Category Archives: Economy

Final NPF Report to be debated at Conference

Annual Conference starts this weekend, and debates will focus on the report of the National Policy Forum. We would like to thank all the local parties and members who sent in submissions and amendments to the draft documents issued in the Spring. The NPF met in Milton Keynes in July and as reps we took [...]

Six new policy discussion documents

Sustainable Communities Prosperity and Work Health Education and Skills Crime Justice Citizenship Equalities Britain in the World Earlier this year we circulated some policy discussion documents. Those documents did not cover all policy areas. Now each of the party’s policy commissions has issued a draft document that reports on the work done so far and [...]

Labour to tackle high pay and tax dodging

This month Labour announced new policies that will aim to bring more fairness into our society. A future Labour government will implement in full the recommendations of the High Pay Commission, including: Employees will serve on the committees that decide director pay for large companies Publication of executive pay packages for the top 10 executives in [...]

Autumn Statement – what are George’s plans?

George Osborne made a series of announcements in the Autumn Statement. He also revealed that his Plan A to cut the deficit in 4 years is way off course, the economy is slowing down and will probably go back into recession soon. The key points: The deficit will now continue until 2017, 3 years later [...]