Category Archives: H&N Essex Labour Party

Coffee Morning with Colchester CLP

Harwich and North Essex CLP is inviting Colchester CLP for a coffee morning on Saturday, 22 September 2018 at 10.30 am in Elmstead Market Community Centre, School Lane, Elmstead Market CO7 7ET. The idea behind the coffee morning is basically about Networking and Campaigning as we move forward with the next election. Please come along […]

The Fog of Srebrenica

This July marks 23 years since the worst European genocide since WWII, where 8,372 Muslim Bosniaks were killed in one week in the Bosnian town of Srebrenica. As part of the annual commemoration, HOPE not hate along with Remembering Srebrenica will be hosting a special screening of the film The Fog of Srebrenica on July […]

Manningtree branch hosts it’s first H+NE CLP meeting.

Manningtree branch hosted the June CLP meeting – the first time for the new branch! The meeting was a attended by members from around the constituency and included a lively and passionate debate about animal welfare and Labour’s Animal Welfare Plan – including the proposal for an Animal Welfare Commissioner. If you missed the meeting […]

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 […]