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Was Labour’s message drowned out in Brighton?

The fuel crisis and Labour in-fighting have made more headlines than the opposition's policy announcements

Labour’s annual conference is coming to an end in Brighton as Keir Starmer sets out his vision for a Labour government, while new polling shows that voters see the Labour leader as most like Tony Blair – but 35 per cent have no idea what his ideology is.

Stephen Bush, Ailbhe Rea and Anoosh Chakelian host a live recording of the New Statesman podcast at the conference. They talk about Labour’s rule changesAndy McDonald’s resignation and whether the party’s message will cut through the news of rising prices and queues at petrol stations.

Then, in You Ask Us, they take live questions from the audience on Rachel Reeves’s “office for value for money”, what can Labour learn from Germany’s SPD and whether the media was right to focus on resignations over policy speeches.

If you’d like to submit a question for You Ask Us, please email podcasts@newstatesman.co.uk.

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