At our recent party meetings in Newbury, members have been discussing an article published in the Guardian in June last year. While we might be a little late in sharing it, the read is as interesting now as it was when it was published. There are a few snippets and the link to the full article below. Enjoy, and let us know what you think. Could it hold the key to maintaining momentum for Labour in Newbury?
“In 2010, Linda Grant joined the Labour party as a vague gesture of solidarity, and found her local branch in chaos. Before long, she was the second most powerful official in her ward. Four years later, they won”
“This is the story of how you rebuild a party from the ground up, not through winning ideological debates, though those do matter, but through the often banal life of local activism.”