Campaign news archive - December 2008

No Post Office Privatisation without the fight of your life, Labour supporters warn Mandelson

Following the public statements by new Business Secretary Peter Mandelson, calling for the part-privatisation of Royal Mail, Labur MPs and supporters have reacted angrily. [continue...]

Royal Mail privatisation a step too far says McDonnell

The Government has today given its endorsement of the Hooper report which recommended the part-privatisation of Royal Mail. This goes against the Labour manifesto and the ‘Warwick II’ agreement in the summer. The policy change was announced by Business Secretary Lord Mandelson. [continue...]

Labour Left condemns New Labour’s “reactionary flailings” on welfare

The Labour Left has reacted angrily to James Purnell’s statements today on welfare in advance of tomorrow’s Queen’s Speech, which is expected to include further legislation on welfare reform. Purnell’s comments coincide with the publication of the Gregg Review which recommended lone parents with children as young as one being bullied into work. [continue...]


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