Shadow education secretary Angela Rayner announced the Labour Party’s manifesto will be officially announced on Thursday.
In a video on Twitter, Rayner said: “My lips are going to have to be sealed until Thursday when we formally announce it.”
Today l will be taking part in Labour’s ‘Clause 5’ meeting, this is where those with departmental responsibilities, the NEC, Union General Secretaries and the leadership all meet to finalise our manifesto for the #GeneralElection2019 #VoteLabour19 #RealChange 🌹 pic.twitter.com/v4euql6V2s
— Angela Rayner 🌈 (@AngelaRayner) November 16, 2019
Rayner met with other Labour officials to discuss the party’s manifesto.
The Parliamentary Candidate for Ashton-under-Lyne, Droylsden and Failsworth said: “Today I am going to our manifesto meeting where, the trade unions, senior members of the Labour Party and the Shadow Cabinet, will all get together to decide what goes in our manifesto.”
Dan Carden, the shadow secretary of state for international development, tweeted a similar statement as his party colleague.
Today I'm in @UKLabour's Clause V meeting, where we will agree our #GE2019 Manifeso. Thanks to all of my constituents who've been in touch with your priorities. I'll make sure your voice is heard and I know that on Thursday we will announce a manifesto we can all be proud of. pic.twitter.com/zKwqgFinXk
— Dan Carden (@DanCardenMP) November 16, 2019
Arriving at the meeting of senior Labour figures, leader Jeremy Corbyn said the manifesto will be “a document that will be transformative to the lives of people all over this country”.
Words: Dan Taylor | Featured Image: Sophie Brown