Labour in Desborough – A proud history

Desborough Labour Party has had a branch in the Town for as long as anyone can remember. Working in the community, serving on the Council and campaigning on the issues that affect local residents. Here is a selection of the things we have been involved in over the years.

Note – this is a work in progress and it could take years because Desborough used to elect people who fought for the town.

1979 Labour takes the speed limit campaign to Parliament

1979 – Labour fighting for the Pocket Park

       

1980 Labour Councillors Roger Morris and Phil Sawford campaign with local residents against threatened library closure

1980 Labour Councillors David Coe and Phil Sawford present petition to the County Council

      

1980 Labour Councillor Tony Allen leads the fight to retain free travel to Montsaye

     

1982 -Desborough gets the crossing back

1982 – Still fighting proposed 40mph speed  limit

  

1984 – Call for action on derelict Factory

May 1984 Fred Panter takes the Chair again

1986 – the  derelict factory falls

1986 – this one needs sorting again!

1986 – Labour Councillor Tony Allen wants school improvements

1987 -Labour Councillors lead campaign for a swimming pool in Desborough


 

Promoted by: Phil Sawford C/o Kettering Constituency Labour Party, 12b Market Street, Kettering, Northants, NN16 0AH.

On behalf of: The Labour Party Candidates for the Desborough St Giles Ward, (Paul Coles, Ben King, Phil Sawford, Jo Taylor, Richard Tod, Helen Wood) C/o Kettering Constituency Labour Party, 12b Market Street, Kettering, Northants, NN16 0AH. Also on behalf of: The Labour Party Candidates for the Desborough Loatland Ward (Gareth Coe, Andy Coleman, Tim Healy, Joanne Watson) C/o Kettering Constituency Labour Party, 12b Market Street, Kettering, Northants, NN16 0AH.