Universal Credit shambles – “Not value for money” says the NAO

Universal Credit

A damning report from the National Audit Office has poured scorn over the Tories flagship welfare programme – Universal Credit. The scheme has not delivered value for money, its roll out has been slower than intended and has caused hardship for many people, according to a damning official report. The NAO said the scheme cost […]

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June 26, 2018

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Remembering Grenfell – one year on

Grenfell

One year ago, the UK witnessed the horror of the Grenfell fire. Despite Teresa May’s hollow words, Grenfell survivors still languish in hotels and only around 1 in 4 of those who have lost their home have been re-housed permanently. Lets not forget this was about the rich and the poor, the haves and the […]

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June 25, 2018

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Broxtowe Youth Homelessness

Broxtowe Youth Homelessness

Homelessness happens to ordinary people and it can be devastating to the lives of those who experience it. There are long-term consequences beyond housing: physical and mental health, financial stability, education, employment and self-esteem are all affected. At BYH, we work tirelessly to mitigate the impact of youth homelessness throughout Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. The project […]

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June 23, 2018

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Greg Marshall Newsletter May 2018

Greg Marshall

Welcome to my latest newsletter. If you have friends, relatives or colleagues who you think may be interested in receiving this communication, please ask them to sign up here. If you have events that you would like me to include in future newsletters – please get in touch with the details. Windrush – a national […]

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May 12, 2018

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The ‘hard left’? Or just regular local people?

Melesia Burchall Hard Left

If you follow what Anna Soubry publishes online you may have noticed her referring to local Labour members as ‘the hard left’. It’s a phrase often used in the right-wing media to create an illusion that Labour members are people with ‘dangerous’ ideas who should be feared. So who are these local people who Anna […]

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May 4, 2018

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Guardians of the Forest

Conserving the Amazon

 Broxtowe Labour Political Education Officer, Professor Andreas Bieler, reports back from the latest event in our education programme for members ‘It is not only biodiversity, which is endangered in the Amazon rainforest. People living in this area too need protection’, declared Edel Moraes, the Vice President of the National Council of Extractivist People (CNS) in […]

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May 2, 2018

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Join us for May Day 2018

May Day 2018

International Workers day Each year workers around the world mark International Workers’ Day or May Day, and we are really excited that Nottinghamshire will celebrate May Day 2018 right here in Broxtowe.   International Workers day was founded in 1904 at the Sixth Congress of the Second International, an international body of socialist, communist and […]

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April 28, 2018

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News from Nottinghamshire County Council Feb/March 2018

Councillor Kate Foale

  Councillor Kate Foale, Labour County Councillor for Beeston Central and Rylands reports; Being in opposition is a constant fight to hold the Tories to account. We are working well together as a group, with fortnightly spokespersons’ meetings and Group meetings around once a month.   The County Council budget The Tories presented their budget […]

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April 24, 2018

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Out and about in Awsworth

Out and about in Awsworth

  Our Broxtowe Labour volunteers took to the streets of Awsworth this weekend, knocking on doors with our candidate Greg Marshall and finding a very warm welcome from local residents. With Awsworth Primary and Nursery School set to lose almost £60,000* in funding by 2020, protecting local children’s education from cuts was high on the […]

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April 15, 2018

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