LCID believes poverty is political, and that only the Labour Party has the values and record of delivery to deliver for people in poverty, wherever they live.
The last Labour Government helped transform millions of lives for the better, and at LCID we are committed to doing all we can to return a Labour Government to power again in this election.
So in this election we have been focusing particular attention on Labour PPCs in marginal seats, who we know are champions of international development. These events have already had a great impact, offering LCID supporters the opportunity to meet and show their support for Labour candidates, and having some great conversations with potential voters across the UK!
There are opportunities to campaign in person, or by phone banking.
The Election Countdown – chances to get involved before the election
1) #DevelopmentDoorstep 2 THIS SATURDAY – for Gareth Thomas, LCID Honorary Vice-President and former DFID Minister in Harrow West, and Uma Kumaran, Harrow East
When: Saturday 25th April , meeting at 11.00
Where: 132 Blenheim Road, Harrow, HA2 7AA (get the Metropolitan tube to West Harrow). We’ll be campaigning in Harrow East in the afternoon. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you can make it!
2) Phonebanking for Melanie Ward, LCID Advisory Board member and PPC for Glenrothes & Central Fife
When: Wednesday 22 April, 6pm-8pm
Where: 65 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AS (next door to Labour Party HQ)
RSVP: contact Steven at email@example.com to let him know you’re coming!
3) #DevelopmentDoorstep 3 – 2nd and 3rd May – Time and location tbc!
Our campaigning so far
- On 28th March, LCID ran our first #DevelopmentDoorstep Day for Neil Coyle in Bermondsey and Old Southwark and Tulip Siddiq in Hampstead and Kilburn.
- Campaigning for Alison McGovern, LCID Honorary Vice-President, weekend of 11th and 12th April
- Phonebanking for Melanie Ward, LCID Advisory Board member and PPC for Glenrothes & Central Fife, Thursday 9th April and Thursday 16 April
- On the #DevelopmentDoorstep for Daniel Zeichner with Cambridge University Labour Club, on Monday 20th April
- Canvassing for Will Martindale, candidate for Battersea and a former Oxfam advisor, Tuesday 7th April
- Canvassing for Claire Leigh, LCID’s former Chair, in Tonbridge & Malling, Saturday 14th March