Statement from Cllr Peter McDonald “Worcestershire County Council refuses to put a bid in for monies from the Government for kerbside chargers. The Government have announce that there is more than £10m available for local authorities to install kerbside chargers...read more
If things are not bad enough, for those being furloughed the Government plans to axe free school meals for disadvantaged students during the May and summer holidays. For many students in Bromsgrove it’s the difference as to whether they eat or not. To take such action...read more
The Labour Group in Bromsgrove is calling upon Councillor Karen May the Leader of the Council to write to the Government urging it to ensure that any Covid-19 vaccine is affordable for all. The only way to make sure the vaccine is kept affordable is for the Government...read more
Statement from Worcestershire County Council Labour Group on planned re-opening of schools on 1st June
The County Labour Group do not agree with the reopening of Primary schools for Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 children on Monday June 1st due to real concerns about the health and well being of both children, their wider families and the staff within the school. We are...read more
Councillor Peter McDonald has made the following comments with regards to Businesses that Hide Money in Tax Havens: “Firms that hide money in tax havens must not receive public bailouts. Multi-billion pound companies, including Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic, have...read more
ARTRIX petition reaches over 4000 signatures
The petition started by Bromsgrove Labour Party member and Chair Rory Shannon topped over 4000 names in just over a month.
Bromsgrove Advertiser has ran a story about the petition, to read it click here.
Holding Government to account and fighting Austerity in Conservative strongholds – A Manifesto for effective opposition
Cllr Harrison Rone-Clarke gives a fascinating insight into being both a Councillor and activist in a safe Conservative seat as well as offering a manifesto for affecting change under such conditions. Harrison has written for ‘Periscope Nottingham”, which is an independent media organisation covering issues of the 21st century whether that be capitalism’s tendency to crisis and the rise of fascism or public health crises and environmental catastrophe.
You can read Harrison’s full feature by clicking here.
Keir Starmer was elected leader of the Labour Party in April 2020, you can read about Keir by clicking here.
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