Labour and Co-operative Member of
Parliament for Kemptown and Peacehaven

Lloyd

by Lloyd on 10.10.17

Government Policy and the Proceedings of the House

Constituents can agree or disagree with their local Member of Parliament, but it is important that they know how their local Member of Parliament views an issue and how they vote on that issue when it comes before them. Voting in that sense is a cathartic process: it allows us to support the...

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by Lloyd on 11.09.17

European Union (Withdrawal Bill)

“We will scrap the Conservatives’…White Paper and replace it with fresh negotiating priorities that have a strong emphasis on…the Single Market” ​and putting “the economy first”. That was the manifesto on which Labour Members stood only a few months ago. We said that we would scrap...

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by Lloyd on 17.07.17

Scheduling of Parliamentary Business

I wonder about the responsibility of the Government, and what this looks like for constituents out in the wider world. Today my constituents were queuing around the block for more than an hour, not for a gig or a music activity, but to see the local doctor in Peacehaven. That is a regular thing...

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by Lloyd on 04.07.17

Chris Gibb Report: Improvements to Southern Railway

He said that employees had borrowed money for cars on their credit cards and could not afford to go on strike, and he went on and on. If that is not a political motivation to aggravate this strike, I do not know what is—it is a clear ratcheting up of the dispute. Of course, there is always blame...

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by Lloyd on 29.06.17

Labour Must Stand with Trans People Against a New Section 28

Originally this article was written on 23.06.2020 for Tribune Magazine it was since amended following a statement by the author. Last week we saw a step forward for trans people in the United States with the Supreme Court deciding that discrimination in the workplace because of sex, which...

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by Lloyd on 27.06.17

Education and Local Services

Those opportunities for people from all backgrounds, which allow them to aspire even to be MPs, are vital in an egalitarian society, but they are often lacking in the current curriculum, which has been imposed on many of our schools by this Government. Every school in my constituency faces cuts...

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by Lloyd on 06.06.17

Greens and a Progressive Alliance

I am standing in Brighton Kemptown, a seat on the south coast that we lost by just 690 votes in 2015. We bucked the trend and halved the Tory majority but it was not enough to get us a Labour MP. Although I was the PPC in Lewes, I was an active member of the Kemptown team supporting Nancy Platts...

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by Lloyd on 02.05.17

A new politics

I applaud Green Party members for deciding democratically to withdraw their candidate in the forthcoming election in Kemptown and Peacehaven, where it is a close race between the Labour Party and the Conservatives. Whilst I do have differences of opinion with the Greens, this...

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by Lloyd on 22.06.16

Speech at selection meeting

I wanted to thank those members that voted for me at the selection meeting last week and I hope that I will be a good Labour-Co-operative candidate for East Brighton. The campaign will launch straight after the referendum with door knocking and deliveries of leaflets. Below you can see...

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by Lloyd on 15.06.16

Standing for Labour’s East Brighton nomination

Following the news that one of our fantastic councillors, Maggie Barradell, has had to resign in order to undertake family caring responsibilities outside of the Brighton area, I have decided to seek nomination to be the Labour Candidate in the up and coming by-election. Maggie has been an...

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by Lloyd on 11.03.16

Support the NHS Bill

Dear Editor, I am delighted that Labour Party members will be joining a cross party campaign to restore the NHS by supporting and calling on all MPs to vote for the NHS bill tomorrow. At the last all members' meeting of Brighton, Hove and District Labour Party the members voted overwhelmingly...

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by Lloyd on 12.01.16

Response to “We Tories are all Eurosceptics now”: The tories are putting their ideology above democracy

Letter "We Tories are all Eurosceptics now": Why the tories are putting their ideology above democracy Dear Editor, I read with interest John Redwood's article this weekend in the Financial Times ("We Tories are all Eurosceptics now", 8th January 2016). Mr Redwood claims that we would be more...

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by Lloyd on 13.12.15

Chair of the Brighton, Hove and District Labour Party

This week I have sent out a message to Ward Secretaries in Brighton Hove and District saying that I intend to stand for Chair of the District Party Executive Committee. Download my statement here or read it below. Dear Friend, I am standing to be the Chair of Brighton, Hove and District Labour...

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by Lloyd on 27.11.15

The boundary review: Manipulation of the electoral system

First published in the Brighton and Hove Independent November 27, 2015 http://brightonandhoveindependent.co.uk/the-boundary-review-a-manipulation-of-the-electoral-system/ Lloyd Russell-Moyle is a Brighton resident and the former Labour Parliamentary Candidate in the Lewes Constituency. He has...

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by Lloyd on 17.05.15

Thanks and where to go next

http://ift.tt/eA8V8J I wanted to thank the voters of Lewes that voted for Labour last week. Voters in Lewes came to Labour in similar numbers as in 1997 when were able to get a landslide Labour government, unfortunately voters in the rest of the county didn’t.  There is a myth circulating...

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by Lloyd on 26.04.15

LGBT Labour

http://ift.tt/1zbi9zP Last week the Labour Party launched the manifesto for LGBT (Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Trans*) people in Brighton. Lloyd Russell-Moyle, Labour’s candidate for parliament in Lewes, who is sponsored by LGBT Labour attended the event.  Lloyd said “It was great to...

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by Lloyd on 26.04.15

Save our NHS

http://ift.tt/1Klq7rd Lloyd Russell-Moyle, Labour’s candidate for Parliament in Lewes, joined 38 Degrees activist in a day of action to save our NHS and ensure that we use our votes to keep it in public hands.  Lloyd said Labour is the only party putting a public NHS at the heart of our...

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by Lloyd on 26.04.15

Don’t Let Them Drown

http://ift.tt/1Fp5L07 Lloyd Russell-Moyle, Labour’s candidate for Parliament in Lewes joined Purna Sen (candidate in Pavilion) and Nancy Platts (candidate in Kemptown and Peacehaven) on the beach in Brighton to call on European governments to take action in the Mediterranean and stop the...

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by Lloyd on 17.04.15

Join us in canvassing in Lewes and Newhaven

http://ift.tt/1OPE6YH Upcoming campaigning events Come out on Thursday evenings or over the next few weekends to knock on doors and help to identify where the Labour vote is and/or deliver leaflets to every household. Every little bit of support you can offer will help. Dates and contacts for...

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by Lloyd on 17.04.15

Britain can be better

http://ift.tt/1yuute6 This morning Ed Miliband launched Labour’s Manifesto which will see people in Lewes and Seahaven given a much needed boost under the next Labour Government. Labour have committed to: Reverse the Government’s final cut in corporation tax to pay for a reduction...

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