Wot no Big Names?

Whilst it would be great to start winning seats at the local and national level there is value in being a voice that widens political debate and is prepared to champion ideas and causes that the mainstream parties are too conservative to contemplate.

Pockets and Wallets

Did the promises of 40 years ago ever include a low wage economy, with ever reducing home ownership and levels of poverty growing year on year? The promises of more leisure time turned out to be less leisure time, a lower quality of life and a worsening outcome for all.

Rise and Shine

Rise has embedded membership power into its working methods. There’ll be no block votes at conference, no agreeing to a manifesto and doing the opposite and certainly no money received by lobbyists to influence decision making. There will be no changing of minds because “circumstances changed” when they clearly didn’t.