FREE school meals for every primary school child would be a godsend to millions of families across the country.
Labour is absolutely right to be championing such a policy — and right too in proposing to pay for it by slapping VAT on private school fees.
This immediately gives the lie to Theresa May’s tired riposte that Labour, as usual, was planning to “bankrupt Britain.”
The value of the school meals initiative launched by Jeremy Corbyn and shadow education secretary Angela Rayner in Lancashire goes beyond the cost of a kid’s lunch because it strikes at the heart of the austerity myth the Tories — with willing accomplices in the monopoly media — have been trying to dupe us with for seven years.Read More »
Jeremy Corbyn speaking at the Stop Trident rally at Trafalgar Square on 27 February 2016. (Photo: Garry Knight/flickr/cc)
Jeremy Corbyn scored a “monumental victory” on Saturday, easily being reelected leader of Britain’s Labour Party.
Corbyn got 61.8 percent of the vote to opponent Owen Smith’s 38.2. The Guardian reportsthat the 67-year-old “won a majority over Smith in every category—members, registered supporters, and trades union affiliates. He won the support of 59 percent of voting members, 70 percent of registered supporters, and 60 percent of affiliated supporters.”Read More »