Tuesday, 1 April 2014

People's Parliament meeting: The Legacy of Tony Benn

 

Tony Benn: The ideas that could shape our future

Wednesday 9th April, 7pm – 8.30pm, Committee Room 9, House of Commons.

Book a place here

With: John McDonnell MP, Hilary Wainwright (Red Pepper), Jeremy Corbyn MP, Andrew Fisher, Ellie Mae O'Hagan, Ian Lavery MP

For more details, see the People's Parliament website 

LEAP Chair John McDonnell MP paid tribute to Tony Benn in the House of Commons, saying:
"What a world we would have created if we had listened to him. But more important, what a world we can create now if we listen to him."
Read John's words in full here.

LEAP Co-ordinator Andrew Fisher has written for the New Left Project on Tony Benn's economic legacy, saying:
"The essence of Bennite economics is an economy in which people matter, an economy which serves the people, rather than the other way around."
Book your place at the event on 9 April

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