Centre for Labour and Social Studies

What is Class?

The Centre for Labour and Social Studies (Class) is a thinktank established in 2012 to act as a centre for left debate and discussion. Originating in the labour movement, Class works with a broad coalitioClass for Labour and social studiesn of supporters, academics and experts to develop and advance alternative policies for today.

Through the production of high quality, intellectually compelling publications and events Class seeks to shape ideas that can inspire the trade union movement, cement a broad alliance of social forces and influence policy development to ensure the political agenda is on the side of working people.

What does Class do?

Class produces briefings, policy papers and think pieces spanning a broad policy field. Projects already underway address issues of growth and the economy, work and pay, housing and equality, security and aspiration, democracy and welfare, amongst many others.

Class organises seminars and events across the country to encourage discussion on new policy ideas.

For more information please see the Class website.

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A UK general election is coming – and it will be the fight of our lives ... our movement is the authentic voice for millions of people, for the communities of these lands. We are still the greatest force for social change that this country has witnessed and we are ready for the fight.”

Len McCluskey