Posts Tagged ‘Labour Women Leading’

Details of Labour Party Pro-NHS Rally This Saturday

March 9, 2023

I got this email from the Arise Festival of left Labour ideas giving the details for a pro-NHS rally this Saturday.

SOS NHS Demo,¬†Saturday, London ūüď£

GET INVOLVED: RSVP here + Retweet here // Read more here

Hello David

A range of Labour left groups have come together to organise a ‚ÄėLabour bloc‚Äô on this Saturday‚Äôs SOS NHS ‚Äď End the Crisis ‚Äď Support the Strikes demo. Supporters include the Labour Assembly Against Austerity, Momentum, the Campaign for Labour Party Democracy, Labour Representation Committee, Red Labour and Labour Women Leading. Full info is below.

Supporting the initiative, John McDonnell MP,¬†‚ÄúWe must make our voices heard collectively at the SOS NHS demonstration¬† ‚Äď bringing people together in the run-up to the Budget to fight for our NHS‚Äô future.‚Ä̬†You can read more from John, LAAA, Momentum, NHS Workers Say No and Diane Abbott¬†here.

We will be meeting from 11.30 outside Lidl on Tottenham Court Rd and need volunteers to help carry our banner and promote our #PeoplesBudget event Рplease email if you can help!

Yours in solidarity,
Matt Willgress, Labour Assembly & Arise РA Festival of Left Ideas.


  • Saturday March 11, 12.00pm, Warren St. (Labour bloc meet up 11.30 outside Lidl on Tottenham Court Rd.)
  • Get NHS demo info here & RSVP for Labour bloc here + Retweet here
  • Read more from LAAA’s Matt Willgress¬†here¬†on why with Wes Streeting backing NHS privatisation, the Left must back this important initiative.

I won’t be able to go because of the cost and ill health, but I’m putting this up for those who do want to go.

Left-Labour Conference in London in December

September 1, 2022

I also got this email from the Arise Festival of left Labour ideas notifying me that they’re organising a physical conference in London this December. Unfortunately I won’t be able to go to it, but I’m putting details of it up here for any Labour members who’d like to go. The email runs

CONFERENCE: Solidarity¬†ūüĆĻ¬†Struggle¬†ūüĆĻ¬†Socialism

In person. Sat, 10 December, 10:00 ‚Äď 16:30. Conway Hall, Central London.
Get tickets here // share & invite here // Retweet here & spread the word.

A national conference bringing together the Left & anti-Tory resistance movements in unity to discuss next steps in the fightback.

With: John McDonnell MP // Sarah Woolley, BFAWU General Secretary // Richard Burgon MP // Mick Whelan, ASLEF GS // Nadia Whittome MP // Zita Holbourne, Black Activists Rising Against Cuts (BARAC) // Lord John Hendy QC // Hilary Schan, Momentum // Ben Chacko, Morning Star // Sabby Dhalu, Stand up to Racism // Heidi Chow, Debt Justice // Mick Burke, Socialist Economic Bulletin // Rachel Garnham, CLPD // Ruth Hayes, Labour Women Leading // Matt Willgress, Labour Outlook // Sakina Sheikh AM // Steve Howell, author, Game Changer // Holly Turner, NHS Workers Say No // Jon Trickett MP // Laura Smith // Barry Gardiner MP & many more.

Themes, sessions & international guests tba – put the date in your diary today!

Hosted by¬†Arise ‚Äď A Festival of Left Ideas.

Arise Event this Tuesday on Women and the Resistance to the Tories

July 3, 2022

This was also part of the same email about the Pride event. It runs

Women At the Forefront – Resisting the Tory Offensive.

Online Tuesday 5 July, 13:00. Register here // Retweet here // Get ticket for whole festival here.

With: Mercedes Villalba MSP // Holly Turner, NHS Workers Say No // Donna Guthrie, Women’s Officer, Black Activists Rising Against Cuts // Joan Twelves, ZeroCovid.UK // Ruth Hayes, Labour Women Leading & Unite EC.

“Join this session to hear from a range of women on the frontline ‚Äď fighting for a new deal at work, for investment in our NHS and public services, for our health and communities and delivering practical solidarity.¬† Together we can have a real impact and can deliver change¬† – come along and be inspired!”

Part of the “Lefty Lunchime” series, Labour Women Leading at¬†Arise 2022 – A Festival of Left Ideas.