Jeremy Corbyn at our AGMJuly 31, 2019
Thanks to all those members who came to our AGM, and special thanks to Jeremy, our president who somehow made time to join us. He spoke of the on-going development of Labour’s manifesto. . . the need for a free social care system alongside the NHS; the scandal that over a million people are waiting for care at any one time; the need to end the system of students having to buy their education; the scandal of 15-20,000 rough sleepers at any one time; the importance of community and in this connection the building of social housing, overcoming air pollution, the setting up of youth and sports clubs, after-school clubs and the need to have proper skills training.
He said that it was necessary to have a plan to measure the needs of communities in all parts of the country so that these needs could be concretely dealt with. On Brexit, he said there was a need to act to stop “no deal’, and said that after talks with members and affiliated trade unions the Labour Party was calling for a people’s vote on a Brexit deal with the option of voting for “remain’. He answered members’ questions before rushing off for a meeting and an important vote in the House of Commons.This entry was posted in Uncategorized.