Gloria De Piero

Marshalling for the ‘missing million’

First published on Progressonline

The priority of every Labour politician on television, radio and local media must be to make clear that the government has made a choice on tax credit cuts, that there is still time to change their minds, and that just a two year delay – elequently pointed out by Rachel Reeves yesterday – could limit the impact for so many.

However, in their constituencies, local parties and liaison with councillors and officials, the priority for Labour’s representatives must be electoral registration. Finding the ‘Missing Million’ could make a huge difference to the country, the poorest people and the fortunes of the Labour party. (more…)