Our Urban Millions Must Wrest Control from Hostile, Inhumane Labour

If there really are committed citizen-candidates of sound mind and free from party or personal agendas, it would be worth putting there manifestoes up here so the electors can have a look.
In most places it will be Hobson’s choice, or none of the above.

Architects for Social Housing (ASH)

John Healey, Matthew Bennet and Jeremy Corbyn, Lambeth Labour Manifesto 2018

– after an article by Sadiq Khan in today’s Observer

People in cities and towns up and down the country will go to the polls on Thursday to deliver their verdict on councils that seem neither to like us nor to understand our values and way of life.

Under Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership, Labour councils have turned their backs on urban and suburban areas by pursuing policies and public spending decisions that discriminate against our cities and towns.

Every new Labour policy, manifesto and statement seems designed to antagonise people living in urban areas. Not just the poor, the inner-city dwellers, the ethnically diverse and the young – who Labour have repeatedly failed – but also the middle classes, the commuters, those in the suburbs, and all who value Britain’s tolerance, diversity and proud traditions.

This is hitting in particular people living in London, Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool, but…

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