Category Archives: News

News Bulletin March 2017

Dear Comrade/Annwyl Gyfaillon This bulletin focusses particularly on the forthcoming Welsh Labour conference, covering both motions to be debated and our own fringe meeting, and the Momentum conference taking place on the same weekend while also giving the usual brief rundown of recent developments and forthcoming events. We are aware that it is several weeks […]

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News Bulletin 16th-30th January 2017

Dear Comrade Welcome to the latest WLG/Momentum members’ bulletin. It is a little over two weeks since the last edition and it is likely that it will be the norm, in future, for the bulletin to appear fortnightly, rather than weekly, due to time and workload pressures. The last two weeks have, of course, been […]

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News Bulletin 9th-15th January 2017

Annwyl gyfaill/Dear comrades Welcome to our latest weekly bulletin, incorporating a brief summary of the week’s major political developments and news about events within, or relevant to, WLG and Momentum. The last week has been dominated politically by the ongoing crisis within the NHS, over which Jeremy Corbyn robustly challenged the Tory government in the […]

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News Bulletin 2nd-8th January 2017

Annwyl gyfaill/Dear comrade Welcome to the first WLG/Momentum bulletin of 2017. We hope that you had an enjoyable festive break. This bulletin contains a round-up of recent political developments, news about national and local WLG/Momentum meetings and information about Welsh Labour conference, including advice on motions. Both Parliament and the Assembly are due to return […]

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News Bulletin 28th November-4th December 2016

Dear comrades/Annwyl gyfaill Welcome to this week’s news bulletin, containing a summary of the week’s events, a report of the Momentum National Committee meeting and details of our forthcoming AGM. Alongside wider events in Austria and Italy, this week saw a victory for the Liberal Democrats in the Richmond Park by-election, the result of the […]

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News Bulletin 21st-27th November 2016

Dear comrades/Annwyl gyfaill Welcome to this week’s news bulletin containing information regarding our forthcoming AGM alongside a large number of other events and meetings in the next few weeks. This week the UK Government announced their Autumn Statement, with key points outlined here. Predictions include borrowing £59 billion next year alone and the abandonment of […]

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News Bulletin 14th-20th November 2016

Dear comrades/Annwyl gyfaill Welcome to this week’s news bulletin containing information regarding our forthcoming AGM alongside a large number of other events and meetings in the next few weeks. As previously advertised, our AGM will be taking place on Saturday, 10 December in the George Hall, The Guildhall, Swansea SA1 4PE between 11.00 am and […]

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News Bulletin 7th-13th November 2016

Annwyl gyfaill/ Dear comrades Welcome to this week’s news bulletin, containing a round-up of the week’s events as well as forthcoming events, both for WLG/Momentum and outside organisations. This week has seen the election of Donald Trump, the Republican candidate, to the Presidency of the United States. Jeremy Corbyn has argued that this event represents […]

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News Bulletin 31st October-11th November 2016

Dear comrades/Annwyl gyfaill Welcome to this week’s news bulletin, containing an update on our forthcoming AGM, a summary of this week’s news events (including today’s Welsh Executive Committee meeting and Wednesday’s Momentum Steering Group meeting) and forthcoming WLG/Momentum local group meetings and wider events. You may be aware that there have been some disagreements within […]

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Welsh Labour rules reform project (“Convention of the Willing”)

Saturday 12th November will see the first meeting of an initiative that aims to draw up an updated rule book for the Welsh Labour Party, in light of recent changes which have meant that the current rules are not fit for purpose. This will feed into the party’s official consultation on the implementation of powers devolved […]

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