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Post-Conference Campaign Day

Post-Conference Campaign Day

Subject to be announced, but the campaign will focus on one of the central issues arising from Conference. Mount Folly Square, Honey Street, Bodmin  

“Give us the tools and we’ll finish the job” –

“Give us the tools and we’ll finish the job” –

 – the idea of a Cornwall Labour Party grabs the limelight as activists head for Liverpool 17th September 2018 By Rashleigh MacFarlane Next week’s Labour Party conference is due to see what is thought to be the first-ever attempt to create a formal Cornwall Labour Party, similar to the party’s organisations in Scotland and Wales. The suggestion, which is all about money and power, has already caught the eye of some national media commentators, including the Huffington Post. A rule-change proposal…

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EXCLUSIVE: Cornwall Council grants more than £400,000 in tax breaks to private schools

EXCLUSIVE: Cornwall Council grants more than £400,000 in tax breaks to private schools

14th September 2018 By Graham Smith Cornwall Council is awarding business rates’ relief worth hundreds of thousands of pounds to private schools.  All eight private schools in Cornwall are getting tax breaks worth a total of £417,400.80. The relief on business rates is granted because the schools are registered as charities, even though many people regard them as private businesses.  Truro High School, for example, which charges senior pupils (or their parents) nearly £14,000 per year for day girls, last…

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NEC Report and Personal Statement – Peter Willsman

NEC Report and Personal Statement – Peter Willsman

  Peter Willsman reports from Labour’s Extra NEC Meeting September 4th 2018 Personal Statement First, may I thank all those comrades who voted for me for the NEC – remember I am only a phone call away if you need advice. For the first time ever, one of our “comrades” secretly and illegally recorded some of the July NEC private meeting. In particular, an OTT rant by me was published. I issued a statement in which I deeply apologised for offence…

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CLP Meeting

CLP Meeting

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