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  • News Video Tony Blair has questions to answer over “illegal war” in Iraq says Jeremy Corbyn

    Tony Blair has questions to answer over “illegal war” in Iraq says Jeremy Corbyn

    Tony Blair needs to answer questions over the “illegal war” in Iraq, Jeremy Corbyn has said. The leadership contender was asked last night on Newsnight whether the former Prime Minister should stand trial on charges of war crimes, if it looked like he broke international law over the illegal 2003 invasion of Iraq. He responded:  “If he has committed a war crime, yes. Everybody who has committed a war crime should be.” The MP Islington North who was staunchly opposed […]

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  • News Report of Labour National Executive Committee meeting held on 21st July 2015

    Report of Labour National Executive Committee meeting held on 21st July 2015

    Report of Labour National Executive Committee meeting held on 21st July 2015 Harriet Harman’s Report Harriet noted that we are living in turbulent times for our party – the Conservative’s majority has given them a confidence they didn’t have after 2010 and it is clear their strategy is to consign the Labour movement to oblivion.  Our challenge is to earn back the trust of the people by being an effective opposition that listens and has answers to their concerns. Harriet […]

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  • Comment Featured The North punches below its full weight – but Corbyn won’t neglect it

    The North punches below its full weight – but Corbyn won’t neglect it

    A recent report indicated that of the ten poorest regions in the whole of northern Europe, nine are in Britain. In parts of the North the death of traditional industries has been replaced only with a service economy, warehousing and distribution. Often with these sectors has come part time working, false self-employment and temporary working or zero hours contracts. The North deserves better. Yorkshire is bigger in terms of population on its own than Scotland. But our economy is in […]

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  • Comment Featured Scotland Labour lost because voters believed it was anti-austerity

    Labour lost because voters believed it was anti-austerity

    Today the Independent Inquiry into why Labour lost announces the first of its findings. We set up the Inquiry because we wanted an objective, empirical analysis of why Labour lost in May. Our aim is to help Labour understand its defeat and so begin to reconnect with the electorate and rebuild its politics. It will require accepting some hard truths. The first hard truth is that the Tories didn’t win despite austerity, they won because of it. Voters did not […]

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  • Featured News Burnham: I’ll renationalise the railways

    Burnham: I’ll renationalise the railways

    Andy Burnham will this week pledge to renationalise the railways. He will announce the policy on Thursday, as well as support for re-regulation of bus services and support for high speed cross-country east to west rail services. The leadership candidate will attack the Tories for selling off the East Coast mainline, after the state-run service ran a profit and cut train tickets for customers. In a “personal manifesto” launching this week, Burnham will support bringing rail franchises back into government […]

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