What a difference three years make. Back in 2010 our constituency Labour Party was at a low ebb. We had lost heavily at the General Election and had just two Scarborough councillors and not a single County Councillor.
As we move into 2014, we can see that the tide is turning and we really are getting back into our stride with the election of:
9 Borough councillors
4 County Councillors, as well as
Several members serving as parish and town councillors.
And these councillors really are making a difference and forcing those in power to reconsider decisions and to sit up and take notice of what the people of Scarborough and Whitby really want. More …
As a democratic, socialist party we welcome people to join from all walks of life, have their say and influence policy.
To newcomers, working out how everything fits together can seem a bit of a maze – but don’t let that put you off. There’s a common goal: to ensure the party is open and democratic, and helps to maintain contact between the party and the community.
New ideas are vital if the party is to grow and develop – and we welcome your views and experiences. From your local branch to conference, the party structure has been devised to enable Labour Party members to have a say on policy and to contribute. More …