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Whatever happened to ‘The Campaign for Labour Policies’ ? April 29, 2015

Posted by irishelectionliterature in Irish Politics, The Left.
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Whatever happened to The Campaign for Labour Policies , “a campaign of grassroots Labour party members and supporters for an alternative political programme to the one now being pursued by government.” that began mid 2012 ?
Did they leave or just give up the ghost? No activity for over a year on their twitter or their website.
I’m genuinely curious as opposed to wanting to just slag off Labour.

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1. oriain1 - April 29, 2015

Most have left The Labour Party. One is now a Workers’ Party councillor!!

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irishelectionliterature - April 29, 2015

Thanks 🙂

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2. Mark P - April 29, 2015

Interesting question. There weren’t too many actively involved and it was such an obviously lost cause, that my suspicion is a few people left Labour and the rest gave up. I’d be curious to hear something more solid though.

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3. John King - April 29, 2015

I have left the Labour Party and can no longer be called a “grass roots” member. I’m looking for a Left candidate to support in Meath East.

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LeftAtTheCross - April 29, 2015

John, I’d imagine Seamus McDonagh will stand again in Meath East for the Workers’ Party.

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irishelectionliterature - April 29, 2015

John, is the Meath Centre Left group still on the go?

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John King - April 30, 2015

‘dormant’ would be closer than ‘on the go’

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4. benmadigan - April 29, 2015

have no idea what “labour” policies were being proposed.To see what british labour were proposing in 1945 and what is happening today have a look at https://eurofree3.wordpress.com/2015/04/27/labour-manifesto-1945-any-party-offering-something-similar-in-2015/. Do let us all know if any party is proposing anything similar

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5. sonofstan - April 30, 2015

On a similar note, whither the Left Forum?

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