An absolutely remarkable and moving film produced in the final two weeks of Philip Gould’s life. His book, “When I Die: Lessons from the Death Zone” is published in the UK by Little Brown. Proceeds from the book will go to the National Oesophago-Gastric Cancer Fund and the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity. Click on the links to make a donation.
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Following selection as the Labour candidate for police and crime commissioner for Devon and Cornwall in February 2016 I have campaigned across this vast constituency of 1.3 million voters and the most common response I have received is “Election? What election?”. It is utterly shocking that the Government has failed to promote the Commissioner’s post and, most importantly, the elections taking place across England and Wales on Thursday. After introducing the post following their 2010 manifesto pledge anyone would think the Conservatives – and Theresa May […]Read more →
Major New Labour figures are throwing their weight behind the campaign to keep Britain in the EU, with a series of major interventions – including a possible return for Tony Blair. Former Chancellor Alistair Darling has warned that a vote to leave the EU could cost the UK £250 billion in lost trade, while Peter Mandelson has hit out at the anti-immigration rhetoric of the Out campaign. Darling said that pulling out of the single market would introduce greater trade […]Read more →
It’s two days until voters go to the polls – here’s a quick look at how the elections are shaping up across the country. Quote of the Day “Only a Tory Government with as warped a sense of priorities as this one could issue a statement lauding the roll-out [of Universal Credit] on the same day an independent expert report from the Resolution Foundation shows Tory cuts will completely undermine work incentives in the programme.” – Owen Smith, on the warped […]Read more →
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Jeremy Corbyn has issued a defiant message to his internal critics as he vowed Labour would defy predictions and not lose any seats on Thursday. The under-fire Labour leader confirmed he would “of course” stand in any future leadership election as he told activists to look for electoral gains around the country. Corbyn was speaking in London as he unveiled a new election poster saying: “Elections are about taking sides. Labour is on yours”. “We are not going to lose […]Read more →
Labour’s campaign to remain in the EU will not distance the the party from its electoral base, LabourList readers have said. Last week, Labour Out campaigner Frank Field claimed Labour’s campaign to stay in the EU would distance the party from working class voters, with him estimating 40 per cent of Labour supporters would back leaving the EU. However, almost 65 per cent of readers disagree, saying the party’s pro-European stance would not damage the party. Only 19 per cent […]Read more →