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From LabourList: Ed Miliband’s campaign were the first to realise the potential power that mobile could play in member mobilisation. Partnering with specialists Mass1 was a pivotal decision, as they conducted the largest voter ID operation in Labour’s history adding over 4,300 volunteers to his campaign, with over 89% of those following though and taking [...]
According to the latest figures for declared donations* to political parties, the Liberal Democrats have brought in more money than Labour from private donors and companies (i.e. excluding trade unions), making it 11 quarters out of the last 13 where that has been true: Liberal Democrats: £454,747 Labour £353,455 Good work once again by all those [...]
.@labourpressGenerous of you to tweet link about gaffes by Labour. (At least I presume you read beyond headline? bit.ly/O89CGf) — Mark Pack (@markpack) September 4, 2012 UPDATE: Looks like Labour’s press team have now zapped their unfortunate tweet.
From today’s publication of party accounts by the Electoral Commission for national party organisations (i.e. excluding some of the component parts of the parties): Liberal Democrats Income £6,204,766 Expenditure £6,504,743 Surplus / (deficit) -£299,977* Membership 48,934** * There would have been a £217,473 surplus had it not been for a one-off write-off of a debt [...]
Not an exceptional list if found on, say, the Harrods website, but not quite as comradely as you might expect given its actual home – the Labour Party conference website.
That’s the headline on a post over on Labour Uncut, and they have the full internal Unite strategy document to corroborate those claims: The strategy is a powerful statement of intent. It’s clear that Unite intend to fundamentally change Labour… In one passage, plans are set out to recruit 5000 new members from Unite into [...]
The Leeds Labour Party is being investigated by the police for over claims it has broken the law against issuing imitation poll cards.
Labour Council Waste
Following a referral by Cardiff Council’s Electoral Registration Officer, the police are investigating one of the city’s Labour council candidates over allegations that he provided a false home address for use on the ballot papers. Luke Holland gave as his address a property that he moved out of last year. However that old address is [...]