The Independent Labour Party and the fight for working class politics – Jon Trickett MP

"The ILP was deeply embedded in the labour movement and working class communities. They established community centres and organised socialist Sunday schools for children. The culture they built contributed to Labour’s electoral breakthrough in later years." By Jon Trickett MP The Independent Labour Party (ILP) came into being on the 14th January 1893 in Bradford,…

The answer to rising energy bills is public ownership – Jon Trickett MP

"Energy provision, so we can turn on our lights, cook meals, and heat our homes, is not a privilege but a basic necessity. Access to it should not be in the hands of a company making decisions on our energy bills in order to maximise their profits and reward their shareholders." By Jon Trickett MP…

With a Socialist elected President in Chile, the task of the left in Britain is to offer solidarity – Jon Trickett MP

"Yesterday’s election brings home Allende’s promise.  The hope which this brings can best be fulfilled by the Chilean people working to build a country based once more on the social justice which Allende had been working on." By Jon Trickett MP The election of a socialist President in Chile yesterday is an important event historically.…

10,000s join call for Keir Starmer to take the fight to the Tories.

“The conference brought together over 4000 people joining live in the day - with the 1000s viewing since meaning a total of over 10,000 joining the event - making it the largest conference of the Labour left in some time.” By the Labour Assembly Against Austerity Team. John McDonnell led thousands joining a major online…

Privatisation has failed, it is time to return our public services to the people – Jon Trickett MP

"Privatisation, more than any other feature of public life, has created a cost-of-living crisis that stagnating wages simply cannot meet." By Jon Trickett MP The privatisation of water, rail, post and energy has been a tale of colossal cost to ordinary people. Never forget that these services were all originally built on the back of…