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Labour Party Northern Ireland representatives have held crisis talks with WiggleCRC about significant impending job losses in County Antrim.

Labour Party NI delegation meets Wiggle on job losses

Labour Party Northern Ireland representatives have held crisis talks with WiggleCRC about significant impending job losses in County Antrim. Read more

  • WiggleCRC announced last week that the company is moving its warehousing facilities from Ballyclare to Wolverhampton.
  • 152 full time members of staff across 3 WiggleCRC facilities are facing redundancy.
  • In the early days of the deal, workers were told that this was a merger, not an acquisition, and no jobs would be under threat. 
  • Last week Arlene Foster said the DUP top priority was creating jobs.
  • DUP/Sinn Fein can’t even hold on to the ones that are here.
  • The electorate will remember how the Executive fiddled while their jobs went up in smoke at the next election.

Labour Party in NI press release on WiggleCRC 31 October 2016

WiggleCRC announced last week that the company is moving its warehousing facilities from Ballyclare to Wolverhampton. 152 full time members of staff across 3 WiggleCRC facilities are facing redundancy. In... Read more

The Labour Party, like all the rest of us, are shocked by the news that the Northern Ireland Council for Ethnic Minorities is closing because it was turned down for two Stormont grants totalling £90,000 which would have ensured the continuation of staff and services.

Statement: NICEM closure

The Labour Party, like all the rest of us, are shocked by the news that the Northern Ireland Council for Ethnic Minorities is closing because it was turned down for... Read more

Anna McAleavy, Chair of the Labour Party in Northern Ireland Constituency Labour Party, has announced that at a packed general members’ meeting in the Wellington Park yesterday morning (Saturday 13 August) the CLP voted overwhelmingly in favour of nominating Jeremy Corbyn MP as leader in the forthcoming leadership election.

Press Release from Labour Party in Northern Ireland CLP 14.08.2016

Anna McAleavy, Chair of the Labour Party in Northern Ireland Constituency Labour Party, has announced that at a packed general members’ meeting in the Wellington Park yesterday morning (Saturday 13... Read more

The Hands Off Our Libraries campaign, which the Labour Party participated in, is celebrating victory today after Minister for Communities Paul Givan announced that extra funds have been found to prevent cuts to opening hours at fourteen branches, including Lisburn.

Libraries Campaign Welcomes Minister's 'U-Turn' on Cuts

The Hands Off Our Libraries campaign, which the Labour Party participated in, is celebrating victory today after Minister for Communities Paul Givan announced that extra funds have been found to... Read more

Anna McAleavy, Chair of Labour Party Northern Ireland, today echoed Len McCluskey’s statement issued on 9 July expressing his concern at Tom Watson’s statement about his withdrawal from talks aimed at resolving the crisis in the Labour Party.

Statement by the Labour Party in Northern Ireland 10.07.2016

Anna McAleavy, Chair of Labour Party Northern Ireland, today echoed Len McCluskey’s statement issued on 9 July expressing his concern at Tom Watson’s statement about his withdrawal from talks aimed... Read more

Anna McAleavy, Chair of Labour Party in Northern Ireland, has called on all local politicians to condemn hate crimes here and support Amnesty International’s campaign against racism and xenophobia.

Statement by the Labour Party in Northern Ireland 08.07.2016

Anna McAleavy, Chair of Labour Party in Northern Ireland, has called on all local politicians to condemn hate crimes here and support Amnesty International’s campaign against racism and xenophobia. Read more

Press statement issued by the Labour Party in Northern Ireland in support of Len McCluskey's mediation efforts in the Labour Party leadership dispute.

Statement by the Labour Party in Northern Ireland 07.07.2016

Press statement issued by the Labour Party in Northern Ireland in support of Len McCluskey's mediation efforts in the Labour Party leadership dispute. Read more

At the meeting of the Executive Committee of the LPNI, on 30th June, members agreed and endorsed the following statement.  The vote recorded was 10 in support with two abstentions.

Statement by the Labour Party in Northern Ireland 01.07.2016

At the meeting of the Executive Committee of the LPNI, on 30th June, members agreed and endorsed the following statement.  The vote recorded was 10 in support with two abstentions.... Read more

At an uncertain time like this for the country, the Executive Committee of LPNI does not believe that it makes sense for a party in opposition to plunge itself into a Civil War. It is for our members to decide who leads our Party and 10 months ago they gave Jeremy Corbyn a resounding mandate.

Statement by the Labour Party in Northern Ireland 27.06.2016

At an uncertain time like this for the country, the Executive Committee of LPNI does not believe that it makes sense for a party in opposition to plunge itself into... Read more

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