The Working Class and the Labour Party
BELOW are links to some model motions for Labour Party Conference Sept 2021 that have been circulated to members with support from the Campaign for Labour Party Democracy (CLPD), addressing the exclusion within the party of low income and working class people.
Click through to see Ensuring Inclusion and Representation
Click through to see Ensuring A Welcoming and Affordable Party
Click through to see Updating Our Party Values
BELOW are some model motions submitted to Women's Conference 2021 that respond to the changes in society and the economy as a result of the COVID crisis, with a focus on women, children and class inequality.
The decline of working class participation and inclusion within politics, including Labour Party Politics, is well-documented. Working Class women have suffered disproportionately and will continue to without better direct political representation. This model motion outlines a starting point for addressing that. Click through to see full motion text.
It is time the Labour party actively created pathways to reverse the sharp decline of working class political visibility and engagement. Eddisbury CLP are the first CLP to have voted to approve the creation of a local Working Class Officer within their CLP. The motion can be found HERE
A model outline for the new role can be found HERE just substitute the name of your Branch or CLP
Grassroots Labour Women's Team (Left Slate Supported by 8 of the 9 CLGA Partners)
Grassroots Labour Women (GLW) is a diverse group of experienced left-wing activists standing together for the Labour Party Women’s Committee to ensure a socialist, feminist and democratic Labour Women’s Organisation.
For more information about the slate and Women's Conference Updates go here HERE
Labour Hub article explaining why we need to use the platform of Women’s Conference to raise the profile of as many issues affecting women as possible and to prepare the ground for COVID-responsive motions to full Conference, to show that we as a Party recognise the changed world we are in as a result of COVID and that we have taken on board the lessons learned so far.