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Lisa Nandy is the MP for Wigan and shadow foreign secretary.
Without the involvement of the US, China and India, efforts to solve the crisis will fail. The UK must work to bring them to the table.
With fixtures cancelled due to the coronavirus crisis, the identity, aspirations and social cohesion of the famous towns which play the sport is at risk.
To earn the trust of communities that once proudly returned Labour MPs means we need a leader who is proud to be from those communities.
Labour can win again. But it will mean listening to the country and having no time for factionalism – full stop.
The North’s towns and rural communities are being neglected.
Town voters are more likely to believe politicians do not care about them. Little wonder.
Progressive politicians must empower grassroots movements – and accept some loss of power themselves.
The shutting down of genuine, constructive debate on the left is the great danger we face.
Labour also needs a wider vision for work to understand that many people who work in the private sector also offer a public service.
Handing powers over transport, homes, policing, skills and the NHS to an elected mayor could profoundly reshape our public services.