Annual General Meeting

The annual general meeting of the Camborne, Redruth and Hayle Labour Party took place to a packed hall on Wednesday the 29th of June. Colin Garrick was unanimously elected chairman and among others Sue Winter remained as secretary, Ray Webber and Camborne Town Council’s mayor,Val Dalley were elected co-vice chairmen. Mike Smith, who has been the treasurer for many years retired and Bill Krey took his place. There was much discussion concerning the present crisis within the Labour Party and concerning the recent referendum. Strong opinions were discussed concerning the leadership on both sides of the argument but in a very orderly way and the consensus was that the Labour Party was bigger than any one person’s ambition but that the principals voiced by Jeremy Corbyn was what the country needs and the Party should rally behind any leader that emerges from the ensuing struggle for the leadership. Everyone unanimously agreed that the country was desperate for a political change and should not to go down the road of further privatisations and austerity measures.