Author: Edmond O'Connor

Councils at Breaking Point!

The ‘Breaking Point’ campaign exposes the crisis in council finances after £16bn in cuts since 2010 – and warns more councils may follow Northamptonshire into bankruptcy. Gosport Labour group leader Councillor June Cully has joined with Labour councillors from across the UK to call for a real end to austerity for local councils. Conservative cuts…

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A dangerous game….

After eight years of austerity the consequences for Britain are piling up: our NHS has been pushed to the brink with waiting times soaring; our social care system is in crisis; teachers are reliant on parents to fund school supplies and crime is rising at a record rate. On  Monday Philip Hammond will present his…

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NEWGATE LANE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT: HAVE YOUR SAY!

We strongly object to the proposed new development near Newgate Lane for 75 houses, likely to be the first of many. This development is the thin end of the wedge and must be stopped in its tracks. At a time when our public services are at breaking point because of Tory austerity, and the commute…

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Labour Party Conference report by Caroline Osborne

DAY 1 – Conference started on a lively footing with much debate (in the form of many points of order) calling for conference to reject the CAC report owing to the omission of open selection and the fact that many delegates with disabilities hadn’t received large print copies so couldn’t review the report, it went…

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Summer 2018 edition of our Gosport Link newsletter

The Summer 2018 edition of our Gosport Link newsletter is being delivered to homes across Gosport. Gosport Link keeps residents updated on local issues and campaigns, while giving them a chance to contact Gosport Labour Party. Please click this here to download your free PDF version of Gosport Link.

How much will it REALLY cost to take back our water?

The water industry is on the defensive. They know that the tide is turning toward public ownership, and they’re getting desperate. That’s why they’re claiming that bringing water into public ownership would cost billions of pounds in compensation for shareholders. The truth is that we don’t owe them a penny

Job fears as Japanese bid to build Royal Navy support ships

Union warns of setback for shipyard workers if contract goes abroad Fears are mounting that a billion-pound contract to build a new fleet of ships for the Royal Navy could go to a Japanese company. The move would trigger dismay in UK military circles and would be seen as a major setback for the country’s…

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