Jess Barnard Standing for Labour’s National Executive Committee

“More than ever we need to take the fight to the Tories and deliver a socialist Labour government that tackles wealth inequality, putting people first.”

By Jess Barnard

As a youth worker I have spent years supporting young people and families experiencing insecure work, devastating cuts to their community and denied a secure home.

More than ever we need to take the fight to the Tories and deliver a socialist Labour government that tackles wealth inequality, putting people first.

We must fight racism, stand for peace, global justice and real action to tackle the climate emergency.

I am standing to ensure our party is led by working class voices who will stand up for the policies we need.

I will be a strong voice for party democracy, accountability, the rights of our brilliant membership and for equality and liberation campaigns.

As Young Labour Chair I have worked relentlessly to champion the voice of young members at one of the toughest moments facing us.

 I have lead campaigning actions across my region for years, served as a County Councillor in Norfolk, stood as a Parliamentary Candidate and am a dedicated community activist and organiser.

I am firmly committed to trade unionist and socialist principles, and am proud to be supported by the Centre-Left Grassroots Alliance and Momentum. Please also support Mish Rahman, Gemma Bolton and Yasmine Dar.


  • Jess Barnard is the Chair of Young Labour and is a candidate for Labour’s National Executive Committee (NEC).
  • CLPs have until 17th June to nominate NEC candidates – to do this you will need their membership number. Jess Barnard’s membership number is L1204334.
  • You can follow Jess on twitter and support her candidacy here.
Featured Image: Jess Barnard, Young Labour Chair and candidate for Labour’s NEC.

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