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Sometimes it involves anchors. Sometimes it involves the ground. But consistently it’s about the centre – that’s Nick Clegg’s political positioning of choice. I’m one of those who instinctively isn’t that keen on talking about a party being in the centre, as it sounds like defining yourself based on what you’re not and based on […]
Sign of the Times is a new collection of acerbic, witty and moving cartoons from The Times‘s political cartoonist Peter Brookes. Produced to the sorts of high standards that bring the best out of Brookes’s cartoons, the book is very simple – a one page introduction from the cartoonist followed by 108 of his cartoons […]
Kim Beazley, Australian Ambassador to the US, had a pretty dire record of losing not only Labor Party leadership elections in Australia but also losing general elections even when he managed to win leadership contests. His repeated comebacks became a farce of continual failure rather than a dramatic story of persistence and redemption. Hence he […]
Thousands of Londoners are employed by Labour councils on zero hours contracts that have been criticised by Ed Miliband.
The controversies over UNITE’s influence in Labour selections started in Falkirk but, stoked by a leading Labour member in London attacking UNITE’s “autocratic monopoly”, naming selections in Haringey and Lewisham, the story has spread rather wider. Labour Islington Council Leader Catherine West, a UNITE member and personally congratulated by its leader on her selection, is one […]
Allegations of "bullying and intimidation" within the Labour Party in Peterborough have led senior members to call on leader Ed Miliband to launch an inquiry.
From the advanced briefing, it looks as if Ed Miliband’s speech today will offer up some fairly sensible suggestions for reform of Labour’s selection rules. One is a big risk – but which although designed to curb trade union influence, could in fact open up the door to much greater trade union influence if senior […]
Voters trust Ed Miliband less than Gordon Brown according to the latest research.
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