We can’t allow the story of UK trade unionism to just be about managing decline.
Chris Grayling appeared to concede defeat in Hampstead & Kilburn, where the Labour majority is just 42. But the reality is less good for Labour.
In an election where every vote counts and the ground campaign will decide the outcome in key marginals far more than any spin from party HQ, candidates have realised that the issue of fracking can’t be dodged, and being anti-fracking could be a vote-winner after all.
In a revealing interview on Woman's Hour, the Prime Minister looked again to his party's future beyond his leadership.
It feels as if something fundamental has changed in Scotland - and there is more change yet to come.
The new GDP figures are out. They're not as important as you might think.
Too good to be Trews?
Unbalanced, uneven, and fragile. The recovery isn't all it's cracked up to be.
Sinn Féin abstains.
If the SNP do hold the balance of power, it will be energy policy where it has the biggest consequences.
If Labour wants to win an election outright ever again, if Labour cares about national renewal, it must work harder to build a common good between workers and business.
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