North Norfolk Labour Party has selected its party chair Denise Burke to run as their Parliamentary Candidate in North Norfolk at the 2015 General Election.
North Norfolk Labour enjoyed success at this year’s Norfolk County Council elections, with a 137% increase in voters compared to the last elections in 2009.
The Deputy Mayor of Cromer, David Pritchard, visited Cromer resident Peggy Garwood on Friday as she celebrated her 90th birthday.
Two shadow ministers were in Cromer on Saturday evening to join North Norfolk Labour Party at their annual Christmas dinner.
North Norfolk Labour Party members were amongst the 100,000 campaigners in London yesterday who were marching for a change in the government’s economic policy. Local Labour Party activists joined trade union members as well as public sector workers – including nurses, firefighters, and teachers – on two coaches to London yesterday morning which picked up in North Walsham, Sheringham, and Cromer. The march, organised by the TUC, saw thousands of campaigners and workers join together to call for a change in economic policy which focuses on jobs and economic growth. Stephen Burke, vice-chair of North Norfolk Labour Party, said: “North Norfolk Labour Party joined an estimated 100,000 people marching for a better future. Together we were all united by the belief that this government should be focusing on job creation rather than cutting vital services and jobs and rather than cutting taxes for millionaires.”
Can you tell the difference between Lib Dem MP Norman Lamb and the Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron? That is the question voters in north Norfolk will be asked this week as the North Norfolk Labour Party launches their new campaign across the constituency. Over the next week the North Norfolk Labour Party will start delivering their newsletter to 40,000 households. The leaflet will concentrate on the voting record of MP Norman Lamb – who has voted with David Cameron on all of the big issues that affect the country. The leaflet will also highlight the damage the Conservatives at both North Norfolk District Council and Norfolk County Council are doing to north Norfolk – making it a “no go” area through cuts to buses, increases in car park fees, and new charges for taxi drivers. Today the North Norfolk Labour Party has also launched their ‘Lamberon’ video for internet users – repeating the key message of the leaflet to a wider audience. It highlights the hypocrisy of the MP, who locally continues to ask voters to choose the Lib Dems “to keep the Tories out”. Jono Read, new media officer for North Norfolk Labour says: “This video, along with our leaflet going to north Norfolk homes, will confirm there is little difference between a Tory and a Lib Dem.” “Our video highlights the hypocrisy of Norman Lamb and the Lib Dems before and after the General Election, and similarly shows that a vote for the Lib Dems is a…
It’s all change at the top for the North Norfolk Labour Party as Denise Burke takes over as the chair of the party. Denise, from Happisburgh, is no stranger to local politics having worked in local government in Peterborough and for the Mayor of London. She has led the development of many different childcare and youth schemes, she was chair of BBC Children in Need for London and the South East, and has been a chair of school governing bodies for 25 years. She was selected as the new chair of the Labour Party at last month’s AGM. After her selection Denise paid tribute to former chairman Tim Bartlett for his dedication to the party over the past five years – particularly as the workload had increased since the 2010 General Election. Denise told members how the membership was increasing each month as a result of their hard work and campaigning throughout the constituency, and through their use of social media. She was also keen to build upon the district council election results in 2011 which saw the Labour vote share increase by 16%. Speaking at the meeting Denise Burke said: “Both nationally and locally voters are returning home to the Labour Party. Over the next 12 months I am determined to see us build upon the success of last year’s election results so we can prove that Labour is the only effective opposition to the Conservatives at the district and county council”. Denise’s husband Stephen has taken over as…