Branches, Forums and Affiliated Socieities

Branches

Branches are the local unit of the Labour Party in your area. Each has a chair, secretary, vice chair and other officers and will meet regularly to discuss local issues, hear speakers, receive reports back from the local councillors and decide on campaigns they may want to take on local issues. 

 

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We operate the following branches which correspond to the respective wards: 

Branch Wards Covered Constituency 
Central Hove and 
Brunswick & Adelaide
Central Hove,
Brunswick & Adelaide
Hove and Portslade
East Brighton East Brighton  Kemptown and Peacehaven
Hove Park and
Goldsmid

Hove Park,
Goldsmid 

Hove and Portslade
Hangleton & Knoll Hangleton & Knoll Hove and Portslade
Hanover & Elm Grove Hanover & Elm Grove Pavilion 
Hollingdean & Stanmer Hollingdean & Stanmer Pavilion
Meridian Peacehaven and Telscombe Towns**:
East Saltdean and Telscombe Cliffs*,
Peacehaven West*,
Peacehaven North*,
Peacehaven East*
Kemptown and Peacehaven
Moulsecoomb & Bevendean Moulsecoomb & Bevendean Kemptown and Peacehaven 
Patcham Patcham   Pavilion
Portslade South Portslade,
North Portslade 
 Hove and Portslade
Preston Park  Preston Park   Pavilion
Queens Park Queens Park  Kemptown and Peacehaven 
Regency Regency Pavilion 
Rottingdean Rottingdean Coastal   Kemptown and Peacehaven
St Peters & North Laine St Peters & North Laine  Pavilion 
Withdean Withdean   Pavilion
Wish and
Westbourne
Wish,
Westbourne  
  Hove and Portslade
Woodingdean Woodingdean Kemptown and Peacehaven

** East Sussex County Council & * Lewes District Council, all other wards are in Brighton and Hove City Council (Unitary Authority)

Forums

The Local Labour Party has a number for Forums which members and supporters can join.

Forums are groups for party members which are organised as part of the Brighton Hove and District Labour Party for sections of the membership. They are primarily for people that self-define as a member of that group but often welcome allies to their events and campaigns. They get an observer seat on the local party executive and are linked to national groups around the country.

Young Labour (Under 27)

Runs events and meets regularly, to get involved visit their page here

LGBT* Labour (Lesbian Gay and Trans)

Meets monthly on the 22nd day of each month. Contact lgbt@bhlabour.org.uk for more information.

BAME Labour (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) 

Meetings happen as and when, the current representative is Sunny Choudhary. 

Women's Labour

Meetings happen regularly and the current convener is Anne Pissaridou

Disability Labour

About to be set up, if you are interested in getting involved then contact chair@bhlabour.org.uk

Societies and Affiliated Organisations

The Labour Party was founded and is made up of Trade Unions and Socialist Societies who further the aims and represent organised Labour in the UK or special interested within the party. Societies are local branches of national "Socialist Societies" which affiliate to the Labour Party and other Partners which we work with locally. You can be part of a socialist society by joining them directly and they support our work during election time.

Co-operative party
The Co-operative Party is a separate political party but which has an electoral agreement with Labour.  It is the political voice of the British co-operative movement.  Over one billion people are members of co-operatives worldwide which globally employ 250 million people, and generate £1.4 trillion in turnover while providing the services and infrastructure communities need to thrive.

65 St John Street, London, EC1M 4AN
Telephone: 020 736 741 50
Website: http://www.party.coop and and www.KeepIt.Coop

Christians on the Left (previously The Christian Socialist Movement)
Christians on the Left is a movement of Christians active in politics to secure change for the common good.

PO Box 65108, London, SW1P 9PQ
Tel: 0207 783 1590
Email: info@christiansontheleft.org.uk
Website: http://www.christiansontheleft.org.uk

The Fabian Society
The Fabian Society is the UK's only membership based left of centre think tank. Providing an arena for open-minded debate, the Society's programme aims to explore the political ideas and the policy reforms which will define progressive politics in the future.

11 Dartmouth Street, London SW1H 9BN
Tel: 020 7227 4900
Email: info@fabian-society.org.uk
Website: http://www.fabian-society.org.uk

The Jewish Labour movement
PO Box 695,
Harrow,
Middlesex
HA3 0HF
Website: www.jlm.org.uk

LGBT Labour
Making the link between the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans movement and the Labour movement.

