There's lots to look forward to in 2016. A new series of events has been arranged in Central Devon, including meetings, socials, training and debates. All are open to all events (although please check that you're eligible to attend the Police and Crime Commissioner nomination).
Details are also on the Events page of the website.
We hope to see you there!
Central Devon Constituency Labour Party meetings
Thursday 21st Jan 2016 at 7.30pm at 26b Clifton Hill, Exeter. The main item on the agenda will be discussion of our CLP 2016 Strategic Plan - please let us have ideas before the meeting.
Saturday 6th Feb 10.00 am– 12.30 at 26b Clifton Hill, Exeter to nominate Police and Crime Commissioner candidate
Our CLP will hold a ballot meeting to vote for candidates for selection of the PCC candidate on Saturday 6th Feb at 26b Clifton Hill. Only those who were fully paid up members, and had been members for six months or more on the 20th October 2015 (the freeze date specified by the NEC) will be eligible to vote at this meeting.
Other Meetings and Social Events
January 12th - From Danger to Safety? 7:00pm for 7:30pm start at Exeter Labour Party Offices, 26b Clifton Hill
An evening to get to the issues behind the headlines of the migrant crisis - with first-hand testimonial from Syria, and speakers from the Refugee Support Group Devon, lead councillors and Refugee Kindness Exeter. There will be opportunities to ask questions and explore ways to help. Light refreshments from 7:00 pm
Wednesday January 13th 6.30 pm – Central Devon CLP social event
Please join us for informal socialising over a drink at The Globe, 39 Clifton Road, Exeter at6.30pm
Thursday 11th February 2016 at 26b Clifton Hill, Exeter at 7.30 pm - Andrew Thorpe, Professor of History at Exeter University will speak on ‘Labour past and present: swings to (and from) the left in Labour’s history’.
All welcome – a small entrance fee contribution will be collected at the door.
Friday 11th March 2016 Curry evening – Di and Charlie are hosting one of their infamous curry evenings to raise funds for our CLP. This will be on at their home in Sandford near Crediton - more details to follow but please hold the date in your diary.
Members are invited to attend a training session on campaigning for the EU referendum. The training session will cover what to expect on the doorstep, key topics and information to use, and how to deal with eurosceptics, the Daily Mail and UKIP. You can sign up to attend via the South West Labour website. The nearest training to us will be in Exeter on Saturday 23rd January, 2016. To book your place and for more information please sign up at www.laboursouthwest.org.uk/events.
Devon Campaign Forum
The next meeting of Devon Campaign Forum will be on Saturday, 13th February, 2016, 10.30-1.00 pm at Clifton Hill, Exeter
This is an opportunity to discuss with other Labour Party supporters from across the County our local issues and the impact of spending cuts in our County.