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Brexit: Why we haven’t left the Labour Party (yet)

Main points of correspondence sent to Labour Party HQ in early February 2017 by Tony Burrage and myself (Hilary Burrage): …   Currently we are extremely unhappy about our Labour membership – which is a great shame after some 40 … Continue reading

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No time to lose, if ConDems are to be stopped

Why am I not surprised that Labour now has no lead over the Conservatives?  In ordinary times the left might expect considerable advantage at a point where the ConDem coalition is patently under strain, ill-considered changes to the NHS are headlines on a daily basis, and joblessness … Continue reading

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Why Andrew Rawnsley may have missed the point

The word on the political street is increasingly that Labour must step up both pace and impact, to stand any chance of winning the next election – whenever that might be.  The task, it is agreed, is both big and urgent. So how … Continue reading

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Leading Labour, perhaps laboriously

Was Ed Miliband the best choice for Labour Leader? Whilst it’s critical to focus without fail on the enormous damage currently being inflicted by the ConDem Coalition, we still cannot ignore entirely the question of how well HM Opposition is performing. When the … Continue reading

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