Labour and Co-operative Member of
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Lloyd

by Lloyd on 14.11.12

European Youth Funding: Where next and what we should be doing to secure youth services.

Posted on www.intranet.youthforum.org/elections2012/node/41122#comment-151 There has been much debate about the European budget recently in the news, in particular the failure of governments to agree a additional funds required for this next year by the commission. This looks badly for the coming...

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by Lloyd on 31.10.12

Your Youth Forum as an agenda setter; your Vice-President as a co-operaive leader

Posted on: http://intranet.youthforum.org/elections2012/node/41122#comment-145 I thought that I should get some discussions going here and welcome questions to me as one of the candidates for Vice-President. I wish all the candidates good luck and hope that we manage a positive election. =AN...

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by Lloyd on 08.10.12

My Nomination to the European Youth Forum

You can download my nomination here: http://s.coop/youthforum The slogan for my nomination is "Don't Stop, Thinking about Tomorrow" listen to the song bellow: Election 2012   Dear members, I am delighted to be nominated by the British Youth Council for the position of Vice-President in...

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by Lloyd on 18.09.12

“Stimulating intergenerational dialogue and solidarity between the generations: a shared responsibility”

Abstract

What do all generations want? A better future, without compromising the present? Lloyd Russell-Moyle, Board Member of the European Youth Forum, puts some personal reflections as to the challenges of intergenerational solidarity. Focusing on the need to re-balance the democratic life of young people, the work, pension and economic life of all people, the service provision for those at the margins of society and all though the prism of sustainable development: fulfilling the needs of today without compromising the potential of tomorrow. Finally he reflects, that many of the concerns of the old and young are similar but that caution should me made to allow autonomy to flourish within solidarity.

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by Lloyd on 02.09.12

Lewes Labour: Defending Teachers

  The Tory-led government has led a campaign to undermine teachers by demeaning what they do in the classroom as well as threatening to make drastic changes to their pay, conditions and pensions.  The conservatives and Liberal Democrats have  even suggested that teachers in poorer areas...

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by Lloyd on 31.08.12

Back The Bank Bonus Tax

Ed Milliband has been saying since January why won’t they do it, it raised billions before and will do so now. Back Labour’s bank bonus tax and help create 100,000 more youth jobs… Stop another lost generation:    • Youth unemployment has hit almost one million and just like...

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by Lloyd on 28.08.12

Climate Change Pledge from Labour

Climate change is the greatest threat to the future of our planet and without action we will not be able to reverse its effects. This year at the UN conference in Durban, countries can take action to reduce harmful emissions, help create thousands of low carbon jobs and support poorer nations to...

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by Lloyd on 27.08.12

Labour Street Stall, Sale/fundraiser and Surgery – Saturday September 22nd – Continue the great support!

The Street Stall, table sale/fundraiser is a social, fundraising event linked to some political action in the Cliffe precinct.   The Stall and fundraiser are a good source of funds for lewes Labour and need your support. But we need more donations of goods to raise money. There has been a great...

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by Lloyd on 26.08.12

Give Families a break on childcare

Families are being hit by a triple whammy from the Tory-led Government: less financial support for childcare, rising childcare costs and less childcare availability. The Tories are out of touch. David Cameron is making life harder for the squeezed middle by cutting vital childcare services and tax...

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by Lloyd on 14.08.12

Intervention Closing Session, 2 June 2012

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Intervention Closing Session, 2 June 2012 _________________________________________ On behalf of the Major Groups for Children and Youth and NGOs We note progress has been...

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by Lloyd on 03.08.12

Protest At Lewes Station – Save the Railways – Saturday 4th August

Remember the disaster that was Beeching…..Trains are busier than at any time since the 1920s. They are going to get busier still. Should we be looking to make them pay or ensure they continue as an efficient public service. The McNulty Report about to be used by Government in an attack on...

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by Lloyd on 08.07.12

Austerity Means – Money Money Money

Austerity - benefits and credit claimants Incapacity benefit claimants; in Lewes it is estimated that of 2300 existing claimants, 736 will be designated as fit for work following reassessment. Lone parents whose youngest child is aged 5 or above are now receiving jobseekers allowance requiring them...

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by Lloyd on 23.05.12

More Hiring…. NOT Firing | Beechcroft Report

Yesterday afternoon, a 6,000-strong letter was delivered to Vince Cable at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, saying we need more hiring, not more firing. The timing couldn’t have been more crucial. Last year, David Cameron asked a venture capitalist called Adrian Beecroft, who...

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by Lloyd on 23.05.12

Lewes Independent Councillors – Are they Independent?

Lewes loves an independent, and recent weeks has seen in  the local papers articles on a number of local independent councillors.  But just how independent are they? What are Ms O’Keefes links with the Tories. why is it they feel so comfortable as to have her as Vice Chair of The District...

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by Lloyd on 23.05.12

IMF tells Tories – Growth not Austerity

Ed Milliband and Ed balls were right after all, The French say it, The Greeks shout it but no one wanted to Listen to Labour,.Austerity doesn’t work, cut to hard and too fast and you ruin the economy, put people on the dole and blight the future of our young people. The International Monetary...

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by Lloyd on 05.04.12

Budget 2012 – “cynical deluded and regressive”

The Tories with their LibDem friends have given us a budget which is cynical, deluded and regressive (Larry Elliot The Guardian 22.3.12) Those with an income of £1 million will get an extra £42,500; those with an income of £150,000 will get an extra £10,000, while those with an income of...

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by Lloyd on 04.04.12

A Youth Intervention towards Rio+20

From: http://www.stakeholderforum.org/sf/outreach/index.php/int3day2home/715-int3say2item8 Lloyd Russell-Moyle, European Youth Forum As we approach the end of the March negotiations, I worry that we are taking steps backwards in a number of areas, not forwards, and I am fearful that we have...

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by Lloyd on 11.03.12

Poorest hit hardest by housing benefit changes

Lib Dem = Con The Lib Dem collaborators like to talk tough about taxing the rich, when in fact its the poor who are footing the bill in the Con Dem cuts. From next April, maximum Housing Benefit allowances will be cut, alongside the capping of benefits for all households despite their real...

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