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Articles by

Ian Lavery

Ian Lavery is the Labour Party member of parliament for Wansbeck.

What Went Wrong?

The Labour Together report evidences the long-term trends that were behind December's defeat – but if the party is to recover it must take the task of re-engaging with working-class communities seriously.

A Moment to Unite Against Injustice

It's time for working people across Britain to come together to support movements for social justice, challenge racial and class inequalities – and fight back against the ruling elite that fosters them.

No Holding Back

If Labour is to reconnect with working-class communities in its heartland areas, it will need to empower local members to organise on the ground – and the time to start that process is now, argues Ian Lavery.

Lavery Hits Back

Right-wing attacks won't stop me from getting the message across to members that now is the time to organise in defence of your communities, writes Labour Party chair Ian Lavery.

Northern Discomfort

Today MPs Ian Lavery and Jon Trickett are launching their report 'Northern Discomfort,' which argues for a radical change in Labour's approach to communities in the North of England.

In Defence of Community Organising

Community organising is a vital part of rebuilding the Labour Party at the grassroots – but it will take time and shouldn't be expected to produce immediate results, argues Ian Lavery.

Justice for Our Miners

After decades of government neglect, Labour is promising real justice for Britain's miners and coalfield communities with proper pensions and specialised health checks for work-related illnesses.