Category Archives: Harwich Branch

PRESS RELEASE: Harwich Branch delighted with Shadow Minister’s visit

Harwich Branch Labour Party is very pleased and very grateful to Labour’s front bench spokesman for Transport, Andy McDonald MP, for agreeing to visit Harwich in order to see for himself the issues affecting two of our major port related employers. The Branch is delighted that Andy McDonald ended his visit meeting local Labour councillors […]

PRESS RELEASE – LABOUR EAST: Tory neglect holding back Harwich Brexit preparations – Andy McDonald

Labour: Harwich can’t prepare for no deal while it’s neglected by the Tories Andy McDonald MP Andy McDonald MP, Labour’s Shadow Transport Secretary, will visit Harwich International Port today (Thursday 31 January) to meet port workers and businesses preparing for Brexit, and to ask about their plans to protect short sea services in and out […]

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.   Please note Registration will begin at 10.00 am. 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 […]

Fundraising DINNER with Andy McDonald MP, at the Tower Hotel, Dovercourt

Harwich Branch Labour Party is pleased to announce a special fundraising dinner on Thursday 31st January 2019, 7pm for 7:30pm at the Tower Hotel, Dovercourt with keynote speaker Andy McDonald MP, Labour’s Shadow Secretary of State for Transport. Sponsored by our friends ASLEF, other speakers will include the ASLEF General Secretary Mick Whelan. Fish and […]

HARWICH Labour councillors call for villagers to throw their weight behind the Standard’s A120 campaign

HARWICH Labour councillors are calling for villagers to throw their weight behind the Standard’s A120 campaign as it gathers momentum. The campaign to get the Government to pay to dual the A120 from Hare Green to Harwich has been signed by more than 900 people. Harwich and North Essex MP Bernard Jenkin, Tendring Council and […]

No councillor should receive an allowance of over £1290 per minute

Local Labour councillors have reacted angrily to the news that a councillor on Tendring District Council has received the equivalent of £1293.25 per minute for sitting in the public gallery and watching a meeting of a council committee. Under the rules governing councillors’ attendance at meetings a councillor is required to attend a meeting at […]