Category Archives: Brightlingsea Branch

International Women’s Day Conference: Let’s Run the World

Harwich and North Essex Labour Party are holding a Women’s Conference on 9 March 2019 from 10.30am to 3.00pm.  The venue is: Kingsway Hall, 54 Kingsway, Harwich CO12 3JR.   The conference aims to celebrate International Women’s Day by exploring women’s issues, and hearing their voices at a local level, so that they are engaged and involved in politics.  The theme […]

Proportional Representation for the next Labour Party manifesto

PR seems a fairer way of determining the make up of government and I would like to see it explained, explored and probably included in the next Labour Manifesto. PR would remove the distinction between safe and marginal seats, which would Labour votes count equally wherever they are cast: Every vote counts in terms of boosting […]

Garden Communities – a second consultation agreed for Wivenhoe

Many people in Wivenhoe felt insufficiently heard after the consultation event on 20th November at William Loveless Hall.  Wivenhoe councillors, borough and town, have all made representations to have further consultation and we are pleased that there will be another event early in January. Having worked on the Wivenhoe Neighbourhood Plan consultations – as chair […]

School Funding: Day of Action in Westminster; CADU Child Assessment Development Unit

Here is one result of my meeting with Bernard Jenkin – now only remains to keep the longer term funding on the agenda and get it confirmed soon enough to avoid damaging uncertainty. Child Assessment Development Unit scan Dear Rosalind Further to your meeting with Bernard, I attach a scan of a letter he sent […]