Responding to the announcement today of the election of the new London Labour Mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan MP, Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn MP said: “I’d like to congratulate Sadiq on being chosen to be Labour’s candidate, and hopefully the next Mayor of London.Read more
With voting now at an end, I want to offer my sincere thanks to you and to everyone who has been part of this amazing campaign.Read more
Jeremy Corbyn has today published the initial response to his consultation document on rural policy, ‘Rural Renewal’; a set of ideas and proposals that aim to unlock the potential to build vibrant local parties in rural areas where for too long our party has not been visible enough, despite the best efforts of dedicated local activists.Read more
Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn MP will bring his final rally of the campaign back to his home constituency of Islington North tomorrow (Thurs) night.Read more
Commenting on the Prime Minister’s inadequate response in the Chamber to his question today, Jeremy Corbyn MP said: “I am now writing to offer the Prime Minister the opportunity to explain his inadequate response to my request for an urgent summit involving the UN, EU, and the US on Syria and the refugee crisis.Read more
Labour Leadership candidate, Jeremy Corbyn, responding today (Monday) to the Statement on the Refugee Crisis in the House of Commons, said: “At the Home Minister, Interior Minister summit next Monday, will Britain now sign up to be part of a European wide response to assist refugees from all parts of the world and ensure they have somewhere safe to go, and Britain will play a much greater role in it than it does at the present time; including sorting out the misery and desperation of people living in those camps in Calais and other places – they are human beings too, who need help and support.Read more
Jeremy is calling on David Cameron to co-operate with the EU and UN so that the UK takes its fair share of refugees. He should also immediately bring together civil society and religious leaders, devolved administrations, councils and charities to properly plan and co-ordinate our humanitarian response.
If you haven’t received your ballot yet please fill in this form on the Labour Party website for your ballot to be re-issued.Read more
Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn MP will today set out ideas for the arts as part of his Vision For Britain 2020 under his leadership.
50 years since Jennie Lee produced the first and to date, only, policy white paper on the arts Jeremy will outline his proposal to offer a comprehensive national plan for the publicly funded arts, culture and heritage sector.
For those of us both within and outside the world of politics, it’s been a summer like no other. We have been making the point for the past five years of ideologically driven austerity that it doesn’t have to be like this, that austerity is a political choice not an economic necessity.Read more