a fringe event on Monday evening at 7pm in a city centre location. We’ll announce the venue nearer to the time to those who purchase a ticket. There’s only space for 70, so be sure to reserve your seat.
in 1900 the Conference to create the Labour Representation Committee was attended by 129 delegates, representing 500,000 trade unionists, three socialist bodies (ILP, SDP and Fabians). By 53 votes to 39 (with a quarter delegates abstaining) the Conference rejected the “socialisation of the means of production, distribution and exchange”
The Trade Union Group is deeply disappointed by the decisions made by both the Fire Brigades’ Union (FBU) and the Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen (ASLEF) at theirContinue reading “TU Group statement: FBU, ASLEF and the question of Labour Party affiliation”
The news that ASLEF will remain affiliated to the Labour Party is disappointing but not unexpected. Supporters of disaffiliation knew that it was going to be a difficult task extricatingContinue reading “ASLEF and the fight for political independence”
What is the reason for the decline of the Labour Party and is it a lost cause? George gives his straight forward and honest answer here as always, and it might upset some members of the ‘left’.
Alexander McKay is a socialist, trade unionist, activist and was a member of the Labour party until 2019. He is a keen and astute political and economic analyst and presenterContinue reading “Corbyn, Labour and class”
With the furore over Sir Starmer’s involvement with the Jimmy Savile case only intensifying, Dr Phil Bevan of the Workers Party looks at some of the known facts.