PO Box 306, London N5 2SY
Voice and fax messages: 070 9233 2676
Website: http://www.lgbtlabour.org.uk

Disability Labour
Disability Labour is an affiliate of the Labour Party. It exists to represent and support the interests of disabled Labour Party members and supporters.

One Brewers Green, London, SW1H 0RH
Tel: 0207 783 1020
Email: disabilitylabour@gmail.com
Website: www.labour.org.uk/disabled-members

Labour Housing group
Paul Eastwood
39, Long Lands
Hemel Hempstead
Herts
HP2 4DD
Website: http://www.labourhousing.co.uk

Labour Irish Society
Chair: Conor McGinn
Secretary: Liz McShane

156 Ashburton Triangle,
Drayton Park, London
N5 1GD

Email: info@lpis.org.uk
Website: www.lpis.org.uk

Labour Students
Labour Students is the student wing of the Labour Party and is home for all students in further and higher education in the UK

One Brewer's Green, London SW1H 0RH
Tel: 0345 092 2299
Website: http://www.labourstudents.org.uk

National Union of Labour and Socialist Clubs
Bob Bates
38, Percival Way
St Helens
WA10 4GX
Tel: 01744 758746
Email: bates.r4@sky.com

Scientists for Labour
An organisation open to members or supporters of the Labour Party who are interested or involved in UK science and technology.

Matt Gwilliam
9 Rowan Lodge
2A St James Rd
Suttton
SM1 2BA

Email: matt.n.gwilliam@gmail.com
Website: http://www.scientistsforlabour.org.uk/en/

Socialist Educational Association
The S.E.A. is an independent socialist educational organisation, affiliated to the Labour Party.

Martin Dore
6 Preston Avenue, London E4 9NL
07504 739520

Email: socialisteducation@virginmedia.com
Website: http://www.socialisteducation.org.uk

Socialist Environment and Resources Association
SERA is the only environmental Organisation that is affiliated to the Labour Party. From this unique position, we are able to campaign for social justice and environmental justice, and better emphasise the links between the two. SERA has members throughout the country, including MPs, MSPs, MEPs and local and district councillors. We provide our members with information to enable them to campaign on “green” issues from a “red” perspective, and we use our highly skilled and informed resources to inform government, and campaign for better environmental policy.

2nd Floor, 1 London Bridge, London SE1 9BG
Tel: 020 7022 1985
Email: enquiries@sera.org.uk
Web: http://www.sera.org.uk/

The Socialist Health Association
The Socialist Health Association promotes health and well-being and the eradication of inequalities, in the UK and worldwide, through the application of socialist principles to society and government. Our members believe that these objectives can best be achieved through collective rather than individual action.

22 Blair Road, East Chorlton Manchester M16 8NS
Tel: 0870 013 0065
Email: admin@sochealth.co.uk
Website: http://www.sochealth.co.uk

Society of Labour Lawyers
c/o Russell Jones & Walker
50-52, Chancery Lane
London
WC2A THL

Tel: 020 7657 1611
Website: http://www.societyoflabourlawyers.org.uk

BAME Labour
BAME Labour seeks to empower ethnic minority members within the Labour Party and campaigns for greater representation of ethnic minority communities in public life.

Chair: Kamaljeet Jandu
One Brewer's Green, London SW1H 0RH
Email: labourbame@gmail.com
Website: www.bamelabour.org.uk

Labour Animal Welfare Society (LAWS)
LAWS was set up in 1992 as an organisation for Labour Party members and supporters. LAWS objectives are to give support to the Labour Party on animal welfare issues, educate, promote and organise discussion on matters concerning animal welfare and promote our beliefs that humans have obligations towards other animals

Bellamy House,
Wilkes Street
Willenhall
West Midlands
WV13 2BS

Tel: 01922 620 667
Mob: 07833 664 032
Email: walter@burley57.wanadoo.co.uk
Website: http://www.labouranimalwelfaresociety.org.uk

Labour Campaign for International Development
Labour Campaign for International Development is a group for all those committed to a world without poverty & injustice.
Website: lcid.org.uk

Labour Women’s Network
We are a voluntary group, funded entirely by our members. We exist to secure the election of more Labour women to public office at every level, and to support Labour women to play a full part in the Party.
Website: lwn.org.uk

Chinese for Labour
Website: chineseforlabour.org

 

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