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  • Staying together for the kids

    Can a political party attend relationship counselling? Never mind the big tent: how big would the couch have to be? Or is the Labour party now displaying signs of having irreconcilable differences? Is it time to cut the ties, and the losses, call it...

  • Having the ambition to put ending child poverty at the heart of leadership is why I’m backing Yvette

    Leading the Labour Party is a big job, and it’s a serious job – that’s why we need a leader who brings strength and a track record to the role. Nobody doubts Yvette’s toughness or her experience, but what’s really important to me is the way...

  • London needs a Mayor with conviction

    Labour supporters have a clear choice when selecting our Mayoral candidate. We can settle for mediocrity – picking a bland candidate, who won’t rock the boat and is too scared to challenge the inequality that increasingly prevents Londoners...

  • Victory is what we owe to the people we represent

    In 1963 JFK prepared (but never got to deliver) a speech attacking ‘voices preaching doctrines which apparently assume that … vituperation is as good as victory.’ Reading that last phrase recently I knew immediately what he meant. Years ago, after...

  • How well does Labour know its own members?

    Reading an article on ConservativeHome provided a clear demonstration of how the Conservatives have embraced technology and have left Labour behind.  Without a clear signal of intent and without significant investment in tech, the Party will be hobbled...

  • Is Blue Labour the answer to Labour’s woes?

    What can the much-derided Blue Labour offer the party? It is a question worth asking, because the leadership contest has so far largely eschewed big ideas. Surely, losing so badly in England and being flat-out destroyed in Scotland calls for a thorough...

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