How dare Labour abstain on the welfare bill?

Responding to Labour’s abstention on the Welfare Bill, Felicity Dowling of Left Unity said:

“It is shameful for Labour MPs to abstain on a bill that is nothing more than a Tory attack on the very poorest.

“Well done to the 48 Labour MPs who voted ‘no’. The rest should hang their heads. How bloody dare they! How dare they abstain on a bill that will push more children into terrible poverty?

“We need an opposition that actually opposes, instead of just keeping the benches warm for no purpose.”

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Sat 20 Oct, 10.00-17.30
How Do We Defeat The Rise Of Fascism & Racism? International Conference

A great line-up and a vital event in London.

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Sat 20 Oct, 12.00
People’s Vote March

Park Lane, London. Contact us if you can help distribute LU broadsheets.

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9-11 Nov
European Forum of Progressive Forces, Bilbao

To debate, build and act to ward-off current threats.

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Sun 17 Nov, 11.00-16.30
Reclaim Social Care Conference, Birmingham

To explore how to reverse privatisation and secure quality, stable, publicly funded and accountable social care services for all.

Speakers from Health Campaigns Together, the Labour Party, DPAC and more.

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Sun 17 Nov, 12.00
National Unity Demonstration Against Fascism and Racism

Central London. More info on Facebook

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