Mar 042019

I am writing to you as the CLP’s black and ethnic minorities officer further to my letter on this subject of 20 April 2018. There have recently been worrying incidents of anti-semitism reported n the media and there continues to be a focus on the party’s efforts to deal with anti-semitism. Unless dealt with diligently [Read more…]

Mar 052019

Local Labour representatives have been outraged at the breaking news on Friday (March 1) of 189 children not being offered a place at any of the County’s secondary schools. Dreda Gordon, district and county councillor, has written to HCC Cabinet Member for Education, Libraries and Localism, Cllr Terry Douris, pointing out just how bad the [Read more…]

Oct 232018
Read our members' group submission to the local plan consultation here...led by Gordon Baisley, our policy officer and Brian Parker one of our members.

St Albans Labour Party Group Submission to the St Albans Draft Local Plan 2020-26 Public Consultation, Sept-Oct 2018 Members of the St Albans Labour Party met on 3rd August 2018 to consider the soundness of key policies in the St Albans Draft Local Plan, during its Regulation 19 Consultation, Sept-Oct 2018. The Council’s consultation notes suggest that [Read more…]

Sep 172018

A local rough sleeper has contacted Roma Mills asking about a decision taken at the Plans South Committee to refuse an application for some additional units on a housing association site in London Colney.  Roma would be pleased to discuss this with the person concerned if he can provide her with a phone number to [Read more…]

Apr 262018
Why vote Labour on 3rd May in St Albans District Council elections? to protect public services and send a message about the need to end austerity.

  St Albans Labour Councillors reject 5.8% Council Tax Hike Labour leader Roma Mills has blasted the Tory and Lib Dem obsession with austerity that has cost St Albans millions of pounds.She says “Local residents, even in an affluent place like St Albans, can see the results of eight years of the Tory obsession with [Read more…]

Apr 202018

I am writing to you as the CLP’s black and ethnic minorities officer. The debate on anti-semitism in the House of Commons on 17 April 2018 has shown a deeply felt disquiet about anti-semitism and the abuse and threats that dedicated parliamentarians have experienced. Watching and hearing from those who contributed to the debate, I [Read more…]

Apr 172018
Home Office treatment of long term UK residents "appalling" put it right NOW, Amber Rudd.

Recent changes to immigration law in the UK, which requires people to have documentation to work, rent a property or access benefits, has highlighted a serious issue affecting long-term residents from the Commonwealth and has left many people fearful about their status to live in the UK and the right of access to, e.g, NHS care.Many [Read more…]