May 22, 2014

Vote Labour in today’s European Elections

Today’s European election is the most important in a generation. Wales has been hardest hit by the Tory/Lib Dem UK government over the past four years. Wages are down £1,600, energy bills have rocketed £300, and Cameron and Clegg’s cost-of-living crisis continues to make life difficult for people up and down Wales. The most recent polling shows that it’s neck …

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May 20, 2014

Campaigning for Cardiff City FC to Pay the Living Wage

While we all want to see Cardiff City shoot straight back into the Premier League, we hope the Club will take the opportunity to ‘go down in a blaze of glory’ by becoming the first ‘Living Wage’ football club in the UK. The Living Wage is a voluntary measure paid by employers who can afford it to ensure their staff earn enough to live, not just …

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May 19, 2014

Labour Will Strengthen the Minimum Wage to Help Those on Low Pay Cope with the Cost of Living Crisis

The National Minimum Wage was one of the last Labour government’s proudest achievements. This boosted pay for millions of people without leading to a loss of jobs and now I can’t imagine a Britain without it. But the issues we face today are different to those we faced at the end of the last century. The minimum wage was originally designed to prevent extreme low …

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May 8, 2014

How Labour’s Cost-of-Living Contract Will Work for Wales

Labour Leader Ed Miliband has pledged to take action on the cost-of-living crisis facing many families, and has set out a contract stating what Labour will do to improve the lives of people across Britain. This week Owen Smith MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Wales, explained how the actions in the contract would put money in the pockets of …

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May 7, 2014

365 Days To Go

Today is exactly 365 days until the 2015 General Election. We’re marking the event with a joint fundraising dinner for the campaign. Our friends from Cardiff North and candidate Mari Williams will join us for curry and a talk by Carwyn Jones AM, First Minister of Wales. 365 days is not a long time. This is the moment when we …

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