Labour and Co-operative Member of
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Lloyd

by Lloyd on 11.03.12

Housing Benefit changes hit the poorest

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 housing...

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by Lloyd on 08.03.12

A Million Young People Unemployed

A MILLION YOUNG PEOPLE NOW UNEMPLOYED UNDER THE TORIES With over a million young people now out of work, Labour has launched a clear plan to create and support new jobs for the next generation. The Tories’ economic policies have resulted in over 1 million young people now being unemployed. In...

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by Lloyd on 07.03.12

Add your Labour or Union Meeting or Event to our events calendar

Look out for our new Labour Movement Events Calendar, you can add events here (they will need to be approved). So if you have an event you want listing please submit via our events page. Don’t forget to give time and location details so we can add the location to or database and get google...

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by Lloyd on 07.03.12

Europe in Crises: Youth in Crises, a way forward?

Speech by Lloyd Russell-Moyle (Board member) National Youth Council of Catalonia (CNJC) General Assembly 3rd March 3012 Themes - Crisis and its effects in young people specially - The right of voting at 16 and the needing of improving our democracy - The future of YiA Introduction I am delighted...

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by Lloyd on 04.03.12

Get The tories to drop the Health Bill – Sign the petition

The Government is planning the biggest re-organisation of the NHS since it began in 1948. It is unnecessary, unwanted, wasteful and damaging – and threatens to end the NHS as we know it. Only last year, the Government promised people they wouldn’t do it. Many thousands of people have already...

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by Lloyd on 12.01.12

Are the Greens divided in Lewes

Its a simple enough question, with a lead Green Councillor: Matt Kent leaving the Green Party fold to become an independent.  We have to ask why he felt the need to leave after being committed to the green cause.  What would so put him off, what would divide the Greens.  In Lewes they seem...

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by Lloyd on 12.01.12

Brighton Public Toilets threatened by Green Party

LOLA - LEAVE OUR LOOS ALONE! The draft budget from the Green Administration of Brighton and Hove City Council is proposing to close 9 public toilets and reducing the level of attendance at 6 others. The Labour Group has launched a campaign, LOLA (Leave our Loos Alone), with the support of Hilary...

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by Lloyd on 09.01.12

There is no place like home

 You may have heard the news that under this Tory-led Government, there has been a 17% increase in the number of families losing their homes. These aren’t just dry statistics – they are real families facing homelessness.  The Government must change course, stop cutting too far and too fast...

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by Lloyd on 12.12.11

The final voice: a view from the Chair

Dear members, This is the last time that I write to you as the Chair of the General Council and the Woodcraft Folk, I leave to focus on my studies and lead the European campaign to save international youth work and the funding that organisations like IFM-SEI receive to operate. Two and a half...

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by Lloyd on 29.11.11

The Tories flounder, Osborne has failed, Labour fight on…..

This is a really worrying time for families and businesses; struggling with higher food prices and gas bills and worried about their jobs and their children’s futures.  The Tory-led Government are cutting too far and too fast and risk choking off economic recovery. Unemployment is rising again...

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by Lloyd on 28.11.11

General Strike of 30th November 2011

Download the Chair's letter to members about the General Strike 30-11-11 Dear members and supporters, We write to you in the week of the largest strikes that the UK has seen for many years, which are planned to take place on Wednesday 30th November. While these events in the last year have become...

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by Lloyd on 02.07.11

June 30th: strikes an opportunity for progressive education

Dear members and supporters, We write to you a week before the largest strikes that the UK has seen for many years, which are planned to take place on Thursday 30th June (next week). Thousands of school and college students are expected to be either given the day off school or to refuse to cross...

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by Lloyd on 22.03.11

The UK Spring?

As spring approaches walks, camps and outdoor activities becomes more of a staple of weekly group life. This week saw the meeting of our Joint Centre Committee, which brings our centres and campsites together. The vision coming out of the meeting seems exciting, looking at how we can work to make...

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by Lloyd on 28.02.11

Social Change – but what kind of education?

Sometimes things never seem to change for the better and then (just like buses) it all comes at once. In less than two months we have seen social and political changes across the Middle East and North Africa, as we never thought we would. Social change and social movements are all around us,...

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by Lloyd on 18.01.11

General Council – Committed to growth and political action.

As we enter a new year I think many of us will find ourselves battling the same challenges as last year. Our government continues to make life difficult for many families; removing public services and threatening peoples jobs. As young people resolve to go out and shout about the kind of...

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by Lloyd on 22.11.10

WOODCRAFT FOLK SUPPORTS STUDENTS WALKOUT

Dear Editor, It is not only the current generation of students who will be hit by cuts to EMA and the increase in tuition fees. As an organisation of children and young people, many of whom are disenfranchised by their age, the Woodcraft Folk, will be supporting those who choose to take...

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by Lloyd on 13.11.10

A new website, now lets grow!

As November passes, the exciting, and long awaited news of our new website has arrived and its launch has been completed. While there’s still a lot of work to do, getting all the information up there, this website, should be the place for you to find out everything Woodcraft. From renewing your...

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