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Some Labour selections just happen

I wake up in a different local world today. After many long weeks I now know that the lovely Binnie Joshi Barr will be Labour candidate in Colne Valley Constituency in 2015.  We had a very civilised final selection meeting … Continue reading

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a week of pubs near railways

The non-arrival of the 21.40 bus from Huddersfield to Holmfirth gave me time to reflect last night – and to decide even though every day this week has been taken up with something to help shape Labour locally it has … Continue reading

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confident to campaign my way

 Have I really only been back from conference a week? I did come back confident about Labour and it is that renewed confidence that makes campaigning special. So yes, I have managed to catch up with a little bit of … Continue reading

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Linking Lords Reform to the real world

There are now two books on my iPad bookshelf. One of them is the Labour Party Rule book. The other is the draft Bill folks keep calling Nicks Bill. Don’t give him all the credit for it. The House of … Continue reading

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not the minutes and matters European

We had a great discussion on Friday night. It was nice that the new members not only joined in, they also chose to linger at the end of the meeting. – well maybe just waiting for a lift home, but … Continue reading

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Why twitter leaves me feeling a little excluded

it is back to basics this week. An experiment with a joint discussion between two branches on Tuesday, then a ”meeting’ on Friday to discuss e-campaignIng. This is not an easy constituency to get around, so I value opportunities to … Continue reading

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rainy sunday…..

…..So spent most of the day writing that consultation paper on how we might take refounding Labour forward as a constituency. I wanted to add an organisational chart. I am sure this used to be easy in the old ‘word’ … Continue reading

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