Mish Rahman, members' representative on Labour's NEC, details the left's fight to bring positive and transformative policies forward in in the National Policy Forum.
After Keir Starmer's attempt to utilise Nye Bevan's legacy at the National Policy Forum, Logan Williams provides an in-depth look into Bevan's political ideology of 'Democratic Socialism'.
"The topic of international debt had not appeared in initial policy proposals, and left members of the NPF successfully argued for language around debt cancellation to be included."
"My fear is that unless an incoming Labour government starts immediately on a large scale transformative programme... disillusionment will set in fairly quickly."
"Apart from the row about not offering £15 an hour, the New Deal for Working People document has some really important demands in it. But have they survived the NPF and will they make it into the manifesto?"
Despite difficult circumstances, left representatives fought at the NPF for transformative policies and for Labour to repeal the Tories’ most reactionary legislation.
Free School Meals and scrapping the two-child benefits cap were amongst the casualties as the Labour Leadership rejected all amendments which entailed spending or investment.
With Labour's National Policy Forum meeting this weekend, Margaret Greenwood MP calls for policy to tackle child poverty - including ending the two child benefit cap.
On the eve of Labour's National Policy Forum, the Bakers' Union have laid out clear demands for policies that positively impact working people.