LABOUR’S 201 POLICIES TO TRANSFORM LIFE FOR THE MANY

Labour’s conference in September 2019 was the most dramatic in generations for the policies it agreed to implement in government. The result – together with those Labour had already announced – is a astonishing list of over two hundred policies to transform life for vast majority of the UK’s people.

Some major and some less extensive, they will restore this country to a United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland after decades of stripping and selling off by the Conservatives:

  • new National Care Service
  • new National Education Service abolish Universal Credit
  • halt NHS privatisation 
  • replace DWP with new Department for Social Security
  • scrap hospital parking charges
  • abolish Zero Hours Contracts 
  • skills-based immigration system 
  • end academies & free schools 
  • 1/3 of board seats for workers 
  • lift bans on onshore wind farms 
  • overhaul gambling regulation 
  • 10 policies to fix the BBC
  • safe standing allowed at stadia 
  • additional health visit for babies 
  • nationalise the National Grid 
  • restore nurses’ bursary 
  • extend £10/hr MW to 16yr olds+ 
  • extend FOI Act to private sector 
  • halt Saudi Arabia arms exports 
  • recognise State of Palestine 
  • new Rogue Landlord Register 
  • raise Corporation Tax to 26% 
  • extend free-to-air sport events 
  • overseas Loan Transparency Act 
  • move part of Treasury north 
  • 5 pledges for the Armed Forces 
  • register of Beneficial Ownership 
  • interest free Homeowner Loans
  • £5bn Robin Hood Tax
  • extend abortion rights to NI 
  • new Green Tech Deal for North 
  • abolish in-work poverty
  • leaseholder-rights revolution
  • mandatory alcohol labelling
  • declare climate emergency
  • bring rail into public ownership
  • 500,000 new council homes
  • solar panels for 1.7m homes
  • elected House of Lords
  • 3,000 more prison officers
  • redistribute disused retail outlets
  • menopause-friendly policies
  • commission on ftar-right Threat
  • integrate private schools
  • Sure Start Plus.
  • free nursery for 2-4 year olds
  • scrap Ofsted
  • cap school uniform costs
  • low emission Ambulances
  • 1m NHS trees planted
  • 1,500 more trainee GP places
  • scrap prescription charges
  • end detaining & torturing suspects
  • reverse legal aid cuts
  • £20m People’s Law Centres fund
  • 200 new Community Lawyers
  • new access to justice rights
  • 5,000 more prison officers
  • end short prison sentences
  • £20m for women’s centres
  • public accountability law
  • renationalise Scottish Rail
  • £30 per week for ESA recipients
  • end Sure Start Closures
  • zero emissions by 2050
  • 400,000 Green Tech Jobs
  • earn more on Social Care
  • home help for 160,000 more
  • £1bn for new Bus Routes
  • right to an Indefinite Tenancy
  • free bus travel for under 255
  • not for profit buses in England
  • £250m children’s health fund
  • £6bn p.a. extra for the NHS
  • scrap Work Capability test
  • 1 year maternity leave
  • 3,000 more firefighters
  • all class sizes under 30
  • £3bn Mersey Tidal Project
  • £1bn Cultural Capital Fund
  • a Workers’ Protection Agency
  • private rent cap
  • implement Leveson 2
  • scrap SATs
  • Clean Air Act
  • Fair Food Act
  • restore EMA
  • end Right to Buy
  • War Powers Act
  • ban fracking
  • scrap tuition Fees
  • £500bn investment
  • end badger cull
  • Second Home Tax
  • restore Legal Aid
  • £1bn oligarch Levy
  • Gender Pay Gap Act
  • repeal Lobbying Act
  • scrap Bedroom Tax
  • reverse PIP cuts
  • free school Meals
  • transgender rights
  • new Well-being Act
  • ban on new Grammars
  • repeal Tory NHS Act
  • reform outsourcing
  • repeal Vagrancy Act
  • £3bn pa for Education
  • £500 p.a. for carers
  • Orgreave Inquiry
  • Shrewsbury Inquiry
  • blacklisting Inquiry
  • Hillsborough Inquiry
  • renationalise Rail
  • renationalise Water
  • renationalise Energy
  • nationalise Probation
