Labour for a Republic is a new network of Labour party members and activists who support Britain becoming a republic.
We meet regularly and plan how to build support for republicanism within Labour – looking at ways to engage with members, councillors, MPs and other elected representatives.
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Labour for a Republic has prepared a press release about the royal pregnancy story – you can read it here.
Recently Labour for a Republic spoke to Bristol University Labour about republicanism in the Labour party and its relevance to our wider party aims. If you’d like to organise a speaker to attend an event, please email our chair at lesley@LabourForaRepublic.org.uk. It’s also worth talking to Lesley if you have any questions about the campaign and would like to know more.
Give every child a chance to be head of state, says Labour for a Republic
As republicans, we believe that every child should have the chance to become head of state – and we’re pleased that so many people seem to agree. While the media frenzy continues, republican groups across the UK have reported a surge in membership as the public reacts to the news by actively thinking about the issue, questioning the whole system of hereditary office. More…
Labour MP quizzes Clegg on an elected Head of State
Labour MP Paul Flynn has exposed the limits to Nick Clegg’s belief in democracy in a Parliamentary question about the Monarchy. More…
Osborne has questions to answer over royal funding
Labour for a Republic has written to the Chancellor, George Osborne, demanding answers over the recently published royal finances. More…