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Respect leader Salma Yaqoob resigns from the party.

I feel necessary relations of trust and collaborative working have unfortunately broken down.

Respect leader Salma Yaqoob resigns from the party following George Galloway's comments on the rape allegations against Julian Assange.

Former Respect leader Salma Yaqoob, who has resigned from the party.
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The Deep Dive podcast: Mandates and Manifestos

The New Statesman's Deep Dive podcast.

Ian Leslie and Stewart Wood return for another episode of the Deep Dive. This time they're plunging into the murky world of election promises with Catherine Haddon, resident historian at the Institute of Government. Together they explore what an electoral mandate means, what a manifesto is for, and why we can't sue the government when they fail to keep their promises.

Plus: Rant or Rave? Find out which podcasts have had our hosts on tenterhooks.

Listen to this episode of The Deep Dive now:

 

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