  • a Co-Op University
  • votes for 16 year olds
  • equal Marriage in NI
  • 4 day week in 10 years 
  • £6bn free personal social care 
  • Second EU Referendum
  • carbon neutral by 2030
  • homeless Bill of Rights
  • closing all detention centres
  • 67,000 wind shore jobs
  • 400,000 Green Tech Jobs
  • 10% transfer of shares to workers
  • restore Trade Union rights
  • collective bargaining powers
  • 27m new GP appointments
  • race & Faith Manifesto
  • ban animal trophy imports
  • new legal right to food
  • double no. of apprenticeships
  • £8bn for new schools
  • renationalise Royal Mail
  • 4 new public holidays
  • Crossrail for the North
  • new National Investment Bank
  • 2% of GDP for Defence Spending
  • NHS safe staffing Law
  • 20-point workers’ rights deal
  • childhood obesity strategy
  • switch business tax to CPI
  • end Post Office closures
  • abolish food poverty in 3 years
  • £6m people’s access to food fund 
  • new state-owned Pharma firm
  • Ministry for Employment Rights
  • scrap UK Office Conversion Clause
  • reverse £1bn Inheritance Tax Cut
  • break up Big 4 Accountancy Firms
  • create a Social Justice Commission
  • scrap Non-Dom Status
  • £3.6bn vehicle-charging network
  • build 1 million new homes in 5yrs
  • ban unpaid internships
  • 5% of Premier League cash for grassroots
  • £20bn investment bank for Scotland
  • like for like replacement of Trident
  • establish a new Post Office Bank
  • 50p tax for those on £123,000+
  • ‘fat-cat levy’ on bosses making £350k
  • maintenance grants for students
  • 45p rate for earners (£80k – £123k)
  • new violence against women commission
  • new Brighton mainline for SW England
  • reverse £735m Capital Gains Tax Cut
  • 20% tax on Private Health Insurance
  • create Minister for Mental Health
  • 17 point plan to beat Tax Avoidance
  • 5 year tax freeze on incomes below £80k
  • £100m Cold weather plan for rough sleepers
  • ‘Build it in Britain’ guarantee e.g. naval ships
  • implement Parker Review for BAME equality
  • paid leave for domestic abuse victims
  • 5 point plan for High Street e.g. free Wi-Fi
  • 8,000 new homes for rough sleepers
  • equal rights for gig-economy workers
  • free childcare for low income families
  • new Scottish Devolution Bill on employment law
  • Vehicle Scrappage Scheme to remove 400,000 cars
  • 2.5m interest free loans to buy new electric cars
  • government car fleet will be 100% electric
  • 3 new battery Gigafactories (Stoke, Croydon & Wales)
  • £300m Community owned Car Clubs 
  • 50% cut in food bank usage in first year
  • compulsory licensing to cut cost of medicines
  • the Caerphilly Strategy for Mental Health (£2bn)
  • ban donations from non-UK taxpayers
  • Big Pharma research-funding reform 
  • freedom of movement Conference motion
  • £50,000 compensation to test veterans
  • compulsory licensing for Big Pharma medicines
  • 37 state-owned off-shore wind farms
  • electricity profits into Norway-style wealth fund
  • end opt-out of Working Time Directive.

Thanks to https://skwawkbox.org/2019/09/28/labours-201-policies-to-make-a-uk-to-be-proud-of/?fbclid=IwAR2amFLyyBQq1rCuMwWorSWV7AtDWSgF1H2EGgbgWW4tmqFksBYNQaTTlH0 for this.

For more information on Labour 2019/20 policies these videos by skwawkbox are worth viewing

https://skwawkbox.org/2019/10/03/three-new-grassroots-videos-showcase-labours-incredible-policy-platform/

Jackie Owen

Secretary

Clwyd South CLP

1 thought on “LABOUR’S 201 POLICIES TO TRANSFORM LIFE FOR THE MANY”

  1. Hi Jackie Brilliant ✊ In solidarity Liz

    On Tue, Oct 8, 2019 at 11:14 PM Clwyd South Labour Party wrote:

    > jacsowen posted: “Labour’s conference in September 2019 was the most > dramatic in generations for the policies it agreed to implement in > government. The result – together with those Labour had already announced – > is a astonishing list of over two hundred policies to transfo” >

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