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Operation Flight

Operation Flight, as part of the Campaign for a Labour Majority, is a national campaign day in nine of the 106-target seats where the incumbent Conservative or Liberal Democrat member of parliament is stepping down. As the incumbent flies off, Progress flies in. On Saturday 10 January, both a Progress strategy board representative and a member of …

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Winning with Women

Winning with Women, as part of the Campaign for a Labour Majority, is a Progress initiative to bring together people from across the Labour movement to improve women’s political representation, and discuss the role that women in the party and the electorate will play in winning Labour a majority in 2015. Progress is committed to a bigger, …

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Tackle Tax Avoidance

Tackle tax avoidance

Press George Osborne to tackle tax avoidance in the UK

This month the G8 will be discussing international action against tax avoidance. While this is hugely important, it is not an excuse for inaction at home, where HMRC estimates  a ‘tax gap’ of at least £32bn exists. At a time of squeezed incomes and public spending cuts, it’s simply unfair a group of global corporations …

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The Purple Papers

Real change for Britain, Real choices for Labour

Download the pamphlet here Progress launches a debate on the challenges the party faces An incoming Labour government in 2015 will face enormous challenges. The failure of the coalition’s  economic policies means that the government will miss its self-imposed target to eliminate the deficit and threatens to extend the ‘era of austerity’ into the next …

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Progress strategy board

The Progress strategy board   The strategy board meets three times each year to approve Progress’ political strategy. Is made up of 12 elected members in three sections. In the first, members of Progress elect four representatives; in the second, parliamentarians who are members of Progress elect four representatives; and in the third, councillors who …

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Fightback Fundraiser

About the Fightback fundraiser kitemark Progress and Southern Front are teaming up to enable parliamentary candidates and constituency parties in the south to get the vital funds they need to help return a Labour government in 2015 and make the Tories the first single-term administration in three decades. We are asking those who are organising …

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Party Reform

Progress' campaign to Refound Labour

Progress has long been a support of party reform. Established off the back of the campaign to reform Clause IV, we have continued to bring about a modern campaigning force that engages its members in a radical and progressive policy programme to win elections and campaign Britain for the better. Read Progress’ submission to Refounding …

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The Purple Book

A progressive future for Labour

Labour modernisers call for fresh policies in The Purple Book A universal childcare service, new rights for victims of crime and parents with children in failing schools, directly elected mayors for England’s big cities, and ‘Hasbos’ to tackle antisocial neighbours are among the proposals set out by a group of Labour modernisers in a new …

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Third Place First

No 'no-go' areas for Labour | In association with Progress

Third Place First is the Progress network to help CLPs fight back against the Tory government and take Labour in seats like Bristol North West, Cambridge, Reading East and Watford from third place to first place. The network looks to help local Labour parties win council seats and build capacity in places where Labour is third place. ***News*** Third Place …

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Prime Time

Progress Campaign for Labour Primaries

There is growing support in the Labour party for primaries, as shown by initiatives in Bassetlaw, Edinburgh East, Dudley North and Saffron Walden for the Labour leadership. Ed Miliband, Andy Burnham and John Mann, Bassetlaw’s MP, have written about their support for primaries – read them now to find out what is going on in …

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