Berwick CLP calls on Labour to commit to large scale council house building programme

At its January meeting Berwick Labour Party overwhelmingly passed our resolution calling for Labour to commit to its 2019 council housing policies and to campaign for the current government to fund a large scale council house building programme. The resolution was passed by 26 votes for, with 1 against and 1 abstention. "Berwick-upon-Tweed CLP is … Continue reading Berwick CLP calls on Labour to commit to large scale council house building programme

South Swindon CLP says no rowing back on Labour council housing policy

South Swindon CLP has passed the following resolution: "This CLP is concerned at signals that the leadership of the Party may be rowing back on our existing housing policy. Shadow Housing Minister Thangam Debbonaire has raised the possibility that Labour might support 100% receipts for councils for Right to Buy sales, instead of ending RTB. … Continue reading South Swindon CLP says no rowing back on Labour council housing policy

Broadland CLP calls on Labour to stick to 2019 council housing policies

Broadland CLP (Norfolk) has passed the following resolution in relation to Labour's housing policy. "This CLP notes that the pandemic has made it impossible to ignore the importance of a stable home. But the housing emergency and government policy is denying too many people this vital foundation. The pandemic has shown the health consequences of … Continue reading Broadland CLP calls on Labour to stick to 2019 council housing policies

SE Cornwall CLP calls on Labour to stick to its manifesto commitments on council housing

Our campaign's south west regional rep, Kate Ewert, reports that the South East Cornwall Constituency Labour Party has passed our model resolution on Labour Party policy (see below). Kate was delegate from her CLP to the 2019 Labour Party conference and mover of the composite resolution which called for Labour to commit to £10 billion … Continue reading SE Cornwall CLP calls on Labour to stick to its manifesto commitments on council housing

Hackney South & Shoreditch CLP calls on Labour to maintain and campaign for 2019 council housing policies

Heather Mendick reports that the resolution below was passed unanimously by Hackney & Shoreditch CLP. “The pandemic has underlined the scale of the housing crisis and the consequences of overcrowded and poor accommodation. Under the impact of events the government has executed a series of U-turns including the moratorium on evictions. But it will not … Continue reading Hackney South & Shoreditch CLP calls on Labour to maintain and campaign for 2019 council housing policies

Leicester West CLP says no retreat on housing policy

The following resolution was passed unanimously at the Leicester West Constituency Party meeting yesterday. Labour Housing Policy We regret the fact that in his speech on Sept. 22nd, Keir Starmer limited his comments about the grave housing crisis to the promotion of policies designed to offer young people the prospect of owning their own home. … Continue reading Leicester West CLP says no retreat on housing policy