The Labour campaign to leave the European Union has been launched. ‘Labour Leave’ is a Labour campaign, run by, staffed by and funded by Labour members. We would like to invite all Labour members, trade unionists, supporters, socialist societies and affiliates to join our campaign to secure a ‘leave’ vote in the coming referendum on our EU membership. The Labour Party does not have a single view on our membership of the EU and the Labour Party isn’t united behind remaining in the EU. Many…
Famous Nollywood actor, Desmond Elliot, has started his political career and joined the Labour Party. What is more, Elliot who is a solid follower of Jimi Agbaje is not only canvassing for him to be the next Governor of Lagos State, but he is also contesting for a seat in the House or Reps, un
As the conflict in Afghanistan subsided, the Labour government maintained its strong support for U.S foreign policy, including a possible U.S.-led war against the government of Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein. Blair—following the lead of U.S. president George W. Bush—accused Hussein of stockpiling weapons of mass destruction and of posing a serious threat to regional and global security, and he offered to contribute British military forces to a preemptive U.S.-led attack on Iraq. Blair’s…
Top News: "UK: Owen Smith Biography And Profile" - http://politicoscope.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Owen-Smith-UK-Top-Story-in-Politics-Headline-790x395.jpg - Owen Smith was brought up in Pontypridd and Barry, where he joined the Labour Party, aged 16. Read Owen Smith Biography and Profile. on Politicoscope - http://politicoscope.com/2016/07/13/uk-owen-smith-biography-and-profile/.
1949 - Mary Francis Davidson. Mary Davidson worked in the Labour Party from 1922 and became Acting Secretary in 1949 when Luke Duffy, the outstanding Secretary, joined the IDA. She was the first woman to hold such a position in an Irish political party. She became Secretary of the Labour Party in 1962, a position she held until 1967. Mary Davidson was also the first woman to be elected a Labour Senator. She served as a Senator from 1950-51 and 1954-61.
1990 - Jim Kemmy and the DSP Merger. Jim Kemmy joined the Labour Party in 1963 and was elected to the Administrative Council 1968-'71. He became embroiled with Stephen Coughlan TD over issues of anti-semitism, family planning and Northern Ireland and set up the Democratic Socialist Party in 1982. Kemmy was elected Dáil Deputy in 1981, 1982, 1987 and in 1991 became Mayor of Limerick. In May 1990 the DSP merged with the Labour Party.
Maud Pember Reeves (1865 - 1953) was a feminist, writer and member of the Fabian Society. She spent most of her life in New Zealand and Britain. In 1885 she married the journalist and politician William Pember Reeves and became interested in socialism and the suffragette movements. In 1896 the family moved to London, where Maud joined the Fabian Society, a precursor to the Labour Party, which promoted social reform.
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