Conference motion on Proportional Representation
The Forest of Dean Labour party conference motion on PR was accepted by conference for inclusion.It will be part of electoral reform composited with other similar motions & put to conference vote with Forest of Dean CLP listed on the motion text.
The text of our motion is below:
Title: “Policy Motion for Electoral Reform”
Text: “The Forest of Dean CLP notes that forty-six of the fifty-five CLPs in the South West have passed policy motions in support of a change to the Westminster voting system. It also notes that 23 South West CLPs sent a strong motion to last year’s Annual Party Conference calling for an end to first-past-the-post voting in general elections, and that almost 80% of CLPs supported the resulting composite. Additionally, at its 2021 conference, Unite the Union joined the TSSA and other unions in making the same call.
This Forest of Dean CLP and supports the determination of both party members and affiliates to research, discuss, and campaign for alternatives to the current voting system in England, and undertakes to facilitate and encourage this activity.”
Welcome to the Forest of Dean Labour Party. We are determined to create a strong Labour presence in the Forest of Dean and we work hard to follow national policies locally. We are always keen to meet new members that want to join our cause.
The Forest of Dean is a constituency largely based around the towns of Newent, Cinderford, Coleford, and Lydney. It is precisely the land between the rivers Severn and Wye, as far as Kerne Bridge in the West and Minsterworth in the East, and has the Newent area stretching as far as Dymock and Redmarley added on to the North east.
Where are we?
Our Constituency Offices are based at Regent Hall, Bath Place, Lydney, GL15 5RR. Our Offices are not open to the public most of the time.