Monthly Archives: April 2016

Trident Revisited- Bob Clay

There is a broad consensus amongst the Westminster-bubble chattering classes, which argues that the Labour Party continues to obsess over the debates of the last century rather than looking to the future. In a strange and unintended way, it might be said that this is a major part of the difficulty when debating Trident replacement. […]

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News Bulletin 18th-24th April 2016

Dear comrade Welcome to this week’s news bulletin. Just a short one this week as canvassing for the Assembly elections is taking up a lot of time! On the elections, the Welsh Labour manifesto was released this week: you can view it here. Good news at UK level, as the Government have decided not to […]

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News Bulletin 11th-17th April 2016

Dear comrade Welcome to this week’s news bulletin. The TATA saga continues, with little progress made on the part of the UK Government, despite promises earlier this week. Options include part-nationalisation, a workforce partnership or a private buyer. In EU news, Jeremy made a speech this week outlining his position on the EU referendum. This […]

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News Bulletin 4th-10th April 2016

Dear comrade Welcome to this week’s news bulletin and a particular welcome to our new members. The crisis facing the UK steel industry continues, as buyers are sought for TATA’s plants, particularly its Port Talbot base. Welsh Labour First Minister Carwyn Jones has made it clear that Labour intend to fight to maintain our Welsh […]

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News Bulletin 28th March-3rd April 2016

Dear comrade Welcome to this week’s bulletin. The story dominating the news this week has been TATA’s decision to sell off its remaining UK steel plants, the biggest of which is based in Port Talbot (the BBC has a graphic with the jobs across Wales, available here). Business Secretary Sajid Javid is meeting with workers at […]

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