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Refounding Labour

March 29, 2011 by

Today sees the launch of Refounding Labour by Ed Miliband and Peter Hain MP who is Chair of the Labour Party National Policy Forum on Refounding Labour. This is a fundamental review of the Labour Party structures, processes and procedures to ensure that we have a Party “fit for purpose” to win again.

As Ed Miliband says on the launch site

Last year the Labour Party was beaten badly, recording our lowest share of the popular vote since 1983 and losing dozens of excellent MPs.

The consequences are now being felt not only by the Party but by every community across the length and breadth of Britain.

The reason we did not suffer an even worse defeat – and why we prevented the Conservatives from winning the outright victory they craved – is because of the determination and organisation of Labour Party members and activists.

In the face of seemingly impossible odds and against much better-funded opponents, local Labour parties in key battles across Britain held the line and kept our rivals at bay.

Our task now is to ensure that same level of energy is replicated at every level of the Party.

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