Politics is a team sport

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This Saturday the three seat challenge team has ditched its plans and is heading down to Medway to help Naushabah Khan fight Mark Reckless, who ditched the Tories for the United Kingdom Independence party. We have always kept Lab3seats – think the three peaks, but a Labour doorstep version for three candidates – to the 106 target seats, but we thought it was important to go and help get Labour into the race. Read the rest of this entry »


The September 2014 medalist

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Medalists: The core campaigners who visited Warwick and Leamington, Nuneaton and Rugby as part of the Warwickshire #Lab3seats challenge on Saturday 13 September 2014. Shadow cabinet member Liz Kendall MP came and lead out team for the day.

The highlights: The Warwickshire challenge visited Warwick and Leamington (Lynnette Kelly), Nuneaton (Victoria Fowler) and Rugby (Claire Edwards); engaged 35 activists; 90 volunteer hours, 800 contacts made.

Lab3seats September 2014: The Warwickshire challenge

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Saturday 13 September 2014

07.30 Meet at the Warren Street tube (email now for a place in one of the cars)

10.00: Meet in Warwick and Leamington (Address TBC)

10.15: On the #LabourDoorstep for Lynnette Kelly (PPC for Warwick and Leamington)

12.00 Lunch provided by Warwick and Leamington CLP

12.30: Hit the road to Nuneaton

13.30: On the #LabourDoorstep for Vicky Fowler (PPC for Nuneaton)

15.00: Hit the road to Rugby

15.30: On the #LabourDoorstep for Claire Edwards (PPC for Rugby)

17.30: Head back to London

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LabourMums results

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The figures are in. 7 core campaigners visited Carlisle and Morecambe as part of the #LabourMums weekend on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 July 2014.

The highlights: #LabourMums visited Carlisle (Lee Sheriff) and Morecambe (Amina Lone); engaged 25 activists124 volunteer hours, 680 contacts made and 2500 leaflets delivered.


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Labour has selected a number of different candidates for the next election. This includes two excellent people, Lee Sherriff and Amina Lone. They are both single mums and working round the clock to win to win Carlisle (target seat 15) and Morecambe (14) respectively. We are joining them for an intensive weekend of #Labourdoorstep. All welcome, training and accommodation provided.

Friday 25 July 2014

18.15: Meet at Euston station

18.30: Train to Carlisle (arrive 21.49)
19.46: Train from Manchester Piccadilly (arrive 22.00)

Accommodation sorted

Saturday 26 July 2014

09.00: Leafleting for

11.00: Door knocking in Carlisle for Lee Sherriff

13.00: Lunch

14.00: Door knocking in Carlisle for Lee Sherriff

16.49: Train to Lancaster / Morecambe

18.30: Pizza and drinks | Accommodation included

Sunday 27 July 2014

09.00: Leafleting for

11.00: Door knocking in Morecambe for Amina Lone

13.00: Lunch

14.00: Door knocking in Morecambe for Amina Lone

16.27: Train from Lancaster to Manchester Piccadilly (arrive 18.09)
16.57: Train from Lancaster to London (arrive 20.38)

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Lab3seats April 2014: The M1 challenge

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The #Lab3seats challenge does three M1 seats in a day.

Saturday 12 April 2014

08.00: London pick up (Warren Street, by the tube station).

09.30: Meet in Watford (meeting place Watford Junction station)

10.00: On the #LabourDoorstep for Matthew Turmaine (PPC for Watford)
Meet at Watford Junction station

11.45: Hit the road to Milton Keynes South (bring your own packed lunch)

12.30: On the #LabourDoorstep Andrew Pakes (PPC for Milton Keynes South)
Meet at 11 Crosshills, Stone Stratford MK11 1HD

14.15: Hit the road to Northampton

15.00: On the ‪#LabourDoorstep‬ for Sally Keeble (PPC for Northampton North) or Kevin McKeever (PPC for Northampton South)
Meeting at Brookside Hall, Billing Brook Road, Northampton NN3 8NP

17.00: Head back to London

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Lab3Seats M4 challenge: London meeting place confirmed

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The #Lab3seats challenge does three M4 seats in a day.

Saturday 8 March 2014

07.15: Meet outside the Ritzy cinema, Brixton (Email for places in a car)

09.30: Meet in Swindon

10.00: On the ‪#LabourDoorstep‬ for Mark Dempsey (PPC for North Swindon)
Meet in the Covingham Shops Car Park, near the Messenger Pub, Covingham Drive, SN3 5AA

11.30: Move to South Swindon

11.45: On the #LabourDoorstep for Anne Snelgrove (PPC for South Swindon)
Meet at Little London Court car park in Old Town SN1 3HY (accessed via Cricklade Street | map)

13.15: Hit the road to Reading West (packed lunch kindly provided by Swindon CLPs)

14.30: On the #LabourDoorstep for Victoria Groulef (PPC for Reading West)
The meeting point will be 79 School Road, Reading RG31 5AT

17.00: Meet at local restaurant (refreshments kindly provided by Reading West CLP)

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