Vote Labour this Thursday 4th July

Election Week is finally here. Our country, and Southampton, is at a turning point.

We owe it to ourselves, our communities and future generations to get the job done and consign this Conservative Government to history. To finally turn the page on their Tory failure and chaos, and to offer hope and change with a new Labour Government. 

If we form a government, Labour will start a process of renewal, to rebuild our country, and I will work my socks off to make sure Southampton gets a good slice of the pie.

If you want change, you have to vote for it

But, before we get there, we need to get out and vote! If you want a better future and if you want change – you have to go out and vote for it.

We cannot leave anything up to chance. We cannot risk waking up on Friday to another five years of the Tories when we could wake up to a summer of change.

Make a plan

Make a plan to vote on Thursday. Find your Polling Station. Put your photo ID in your wallet and remember to bring it with you to vote.

Do you want to vote tactically to keep the Tories out? All the tactical voting websites point to the same answer: Vote Labour.

The smaller parties can’t win here and they can promise you the moon on a stick because they know there is no chance their policies will be tested in government. Don’t waste your vote and risk a Tory win.

Vote Labour

Southampton is my home. It’s where I was born, grew up and have always lived. I know people in our city are hugely ambitious for themselves, their families and Britain’s future. If I’m your MP, I will be with you all the way.

A better future is possible – but only if we vote for it.

Vote for change. Vote Labour!

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Candidate Video: Meet Satvir Kaur

Southampton is my home. It’s where I was born, grew up, and have always lived. It is heartbreaking to see families I know struggling under the Conservatives.

I am standing to be the next MP for Southampton Test because we can’t go on like this. If we want meaningful change, we need a change of government, and we need that new government to be Labour.

Vote Labour on Thursday 4th July.

Special thanks to Southampton film company City Eye for producing this film for me.

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Labour Manifesto

I’m really proud of Labour’s manifesto for change, launched yesterday as we marked the half-way point of this General Election campaign.


The General Election is here

For many people I speak to, the General Election announcement on Wednesday was something they were desperately waiting for.

I’m Southampton born and bred, and it’s been heartbreaking to see families I know struggling after 14 years of Conservative chaos and failure. Britain is broken and Southampton deserves better.

Labour are offering a real alternative with a costed plan, but change is only possible if people vote for it. This will be a once in a generation General Election, and Labour are the only Party that can beat the Tories. Every vote matters, so let’s not waste it.

I’ll be working hard and spending all my time now until Thursday 4th July putting Labour’s case to the people of Southampton Test.

Let’s get Britain’s future back!


Canvassing round-up

Week in week out, Southampton Labour teams and I hit the doorsteps across the city and chat to residents. We call round regularly to hear people’s views, tackle problems, offer assistance, and also encourage people to get out and use their vote!

Talking to other Southampton residents has always been one of my favourite parts of politics, ever since I first joined the Labour Party. I genuinely love going out canvassing to meet as many as possible and I find it is the best way to speak to people whose voices might otherwise go unheard.


Video: Introducing Keir Starmer at Conference

At Labour conference last week, I was given the enormous honour of introducing Keir Starmer ahead of his keynote leader’s speech.

Watch the video above to see what I had to say to delegates.


Selected as Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate

Red and white Labour branded graphic that reads' Congratulations Satvir Kaur, Your Labour candidate for Southampton Test'

I am hugely grateful to Labour members in Southampton Test for selecting me to be their next Parliamentary Candidate, standing in place of Alan Whitehead when he retires as our MP at the next general election. I know I have big shoes to fill.

It was wonderful to get the opportunity to meet with so many old and new faces at the selection whilst setting out my stall, and I am honoured that the members’ decision went in my favour. I can’t wait to work with everyone during the campaign and beyond. 


In Common: On Satvir’s journey from inner city girl to leader of the council

Screenshot of In Common's profile piece on Satvir Kaur

Read In Common‘s profile of me here, written following Labour’s local election success and after I became leader of Southampton City Council in May 2022.


Labour take back control in Southampton

Satvir Kaur, Peter Kyle MP and the local Labour team

WE DID IT! I am delighted that Labour took back control of Southampton City Council at the local elections in May 2022 and I can’t wait to get to work as your new Leader.

We are eager and ready to start delivering for all our communities and I personally want to say a huge thank you for everyone’s support.

Over the last 12 months, we refocused our campaign and set out a new vision for Southampton. We spoke to over 30,000 voters and listened to their concerns.


My work on Culture

Launching Southampton's City of Culture 2025 bid with Tyrone, Zoie Golding, Shelina Permalloo, Claire Whittaker and Warbz

I grew up believing the world of art and culture wasn’t for people like me.

It was only after taking on the Culture portfolio, in my former role as Cabinet Member for Homes and Culture at Southampton City Council, that I realised I had grown up with so much culture, but had just not defined it as such. I want to ensure that everyone’s culture is valued, celebrated and brings people together.