Barry Kirby

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October 5, 2017 - 0 Comments

It has been conference season in the political world, and the Tories have just wrapped up what can only be described from the outside as quite a shambolic affair, showcasing weak leadership and unstable backdrops,...

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May 4, 2017 - 0 Comments

I am very proud to have been selected as the Labour Candidate to fight the General Election on the 8th June. I have worked hard for Gloucester for a long time, from founding and running...

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April 19, 2017 - 1 Comments

Yesterday, Teresa May threw down the gauntlet in quite a bold move by calling a general election.  There are possibly many reasons for this, she may not have the votes within the conservative party to...

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September 29, 2014 - 0 Comments

I am very proud of being part of the Labour County Group, I think we are making some serious headway in achieving our manifesto commitments, albeit from third place.  One of the fundamental reasons behind...

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September 29, 2014 - 0 Comments

It seems Mark Hawthorne had his spies in the Labour Party conference, or more specifically some fringe events.   The Fringe events are where many issues are discussed about what future policy could look like,...

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September 22, 2014 - 0 Comments

Sunday saw the conference properly launched with a huge amount of activity.  Last time I was in Manchester for conference, the secure area was huge and very intense, however I’m quite pleased that this year...

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September 21, 2014 - 0 Comments

Yesterday (Saturday) I trekked up to Manchester for the annual Labour Party Conference.  This will be my third conference and the second in Manchester.  I call the Saturday Day 0, because officially the conference doesn’t...

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August 28, 2014 - 0 Comments

From the time I was introduced to Progress as the Progressive Wing of the Labour Party, I have really enjoyed being a member, including going to the Progress Annual Conferences and the lively debates and discussions...

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June 13, 2014 - 1 Comments

When you write to your MP, you would hope that your data is treated with respect, especially as some of it could be very personal.   I have written to my local MP in the...

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April 3, 2014 - 0 Comments

In the County Council chamber last month, the Tories brought forward a motion condemning the Labour Party for suggesting that there are benefits to be had when looking at merging structures within the police service....

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