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Here you'll find the latest updates on our policy development work, events and major policy news. 

Equal Pay Day

Equal Pay Day

Friday 10 November is Equal Pay Day in the UK and the next Labour government will tackle unequal pay once and for all.
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Sign up to join Labour’s Make Homes Safe campaign

Sign up to join Labour’s Make Homes Safe campaign

Labour has launched a national Make Homes Safe campaign, calling on the Government to set aside £1bn to fund the retrofitting of sprinklers in all council and housing association tower blocks.
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Living Wage: Making Work Pay

Living Wage: Making Work Pay

Labour’s real Living Wage will reflect the cost of living, by raising the legal minimum wage for all to at least £10 an hour by 2020, it will give more than five and a half million people a pay rise in the process.
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Hampshire National Policy Forum Consultation

Hampshire National Policy Forum Consultation

Hampshire National Policy Forum Consultation 11am - 6pm, 11th November 2017 Winchester University
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Policy Development at the Labour Conference 2017

Policy Development at the Labour Conference 2017

Labour Party Conference marks the yearly summation of the Party’s policy development work. Brighton saw a vibrant discussion on policy in forums ranging from informal conversation to specially organised discussions on key topics.
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Labour Summer Campaign 2017: Hope and Aspiration

Labour Summer Campaign 2017: Hope and Aspiration

During this summer campaign the Labour Policy Forum wants to hear your ideas on the challenges we face and to help build on our progressive policies for the many, not the few.
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Labour launches national State Pension tour

Labour launches national State Pension tour

Labour has launched a State Pension Consultation organised by the Shadow Work and Pensions team to hear your views on the State Pension, as well as develop policies to ensure dignity and security in older age.
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Give your feedback on the Labour Policy Forum website

Give your feedback on the Labour Policy Forum website

We’re currently hosting a survey about the Labour Policy Forum to make it better for you the users. Could you spare 10 minutes to provide your feedback and ideas?
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Labour Summer Campaign 2017: Cost of Living

Labour Summer Campaign 2017: Cost of Living

Labour is running a campaign throughout the summer, with a different theme each week, detailing our policy programme for a fairer and more equal Britain. During this campaign Labour Policy Forum wants to hear your ideas on the challenges we face and to help build on our progressive policies for the many, not the few.
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Labour 2017 Summer Campaign: NHS Week

Labour 2017 Summer Campaign: NHS Week

The Labour Policy Forum wants to hear your ideas on the challenges we face on the NHS and to help build on our progressive policies for the many, not the few.
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Labour's 2017 Summer Campaign - Transport Week

Labour's 2017 Summer Campaign - Transport Week

During this summer campaign the Labour Policy Forum wants to hear your ideas on the challenges we face and to help build on our progressive policies for the many, not the few.
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Labour’s 2017 Summer Campaign - Education Week

Labour’s 2017 Summer Campaign - Education Week

Over the coming six weeks Labour is launching a Summer Campaign detailing our policy programme for a fairer and more equal Britain. Throughout this campaign the Labour Policy Forum wants to hear your ideas on the challenges we face and to help build on our progressive policies for the many, not the few.
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Response to the Queen's Speech

Response to the Queen's Speech

Following the Conservative proposals in the Queen’s Speech, Labour has responded detailing measures it would bring forward to address the big challenges facing Britain and the crisis in public services.
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Labour’s New Deal on Housing

Labour’s New Deal on Housing

Labour has released a bold, long-term plan to fix the failings in the housing market.
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Labour launches manifesto with and for disabled people

Labour launches manifesto with and for disabled people

Jeremy Corbyn has today launched Labour’s manifesto with and for disabled people, outlining key policies that will improve the lives of millions of disabled people across the country.
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Labour is committed to a bold and transformational industrial strategy

Labour is committed to a bold and transformational industrial strategy

Labour’s industrial strategy has been built on the work of the Economy, Business, Industrial Strategy and Trade Policy Commission. At its heart will be the creation of a million good jobs to drive growth across Britain.
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Labour’s pledge to improve our railways

Labour’s pledge to improve our railways

The next Labour government will put passengers first and bring franchises into public ownership as they expire.
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Labour's race and faith manifesto launched

Labour's race and faith manifesto launched

The Labour movement is built on the values of social justice, internationalism and human rights. This is why our National Policy Forum placed equality at the heart of each policy commission and policy, to ensure that all people benefit from our economy and society.
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Childcare for the many, not the few

Childcare for the many, not the few

Labour's universal childcare policy will help ensure all children have a good start in life.
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Labour’s Safer Communities pledge

Labour’s Safer Communities pledge

Labour’s Safer Communities pledge reflects the work of the Justice and Home Affairs Policy Commission over the last two years.
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Three point pledge for NHS staff and their patients

Three point pledge for NHS staff and their patients

The Labour Party highly values our hardworking NHS staff and that’s why our manifesto puts forward proposals to make sure that staff are properly supported to provide the best possible quality of services for patients.
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A Creative Future For All

A Creative Future For All

Today Labour launched its manifesto for culture: A Creative Future For All, detailing how a Labour government will invest in Britain’s cultural institutions, increase access to culture and the arts for all, and put creativity at the heart of the school curriculum.
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2017 Manifesto Launched

2017 Manifesto Launched

Today Labour has launched its General Election Manifesto 2017. This manifesto shows a fairer Britain is possible with a Labour government that would put the interests of the many before those of the few.
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How to get involved in the NPF Consultation 2017

