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On Jan 21st, the Labour Party will turn out in force across the country - and across Bristol - to defend the NHS and speak out about the erosion of social care provision under this Tory government. 

Join us at a campaigning event near you

Come along to a street campaigning event near you! We are holding 2 events in South Bristol

IN BEDMINSTER / SOUTHVILLE: meet at 12 noon outside the Tobacco Factory on North St - Full details here

IN KNOWLE: meet at 10.30am at Broadwalk Shopping Centre main entrance (corner Broadwalk & Wells Rd) - Full details here

And join us campaigning online! 

You can get on your twitter and facebook to help share the #CarefortheNHS petition - click here

You can also share the short film on the social care crisis on the national Care for the NHS campaign website

The Tory government’s draconian cuts and austerity, along with their ideological agenda to privatise our services, are pushing our health and social care services to breaking point. 

3.9 million people are stuck on waiting lists and A&Es are in crisis. Social care is hanging in the balance and local councils are seeing their funding slashed under the Tories. 

It’s time to take action!

Not been out campaigning with Labour before?

Campaigning with the Labour Party in Bristol South is friendly, fun, and really worthwhile.

Check out this short film from our last NHS action day and see for yourself!

 

Jan 21st: National Action Day on NHS & Social Care

On Jan 21st, the Labour Party will turn out in force across the country - and across Bristol - to defend the NHS and speak out about the erosion of...

On December 8th Bristol South Labour Party started our monthly food bank collection.

Together we donated more than 40 bags and 2 boxes of food to food banks in South Bristol, to make sure some of the poorest families had enough to eat over the festive period.

Our South Bristol Food Banks feed thousands of local families – and the need is growing.

One food bank in Hartcliffe told us that they gave out 1,250 meals the week that our donations came in. Another in Bedminster told us they fed 700 families – 100 more than last year – underlining just how important these services are.

This wasn’t a project just for Christmas though, Bristol South Labour Party will be donating every month we meet.

Get involved and make a donation

You can help by giving a few food and toiletry items. A little donation makes a big difference.

NB. Food items must be non perishable eg long life or with long use by dates, dried and tinned goods.

Find out more about some of your local foodbanks: Victoria Park Baptist Church near Victoria Park, and Carpenters Food and Support at the Withywood Centre

Labour supports local food banks - offering a lifeline to Bristol families

On December 8th Bristol South Labour Party started our monthly food bank collection. Together we donated more than 40 bags and 2 boxes of food to food banks in South...

LP flagsWe may be looking down the barrel of the festive season, but it’s not time to head for the sofa with those mince pies just yet!

We will be out knocking on doors and talking to local people come rain or shine, so watch the website for the next day out on the doorstep near you. For now though, here are some activities you can get involved in with your Local labour party and other campaigning groups who are fighting for social justice in Bristol.

Wed 23rd Nov: We are all Daniel Blake - Protest the Autumn Statement (from 5pm)

Bristol People’s Assembly is organising a protest targeting the government on the day of their Autumn Statement. If you feel strongly that our country should stop welfare cuts and nonsensical assessments and sanctions that leave people unable to work or claim their benefits, come along. Let’s show that the Labour Party is the party that stands up against draconian Tory cuts and welfare policy. Assemble from 17.00 at Job Centre Plus, 16 St Stephen's St, Bristol, BS1 1EN You can RSVP here: https://www.facebook.com/events/183654965425706/

Sat 26th Nov: Campaign for the NHS in Windmill Hill (11am) and Bedminster (2pm)

We are passionate about the NHS! If you are too, come and join one of our Bristol South campaigning events as part of the National Action Day for the NHS. We will be out talking to people about the need to protect the NHS from cuts and privatisation, handing out flyers, and showing our support on social media. Everyone welcome! And if you’re a new member please do come along and meet your fellow Labour folk - we are very friendly and it will be a fun day.

To join Windmill Hill branch, meet at 11am outside Tesco on Oxford Street. Full details here: http://www.bristolsouthlabourparty.org.uk/care_for_the_nhs_in_windmill_hill

To join Southville and Bedminster branch, meet at 2pm outside TSB on East St. Full details here: http://www.bristolsouthlabourparty.org.uk/nhs_action_day_southvillebemmy

Mon 28th Nov: People’s Assembly / Unite - Meeting to organise against cuts (6.45pm)

Across Bristol different groups are getting active and speaking out against the devastating cuts being forced on Bristol City Council by the Conservative government. This is a meeting to think about campaigning ideas between now and February when final decisions get made. Come and get involved -  show that the Labour Party is opposed to these cuts, and think with others about how we can stand up to Tory cuts imposed on our city. 6.45-8pm at Tony Benn House, Victoria St, Bristol, BS1 6AY Full details and RSVP here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2127111330848030/

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