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My experience of being on benefits

Rebecca Bromley

In 2011 I became part of a research project called ‘the lived experiences of welfare reform’.  The group was formed by Ruth Patrick who was studying social policy at the University of Leeds. As part of Ruth’s research she wanted to find out about the lives of those on benefits. Ruth has interviewed me several…

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On the doorstep

Ria Bernard

In the run-up to this snap election, the Young Fabians have been keen to get out on the doorstep with Labour activists to support the campaign for a Labour victory on June 8.  We know how important it is to get as many activists out on the campaign trail as possible so we’ve been coordinating…

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The Labour alternative

Chelsea Nelson

When the snap election was announced, many Labour supporters initially felt despondent. This election felt like a cynical move to capitalise on the huge poll lead the Tories had over Labour – a lead that has slowly been eroded. Since the announcement, Labour has rallied and played to its strengths: getting activists out on the…