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Philip Collins is a New Statesman columnist and contributing writer.
To be a member of a nation is to be part of a culture which is always changing.
The Labour Party has never much liked being led, and in his best moments so far Starmer has threatened rather than sought party unity.
It’s estimated that by 2060 more than four in ten Christians will be from sub-Saharan Africa. The Catholic Church is acting accordingly.
The Conservatives have a potent political slogan. Yet they don’t seem to realise real “levelling up” is not about places, but the people in them.
The disastrous move is as close to snatching food from the mouths of babes as politics ever gets.
Labour is learning that it is wrong to write off this oddly formidable Prime Minister.
Enforced isolation has brought less familiar pleasures, such as finally getting my bookshelves in order.
Margaret Thatcher and Harold Wilson show the way for a struggling opposition leader: offer a serious argument, not a set of policies.
If he does go to Ofcom, Dacre will have far less sway over the news agenda of the BBC than he used to have in his old job.
If Keir Starmer backs a second vote in due course, nationalist voters might swing away from the SNP and back to the party.