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Following the election results of May 3rd, Derby's Labour Group have issued the following statement.

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The Derby Labour Group is firmly of the view that the priority and responsibility given by the people of Derby at this time is to work together to put in place an administration capable of delivering in Derby’s best interests.

We do not believe that minority administration is desirable, whether it be led by Labour or the Conservatives. A preferred option would be for a formal coalition to ensure whoever is controlling the council is capable of delivering its priorities.

The Derby Labour group is firmly of the view that the priority and responsibility given by the people of Derby at this time is to work together to put in place an administration capable of delivering in Derby’s best interests.

To that end, we have held constructive talks with the other groups in the hope that agreement can be reached. It is our hope that these talks will continue to see joint working with the other groups, or indeed all groups to form a rainbow coalition.

For any of the three largest groups to either cling to or grab power by minority administration is not in our city’s best interests. We would sooner set aside our political interests and work cohesively together than take that route.

In the event that the other three groups decide to work together without us, then the people of Derby have our word that we will be an effective opposition by providing challenge and holding decision makers to account.

Statement from Derby's Labour Group

Following the election results of May 3rd, Derby's Labour Group have issued the following statement.

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Launched by the Labour-led council last October, RAM Energy is just one of many initiatives that make the city a better place to live in.  RAM Energy reduces energy bills for Derby residents.

#ForTheManyNotTheFew

Click here to see RAM Energy video

 

 

RAM Energy - Just one of Derby Labour's 'Super 6' pledges

Launched by the Labour-led council last October, RAM Energy is just one of many initiatives that make the city a better place to live in.  RAM Energy reduces energy bills for Derby residents. #ForTheManyNotTheFew...

Voting Labour on May 3rd really will make a difference.  It will allow us to continue the programme to make Derby a safe, strong and ambitious city. Our 'Super Six' pledges aim to build Derby as a city that works for the many, not the few.

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Click here to see video of Labour's 'Super 6'

  • Create 2,000 new jobs and apprenticeships by 2019
  • New swimming pool being built, due to open in 2020
  • RAM Energy launched in 2017, now reducing energy bills for Derby residents
  • Deliver 500 affordable homes by 2020 for Derby people to rent or buy
  • Invest in the Assembly Rooms and other key city centre sites
  • Make Derby the cleanest English city within four years, investing £1.6m to improve Derby's street scene and living environment.

Labour's 'Super 6' Pledges for Derby

Voting Labour on May 3rd really will make a difference.  It will allow us to continue the programme to make Derby a safe, strong and ambitious city. Our 'Super Six' pledges aim to build...

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