How to get involved in the NPF Consultation 2017

Find out how to get involved and submit your ideas to the NPF Consultation 2017.
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NPF Consultation 2017

NPF Consultation 2017

As part of our work developing our 2020 Manifesto, the Labour Party has published eight new consultation documents. These documents build on the 10 policy pledges that Jeremy Corbyn set out at Annual Conference 2016, and priorities identified by the National Policy Forum in the course of their work. We are seeking your views on these key challenges our country faces and how we can build a more equal and prosperous Britain.
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Share your views on the Spring Budget

Share your views on the Spring Budget

Let us know what else is needed to rebuild and transform our economy. Share your views on last week’s Budget.
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February Update: NPF consultation & What Labour Stands for

February Update: NPF consultation & What Labour Stands for

The eight new Policy Commissions of the National Policy Forum have been tasked with building on the 10 pledges – called 'What Labour Stands For' – which were launched by Jeremy Corbyn at Annual Conference 2016.
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Industrial Strategy Consultation

Industrial Strategy Consultation

Britain has great strengths and enormous potential; together we can build an economy fit for the twenty-first century. Today we are launching a consultation to help us develop a new industrial strategy ready for implementation on day one of a Labour Government.
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Disability Equality Consultation

Disability Equality Consultation

Labour’s Shadow Work and Pensions team have launched a Disability Equality Consultation to listen to people’s views how best to tackle the discrimination and disadvantage that disabled people still face, as well as developing policies that enable people to lead full and rich lives.
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Jeremy Corbyn's speech to NPF 2016

Jeremy Corbyn's speech to NPF 2016

Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader of the Labour Party, speech to National Policy Forum 19 November 2016
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Jeremy Corbyn's speech to Annual Conference 2016

Jeremy Corbyn's speech to Annual Conference 2016

Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader of the Labour Party, speech to Labour Party Annual Conference 2016.
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Tom Watson's speech to Annual Conference 2016

Tom Watson's speech to Annual Conference 2016

Tom Watson MP, Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, speech to Labour Party Annual Conference 2016.
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Angela Rayner's speech to Annual Conference 2016

Angela Rayner's speech to Annual Conference 2016

Angela Rayner MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Education, speech to Labour Party Annual Conference 2016.
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Sadiq Khan's speech to Annual Conference 2016

Sadiq Khan's speech to Annual Conference 2016

Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, speech to Labour Party Annual Conference 2016.
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Protecting Rights and Investment for our Communities

Protecting Rights and Investment for our Communities

Labour has today published a new document by Emily Thornberry MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary, analysing the rights and investment at risk following the EU Referendum result.
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John McDonnell's speech to Annual Conference 2016

John McDonnell's speech to Annual Conference 2016

John McDonnell MP, Shadow Chancellor, speech to Labour Party Annual Conference 2016.
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Clive Lewis's speech to Annual Conference 2016

Clive Lewis's speech to Annual Conference 2016

Clive Lewis MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Defence, speech to Labour Party Annual Conference 2016.
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Responding to the EU Referendum Result

Responding to the EU Referendum Result

The Labour Party has launched a new consultation, calling on members, affiliates and the wider public to help shape Labour’s response to the outcome of the EU referendum. At this critical moment, as we work to get a deal for Britain’s future which protects jobs and rights, and which ensures continued investment and growth, we want to hear from you about what your priorities for action are.
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Race Equality Consultation

Race Equality Consultation

Below you can find the Shadow Women and Equalities team race equality consultation put together to hear your views on tackling racism and discrimination in modern Britain.
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National Policy Forum and Policy-Making Review

National Policy Forum and Policy-Making Review

Developing a winning policy platform means reaching out to as many people as possible, with a policy-making process which is open, inclusive and democratic.
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Priority Issue Consultation: tell us what you think

Priority Issue Consultation: tell us what you think

As the first step to developing our 2020 Manifesto, Labour wants your views on the key challenges our country faces and how we can build a more equal and prosperous Britain.
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Britain's Security: Labour's Defence Policy Review

Britain's Security: Labour's Defence Policy Review

Shadow Defence Secretary Emily Thornberry MP has launched Labour’s Defence Policy Review, publishing its terms of reference and calling on Labour Party members, affiliates and the wider public to contribute to its work.
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Labour Conference marks a new way of doing politics

Labour Conference marks a new way of doing politics

Labour’s Annual Conference in Brighton showed that it’s time for grown-up politics, to build a better, more caring and prosperous society based on the values of decency, justice and equality.
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Speech by Tom Watson to Labour Party Annual Conference

Speech by Tom Watson to Labour Party Annual Conference

Speech to Labour Party Annual Conference by Tom Watson MP, Deputy Leader of the Labour Party.
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Speech by Jeremy Corbyn to Labour Party Annual Conference 2015

Speech by Jeremy Corbyn to Labour Party Annual Conference 2015

Speech to Labour Party Annual Conference by Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader of the Labour Party.
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 Speech by John McDonnell to Labour Party Annual Conference

Speech by John McDonnell to Labour Party Annual Conference

Speech to Labour Party Conference 2015 by John McDonnell MP, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer.
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Speech by Angela Eagle to Labour Party Annual Conference

Speech by Angela Eagle to Labour Party Annual Conference

Speech by Angela Eagle MP, Chair of Labour’s National Policy Forum, to Labour Party Annual Conference 2015.
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