As a Labour movement, fairness and equality are in our DNA, and the EU advances these values – by Laura Kyrke-Smith, Chair of LCID

February 26, 2016By Rachel FranklinArticles, Op-ed

Whether we like it or not, we live in a world where what happens in other parts of the world has an impact on our lives. The Government’s ability to protect people from terrorism here is affected by its ability to stop people becoming terrorists elsewhere. Their ability to limit immigration here is affected by … Read More

How to vote in the referendum? Consider the big picture and the future, writes Dr Monica Threlfall of London Metropolitan University

February 22, 2016By Rachel FranklinArticles, Op-ed

  The EU is an admirable organisation. It is admirable that 6 states finally realised in the 1950s that war was uselessly destructive and had to be avoided – even at the cost of proud nation states having to lose part of their independence. Lest it be forgotten, Europe was a continent of ceaseless and … Read More