David's passion comes across clearly and is helping in recruiting new members

We Are Campaigning


Just days after formal adoption of our candidate by the NEC we were on the streets of Malton campaigning. The street stall in Market Place was very well received. Our candidate David Yellen is liked by people who stop to talk. His passion comes across clearly  and through being visible in public we are recruiting new members. We have a huge task to overtake the Tories in Thirsk and Malton but we have made a strong start. We have just four weeks to build on it.


Come and meet David at one of the following events. Bring non-members who you know to be supportive. These are opportunities to find out about our policies and campaign, to recruit new members and to get help with the campaign.

11th Nov. Easingwold. 7.30 Easingwold Methodist Church, Chapel St, YO61 3AF,

12th Nov. Allerston. 7.30 Allerston Village Hall. with NHS Speaker Dr Michael Snee.

16th November. Filey 2.00pm.  Three Tuns Hotel, 10 Murray St, Filey YO14 9DG .


The result of this election will determine the way the country is heading for some time. Labour must win to save us from a right wing government subservient to the USA. We urgently need £1,000 to enable us to complete the campaign we have planned. Many thanks to those who have already donated generously. If you haven’t yet you could do it now using this donate button.


Thirsk & Malton Election Campaign

Street Stalls

Malton. Every Saturday from 16th November. 10.00 at The Shambles.

Filey, 16th November 11.00. John Street, near Evron Centre.

Thirsk, Easingwold, Pickering & Kirbymoorside. Details to follow.


We need volunteers for delivery of bundles of leaflets. We have 30,000 to get out as soon as we can. If you can do a bit please contact your local Branch Organiser straight away.

Filey/Hunmanby – Rosie Adams rosemary.adams1@btinternet.com ;

Malton/Norton – John Shipley johnshipley.labour@gmail.com;

Pickering – Alan Avery avery_uk@yahoo.com;

Kirbymoorside – Jill Wells jillwells4labour@gmail.com

Thirsk, Easingwold – Mark White mark.gwyn@outlook.com.


Come and support David at the hustings

26th November. Thirsk. 7.00 at St. Mary’s Church, Kirkgate, YO7 1PR

Details of Kirbymoorside and others to follow.

Social Media

We are campaigning on Facebook @thirskandmaltonclp and @DavidYellenThirskandMalton, Twitter @tandmclp and Instagram @thirsk_maltonlabour

Please like, share, invite and retweet so we can reach the largest possible audience.

If anybody would like to get involved with the social media campaign message one of the above or email johnshipley.labour@gmail.com.


Meeting: 12th Nov. David Yellen + Dr Snee: NHS

Dr Michael Snee, Consultant Oncologist at the LGI will be speaking from first-hand experience about the current state of the NHS including the disastrous consequences of the internal market. Our General Election Candidate David Yellen will be speaking about our Manifesto promises on the NHS and there will be an update on our campaign. Start 7.30, at Allerston Village Hall. All Constituency members welcome. Do invite Labour Supporters. Questions, tea, cake, raffle.

National Polls Going Our Way

Labour has cut the Conservatives’ poll lead according to the latest survey by Opinium for the Observer, published at the weekend. The Tories still hold a 12-point advantage over Labour but their lead is down four points since last weekend. The Conservatives now stand on 41%, down one point on a week ago, while Labour is up three on 29%. The Liberal Democrats are down one point on 15%.  Opinium’s latest data suggests Labour may be stemming the flow of both Labour Leavers to the Tories and Remainers to the Lib Dems. Some 66% of Labour Leavers now plan to vote Labour, up nine points compared with a week ago, and 48% of Labour Remainers are planning to vote for the party, sharply up on last week. See Guardian Report.


What We Stand For

Our manifesto will be published next weekend. Meanwhile there is a good indication from the 2017 Manifesto and the Press Releases which come out daily. The Party has also recently issued a useful briefing on Key Messages. Attached.

 Corbyn Rally? – Yes but when?

It is highly likely that in his whirlwind of non-stop campaigning Jeremy Corbyn will be making an appearance in York or Scarborough or both. However these events are kept under tight wraps until shortly before they are due. As soon as we get any information we’ll pass it on but it would be a good idea to keep your ear to the ground using social media. You might find out before us. Please let me know if you do hear anything.

York Outer Campaign: Candidate Anna Perrett.

Intensive campaigning now under way in this crucial target seat. Please help get Anna elected.. Contact Mark White for more info. 12th Nov. 10.00 Heworth; 6.00 Rawcliffe; 6.00 Heslington. 14th Nov. 10.00 Heworth; 6.00 Rawcliffe; 6.00 Heslington. 19th Nov. 4.30 Huntington; 6.00 Fulford; 6.00 Rawcliffe. 20th. Nov. 6.00 Rawcliffe. 21st Nov. 4.30 Huntington; 5.30 Heworth; 6.00 Fulford.

Scarborough & Whitby Campaign: Candidate Hugo Fearnley

Canvassing and Voter ID sessions everyday at: 10:45 to 13:00 13:45 to 16:00 16:15 to 18:30. Please go and help Hugo get elected. Meet at the Labour campaign office 6, Pavilion Square, Scarborough YO11 2JN. Please telephone for more details before travelling to Scarborough 07826 179229.


Best wishes, Mick Johnston General Election Agent for Thirsk and Malton Constituency Labour Party

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