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#IStandWithSueLent

Labour Women’s Declaration stands with our Working Group member and  Cardiff Labour councillor Sue Lent in the face of  gutter journalism attacking her right to hold gender critical views. We call on Welsh Labour leaders to speak up in support of their longstanding friend and loyal comrade. In reply to their articles about Sue, we

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No-platforming and the so-called Left: a speech by Esther Giles

Esther Giles, who was due to appear at last weekend’s Labour Lockout event but was no-platformed, spoke today at Labour Against the Witchhunt’s Building the Campaign for Free Speech event. This is the text of her speech: No-Platforming and the so-called Left: The Supposed “Right of Intolerance” “I disapprove of what you say, but I

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Free Speech for Women at a Free Speech Rally

#StopTheLabourLockout LWD signatory Esther Giles has been no platformed at a free speech rally  organised today by a coalition of left groups in support of suspended members. We are asking all those who support free speech to insist that Esther is reinstated as a speaker, and if this doesn’t happen to withdraw from the rally.

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Cambridge Labour Councillor Resigns

Cambridge Labour councillor, Kevin Price resigned live during a full Cambridge Council meeting on 23rd October 2020 in protest at a motion affecting women’s rights on which women had not been consulted. See pages 15 – 17 of the Council  Information pack for the motion being  discussed. The amendments proposed by Labour to the LibDem

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Our response to the Scottish Hate Crime consultation

The Scottish Government recently held a consultation on proposed changes to hate crime and public order legislation in Scotland. The consultation closed on 24th July 2020. Among many concerns about the proposed changes to the law  are fears that it will affect free speech – including the ability to speak about women’s sex-based rights. Our

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