Labour Conference Archive

Thornberry Denounces Saudi Arms Deal While The Party Lets a Big Arms Dealer In
Thousands of Labour supporters came to Brighton for this year’s annual Labour conference. But amid the usual speeches and mingling, people were surprised to find one of the world’s largest arms companies among them. And it has cast doubt on the party’s pledge to create an “ethical foreign policy”.

On 11 September, Jeremy Corbyn told the BBC that the UK should “no longer supply arms to Saudi Arabia” that the regime then uses in Yemen. He said: “On 11 September, Jeremy Corbyn told the …

Watch: Disabled Right Activist Gives The Most Inspiring Speech Of The Labour Conference
An ordinary member’s speech to the Labour Party conference left the audience stunned. And it’s one that everyone needs to hear, as the moving address reflects a crisis in the UK.

Paula Peters is a Labour member from Bromley and Chislehurst. She is also a leading disabled rights activist, sitting on the steering group of campaign organisation Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC). And Peters used her …

Watch: Jeremy Corbyn Had The Best Answer To Marr’s Middle Class Students Claim
Opening his weekly BBC politics show, Andrew Marr appeared to marginalise Jeremy Corbyn’s support. But the Labour leader responded with a slam dunk.

Kicking off the interview, Andrew Marr asked whether Jeremy Corbyn had become “over-optimistic” about Labour’s electoral prospects. He continued: “You didn’t win the election. What happened in the election was you got lots and lots …

Labour Conference: Corbyn Lays Out Plan For Replacing May As UK Prime Minister
On Sunday 24 September, the Labour Party is unveiling a major new report during an event at the party conference. And it’s one which will highlight a crisis that is causing both poverty and inequality. But also one that, if resolved, could see the public voting Jeremy Corbyn into Number 10.

Make Votes Matter (MVM) and the Labour Campaign for Electoral Reform (LCER) have published a report into the UK voting system. Called The Many Not The Few: Proportional Representation & Labour in the 21st Century …