2018 Headlines

Crime in Basildon

It is fair to say, after speaking to thousands of local Basildon residents, we have found one of the communities number one issues is crime. We have seen The Conservative Party cut police numbers by almost 20,000 and decimate policing budget. We at Basildon Labour believe in common sense politics Read more…

Basildon

We Are Proud to Live in a Diverse and Tolerant Society

"We are proud to live in a diverse and tolerant society. Racism, xenophobia and hate crimes have no place in our country. We Basildon Borough Council condemn racism, xenophobia and hate crimes unequivocally. We will not allow hate to become acceptable. Basildon Borough Council will work to ensure local bodies and programmes have support and resources needed to fight and prevent racism and xenophobia. We reassure all people living in Basildon Borough Council that they are valued members of our community.” (more…)

Community

Is The Morrisons Development Under Threat Again?

Morrisons’ has once again announced a disappointing set of financial results. We now hear that the company’s pre-tax losses have deepened to £792m increasing from £176m only a year ago. Add to that a fall in sales by 5.9% in the year to February. The supermarket has announced as a result of this poor set of results they intend to close 23 stores and cut 300 jobs. This is the company’s worst set of results for 8 years. (more…)

Basildon

Andrew Buxton for St Martins

[caption id="attachment_257" align="alignleft" width="601"]IMG_20150111_083816 Andrew Buxton (right) with parliamentary candidate Mike Le Surf[/caption]   Local resident Andrew Buxton has been chosen by local Labour members to be the candidate for St. Martin’s ward at the Borough elections on May 7.  Andrew has lived in Basildon all his life. (more…)

By Basildon Labour Party, ago
Health

Gavin Speaks Out on Hospital Funding

Basildon Hospital has broken the news that it faces a £20million blackhole in this financial year. Basildon and Billericay candidate Gavin Callaghan responds: Mike Le-Surf and I warned in September 2014 that if the hospital did not tackle the rising cost of agency staff and our local MPs did not Read more…

By agordon92, ago