Banbury Constituency Labour Party
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Our next event – fantastic entertainment – 7.30pm Wed February 28th
at The Cornhill Centre, Market Square, Banbury OX15 5NT
Opening act Gráinne Maguire an intelligent but also sometimes geeky outlook on political life. Her act has gone down a storm at Stand up for Labour events in England, Scotland and Wales and Gráinne has also featured on ‘Question Time’, ‘Daily Politics’ and many other TV shows.
Owen Collins is a Witney-based wordsmith who believes in socialism, love at first sight, and not having to pay to use the toilet in major railway termini.
Jeff Robert has been a jobbing actor for over 30 years and featured in several premier performances of Alan Ayckbourn plays. Jeff will be performing a mix of sketches and spoken word.
Steve Gribbin was part of the double act Skint Video that appeared in Red Wedge and the cult TV programme Saturday Night Live. Steve regularly appears at the Comedy Store’s Cutting Edge night, in which he performs topical material. He has gone down a storm at Stand up for Labour events right across the country.
The show is compered by Crispin Flintoff, who set up Stand up for Labour in 2012 and has now organised over 200 shows for CLPs. He is a distant relative of the cricket player Andrew Flintoff and has appeared on Paramount Comedy Channel’s ‘The World Stands Up’.
Tickets cost £11 (if bought before 11 February)/£12.50 in advance and £14 on the door.
Order tickets here
The Banbury Labour Party constituency is divided into 3 Branches:
- Banbury Town
- Bicester & District
- North Oxfordshire Villages
To work out in which Branch you live, see the constituency map.Since May 2010 your local Labour Party has been actively campaigning against the speed and scale of cuts to public services that are affecting the most vulnerable in our local communities. These include cuts to housing, transport services, policing, libraries, health and social care.The Conservative-led Coalition cuts go too far and too fast and, through increased unemployment, low paid jobs, many with zero hour contracts, there is a highly negative effect on the economy which although showing some small signs of recovery is still extremely fragile. There are almost a million young people unemployed which is a shocking statistic. As the burden on state services from cost of living crisis increases, the budget deficit becomes harder to reduce. The Banbury Labour Party is fighting for a strategy for growth, an increase in employment and better paid jobs, and reducing the deficit through this growth, rather than excessive cuts.