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Alice Perry

Labour councillor and NEC representative for local government

Labour NEC Report, 20th September 2016

Jeremy Corbyn gave the Leader's report. He talked about his work to make politics more engaging. He welcomed the increase in Labour Party membership and talked about the positive difference new members could make, particularly in parts of the country where Labour has not traditionally been active. He thanked Labour Party staff for their continued hard work.
21/09/2016 12:44 BST

Making Labour's Selections Fairer And More Transparent

Each year Labour's governing body, the National Executive Committee, can propose changes to the party's rules to be voted on at Labour Party Conference. Recently there has been increased interest in what any potential rule changes might be. People have speculated about whether these changes will be used to pursue various factional agendas or "settle scores". In reality, the rule changes we have spent the past year working on are designed to improve campaigning, communications and engagement through digital technology and Party Reform.
05/09/2016 17:14 BST

If Anyone Owns the Labour Brand, It's Us in Local Government

Labour faces an existential crisis. Now is not the time to repeat the mistakes of the past on steroids. Instead of just retreating to our comfort zones and talking to ourselves, Labour must demonstrate we are a serious, credible political party worthy of public support. Outside Westminster, Labour in local government does this every day.
02/08/2016 09:57 BST