“I’m re-standing for the NEC with the Grassroots 4 to build the future we need with a bold policy programme for the many. I have pushed back against leadership control-freakery and defended member-led democracy; but, there is still work to do, and that’s why I’m standing, to create the future we need.“
why i'm standing for NEC
a plan to build left power
Momentum is the most important socialist organisation in the UK. Not only do we have tens of thousands of members across the whole country, we also have significant financial resources, paid staff, name recognition, social media presence, and a wealth of organising and campaigning experience.
We believe that Momentum has a unique and essential role to play in the years ahead. Through the collective action of our members we can shift the balance of power within the Labour Party and in the country at large.
Our role is to organise the left in the Labour Party, to support struggles in our trade unions and to build a mass socialist movement. And just as importantly, we must continue to build an organisation which is open, democratic, and pluralistic so that it is capable of engaging all of us as members and forging broad alliances across the left.
This is how we will resist the lurch to the right in UK politics and can contest for power over the coming years. We all know that will not be easy. There are no quick fixes. Ultimately, only our patient and steady work can turn the tide in UK politics. To achieve that we must focus on the following: