Here is my 10 point plan to win in Plymouth Moor View
1) Hardworking on the ground leadership
2) Creating a high media profile on social, print and broadcast media
3) Develop training for volunteers to empower them to get involved and get everyone election ready
4) Create a core team of talented activists to support key areas
5) Build a bank of local resources within Moor View
6) Dedicated fundraising efforts to build our capacity to campaign all year round
7) Create a public profile for “Team Labour” with activists, Councillors and trade unions
8) Speak to every voter and turn every Labour promise into a Labour vote
9) Concentrate on local issues and casework
10) Challenging the Tories lies and not letting them hide behind empty words
I am standing for selection to be Labour’s candidate for Plymouth Moor View at the next General Election.
I want to run a people-powered campaign to build a team of talented volunteers so together we can take this marginal seat back from the Tories.
But I cannot do this without you. So I have started a crowdfunder to raise funds for my selection campaign.
Every penny will be spent talking to members about my positive vision for Plymouth so please donate what you can and small donations especially gratefully received.
Any unspent funds will be donated to Plymouth Labour Party after the selection to go towards campaigning.
After running for just one day I have already reached £100!!
My paperwork has been submitted and I am happy to announce that I am standing to be Labour’s candidate for Plymouth Moor View.
I believe I am the right person to lead our community and to build a better future for Plymouth.
It would be my job to listen to local people, communicating Labour’s transformational policy platform. Talking to people about issues that they care about and provide real on the ground solutions.
I want to lead the team in Moor View so that ordinary people put their trust in me as a politician and a person from the same background that understands their daily challenges and will fight every day to make their lives better.
If you want to support my campaign or ask me any questions please get in touch.
My first Labour conference in Brighton was, as people told me it would be, great fun and provided plenty of opportunities for selfies with epic Labour people.
Starting with Women’s conference on the Saturday, after a rousing chants of “We are all Phenomenal Women” from Dawn Butler; it was Emily Thornbury who held the room with her confidence, gags and call to arms to get into Government. What a different world standing we would have if we had a Foreign Secretary to be proud of.
Away from the hall, the fringe events were great for getting into Labour policy detail and finding out about campaigns that are off the public agenda. I especially impressed with a Fabian event on diversity whose panel included Diane Abbott, Owen Jones and David Lammy. The depth of knowledge on social exclusion and passion to fight for people to get better outcomes is incredible.
Conference is definitely a great place to network and I every Labour MP I talked to was very approachable, and generous with their time. How Labour does politics always ready to listen, not matter who you are.
The conference rounded off with Jeremy Corbyn’s statesmanlike speech which really showed we are a Government in waiting.
I was so proud last year to be chosen to represent the South West in the Jo Cox Women in leadership training but I had no idea how personally transformational the course and the people I have met proved to be.
I already called myself a feminist, but being part of the course has given me fresh impetus to really live the spirit of this and transformed how I see myself.
I know that the amazing 57 women on the course will all go onto amazing things personally and professionally and in the Labour movement and to shrug off my impostor syndrome I will too!
Fantastic to get along to Plymouth Pride and be there to see Luke Pollard make his speech as the city’s first gay MP.
An inspection of the Royal Cornwall Hospital has revealed services have not improved since last year. Read the full story here
The Care Quality Commission said there had been “little sign of real improvement” and Cornwall deserved a “better service”.
The managed decline of our NHS has to stop and start to put our health first.