The Labour Party in Devonshire & Meads
Eastbourne, East Sussex
We are working in the Devonshire Ward and the Meads Ward in Eastbourne to make it a better place to live for everyone in our community.
Events Coming Up
If you have any time on the Easter Sunday or Monday then come and help us to deliver newsletters and canvass in the Devonshire Ward. Contact Helen on 07720 854185 if you’re available!
Come join us for friendly drink and chat at the Crown and Anchor. We meet regularly on the first and third Thursday of each month. We take turns in sitting upstairs and downstairs so just ask at the bar if you don’t see it.
Come join us for friendly drink and chat at the Snug cafe. We meet every other Tuesday 11am to 1pm.
News & Updates
Labour analysis of official Council Tax figures for 2019/20 shows that residents living in Labour council areas pay considerably lower Council Tax bills, on average, than those living in Tory controlled areas. This analysis comes, despite Theresa May’s previous...
Jonathan Ashworth and Angela Rayner write to Matt Hancock calling for national investment, levy reform and a new deal on apprentice pay.
In the letter, released after Ashworth’s to IPPR speech about the NHS workforce earlier today (27 March), Labour’s Shadow Health Secretary and Shadow Education Secretary write that: “National investment is needed as a matter of urgency to pump-prime growth of the...
Marsha de Cordova MP, Labour’s Shadow Minister for Disabled People, responding to the National Audit Office’s report on supporting disabled people to work today, said: “This government has bitterly failed to support disabled people into employment. “There has...
Chris Grayling’s reckless privatisation of probation has left the public less safe – Burgon responds to Chief Inspector of Probation report
Richard Burgon MP, Labour’s Shadow Justice Secretary, responding to the Annual Report from the Chief Inspector of Probation, said: “Chris Grayling’s reckless privatisation of probation has left the public less safe and wasted hundreds of millions of pounds in...
It is a national scandal that 14 million people, including 4.1 million children, are living in poverty – Greenwood
Margaret Greenwood MP, Labour’s Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, commenting on new Government figures showing 14 million people are living in poverty and another rise in pensioner poverty, said: “These shocking figures highlight the devastating impact of...
These figures show the Government is failing on climate change when nothing less than a Green Industrial Revolution is needed – Long Bailey
Rebecca Long Bailey MP, Labour’s Shadow Energy Secretary, commenting on the latest greenhouse gas emissions figures, said: “These figures show that the Government is failing on climate change when nothing less than a Green Industrial Revolution is needed. “Public...