600+ sign up for Peterborough by-election mobilisation. More needed – and McDonnell joining in

Campaigners mobilise to elect local left-winger Lisa Forbes
Peterborough candidate Lisa Forbes

Over six hundred Labour members and supporters have signed up for a ‘mass-mobilisation call‘ taking place at 7.30pm this evening to prepare campaigners for the crucial Peterborough by-election before voters go to the polls a week tomorrow.

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has just been confirmed as a late addition to a strong line-up.

Labour’s strong candidate is local left-winger Lisa Forbes. To join the mass call, click here. If you miss the call, contact Momentum for details on how to join in and support the campaign – participants do not need to be based near Peterborough.

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  1. Brilliant to all concerned , I ‘d go but am on hols in Cornwall ( Brexit no deal bastion !! ) .
    Throw the kitchen sink at it , but be on guard if we loose for more Coup activity .

    1. Just got back from our hols in a cottage overlooking Cape Cornwall. We don’t watch TV, listen to the radio or read any newspapers when we’re on holiday but we’re back to the fight now.

  2. I tried to volunteer, but was unable to do so as I do not have a smartphone or substantial knowledge of IT. Surely there MUST be a way of including people like me.

    I could have joined via a computer, but at 7.30 p.m. last night I was travelling home from work on a bus with only a basic mobile phone. I do not have a laptop and I was some way away from my desktop computer at home.

    If anyone can advise me further I would very much like to hear from them.

    I live at too great a distance from Peterborough to go door knocking but am willing to do whatever I can from London.

  3. Brexit central calling
    British Steel drives coach and horses through neverenders bleetings, we dont have a manifesto unless we leave
    Farage wants to take economy off a cliff so spivs and thieves can make more zillions,
    American Health Companies queuing up to privatise NHS can anyone afford Health insurance to cover social care
    Food standards out the window
    Anti Semitism both Clare Short and Len Mccluskey have rebutted the smears over last two nights,
    Bottom line the number of proven cases in Labour is statistically insignificant 50/500,000
    Safest country in Europe for the Jewish community thanks to JC and Labour movement
    What will be response when we win next Thursday have JC and party prepared to capatalise and smash these issues out of the park

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