Shipley Labour stall at the Peace and Craft Fair
Shipley Labour stall at the Peace and Craft Fair

Members from Shipley Labour were at the Peace and Craft Fair in Saltaire on 16th June 2018, asking people: Imagine if we had a better world, what would your priorities be? What would you really like to see? This is what they told us.


  • No VAT on DIY, energy saving goods
  • Simplify tax systems to stop cheating
  • Stop making the rich richer
  • End hostile immigration and benefits environment
  • Nationalise the economy
  • Stop Universal Credit – bring back decent benefits
  • More public sector jobs; More support workers
  • Universal basic income or equivalent to stamp out poverty and means testing/sanctions


  • More funding for schools
  • No homework in schools
  • Education for all
  • All children have a right to a good and decent education
  • Engaging and appropriate education for all


  • Greater wildlife protection and preference over development
  • A greener world
  • More trees
  • Less plastic in the sea
  • Reduce, reuse, recycle
  • No more single use plastic
  • 100000s of jobs in energy conservation and renewables
  • Clean air
  • Looking after planet earth
  • Make our streets have a better speed limit
  • Respect the environment
  • Growing community veg all around the spare spaces


  • A kinder world
  • Make justice affordable
  • More kindness
  • Equal lives for disabled people
  • Instead of putting others in their place, put yourself in theirs
  • Tolerance
  • Nobody hungry 


  • Build more affordable housing
  • Build social housing
  • Abolish homelessness
  • Build more housing for vulnerable and elderly, retired people


  • Care for the elderly – no fear of old age
  • Better mental health services
  • No need for food banks
  • Prioritise  duty of care for all children
  • Social care
  • Protect the vulnerable
  • Last chance to save the NHS
  • Healthcare not wealthcare
  • Love the NHS
  • Respect
  • Social care not warfare


  • Peace 4 all
  • Peace
  • Jobs not bombs


  • Keep the guard on the train


  • Get rid of Trump
  • Get rid of filibustering MPs
  • New MP for Shipley
  • Jeremy Corbyn for PM
  • Dump all Tory Davies
  • Socialism is what we need now
  • Vote Labour!

Lynne Faulkes, Wharfedale Branch June 2018

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