We welcome this report from Another Europe is Possible showing how Freedom of Movement is a positive thing for both UK and EU citizens living in the UK and calling for the protection of this right in any Brexit negotiations. We also support their call for the Posted Workers’ Directive which has been used to drive down terms and conditions, to be revised by the EU.
It is also highly significant that they continue to call for the right of the European Court of Justice to be the final arbiter of the rights of EU citizens living here and not the UK courts. This conforms with the demands of the organisations representing EU citizens in the UK, such as The 3 Million, that only by doing so can EU citizens feel assured that their rights will not be removed by the UK government in future.
Left Unity hopes that this report will be supported at the Labour Party conference this weekend and that those forces in the party calling for the retention of Freedom of Movement will be strengthened by its recommendations. As an organisation affiliated to Another Europe is Possible, Left Unity has played an important part in the organisation’s campaign and will continue to argue forcefully for the retention of Freedom of Movement for both EU citizens in the UK and UK citizens in the EU.
Read the report here
Left Unity is active in movements and campaigns across the left, working to create an alternative to the main political parties.
Events and protests from around the movement, and local Left Unity meetings.
Thursday 31st May
Transform #4 launch event: full details here
Saturday 9 June
the Empire Strikes Back in Latin America
VSC Day School; more details here
Saturday 16 June, 11.00 -18.00
Left Unity 2018 National Conference
Left Unity’s annual national conference.
Friday 13th July
Together against Trump national demo
2pm in central London
More details here
Sunday 19 August, 14.00-15.00
Peterloo Massacre 2018 Commemorative Rally & Picnic
In Manchester, hosted by Greater Manchester Association of Trades Union Councils. More info on Facebook
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