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Rather than seeking to thwart the Scottish government in the courts, Westminster should invite it to contest an open debate.
The Labour Party needs complete deconstruction and reconstruction. Nothing less will do.
The former Labour cabinet minister and Hartlepool MP on why his party is being “left behind”.
Boris Johnson’s “levelling up” agenda was a central theme, but a bill to reform the social care sector was noticeably absent.
Stephen Bush, Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea host a special double episode of the New Statesman Podcast.
Stephen Bush, Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea discuss the latest in UK politics on the New Statesman podcast
The fire at New Providence Wharf, a high rise in east London wrapped in Grenfell-style cladding, is a warning to ministers and landlords.
Signs of the party’s decline have been clear to see for years. But the Labour leader ignored the red flags.
The ex-MP for North West Durham, and a socialist voice on the Labour left, knows what it’s like to lose a historic seat. She reacts to Labour’s defeat in Hartlepool and beyond.
Voters have smelt Starmer’s hypocrisy and the lack of confidence in his party’s purpose.
The party’s reluctance to negotiate the complexities of national identity is beginning to look like an existential crisis.