Organisations

Barbara Follett is a member of, and active in, a number of organisations:

Action on Pre-eclampsia www.apec.org.uk
Action on Pre-eclampsia is a UK based charity set up in 1991. It helps and supports women worldwide who have had or who are worried about pre-eclampsia (preeclampsia), eclampsia, HELLP Syndrome or pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH).
 
AMICUS www.amicustheunion.org
Amicus is the UK's largest manufacturing, technical & skilled persons' union, with over 1.2m members in the private and public sectors.
 
ACTSA www.actsa.org
Action for Southern Africa (ACTSA) campaigns with the people of Southern Africa as they strive to build a better future. Working for peace, democracy and development across the region, ACTSA is the successor organisation to the Anti-Apartheid Movement.
 
Charter88 www.charter88.org.uk
Charter88 is is an independent organisation that has over 80,000 supporters who believe there is a better way to run the United Kingdom, and seeks a new constitutional settlement.
 
Co-op www.co-op.co.uk
The largest consumer co-op in the UK was set up in 1863 and now has food stores, a bank, an insurance business, funeral branches, car dealers, travel agents, pharmacies and farms. It employs over 75,000 people, has more than 3,000 high street outlets and offers online and business-to-business services.
 
CPAG www.cpag.org.uk
Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) is the leading charity campaigning for the abolition of poverty among children and young people in the UK and for the improvement of the lives of low-income families.
 
EMILY's List UK www.emilyslist.org.uk
EMILY'S List UK, launched on February 6th 1993 - 75 years after women first gained the vote for elections to the House of Commons, gives women Labour Party members the financial support they need to be selected as Parliamentary candidates.
 
Fabian Society www.fabian-society.org.uk
The Fabian Society is the UK's only membership based left of centre think tank. Providing an arena for open-minded debate, the Society's programme aims to explore the political ideas and the policy reforms which will define progressive politics in the future.
 
Fawcett Society www.fawcettsociety.org.uk
Fawcett, founded by the leading suffragist Millicent Garrett Fawcett and renamed in her honour in 1953, is the UK's leading organisation campaigning for equality between women and men.
 
Labour Campaign for Electoral Reform www.electoralreform.connectfree.co.uk
The Labour Campaign for Electoral Reform (LCER) is a network of Labour Party members and supporters who campaign within the party for the introduction of fairer voting systems and to move democracy up the party's agenda.
 
Labour Women's Network www.lwn.org.uk
Encouraging women to come forward as UK parliamentary candidates.
 
National Alliance of Women's Organisations www.nawo.org.uk
NAWO, founded in 1989, is an umbrella organisation for over 100 organisations and individuals based in England. All members are concerned to ensure women gain access to their human rights, and to make equality between women and men a reality.
 
One World Action www.oneworldaction.org
One World Action provides money, expertise and practical help to organisations committed to strengthening the democratic process and improving people's lives in poor and developing countries.
 
Royal Society of Arts www.rsa.org.uk
The Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce was founded in 1754 to encourage the development of a principled and prosperous society.
 
SERA www.sera.org.uk
SERA aims to promote sustainable environmental policies within the Labour movement and Labour Party to ensure sustainable development is central to the work of the government.
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Stevenage Credit Union www.hertsdirect.org
The Credit Union is used by local people to save money and also to borrow money up to £5,000 at a reasonable rate of interest.
 
Stonewall www.stonewall.org.uk
Stonewall was founded in 1989 by women and men who had been active in the struggle against Section 28 of the Local Government Act.