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‘Corbynism finally comes to Scotland’—new leader and new mood in Scottish Labour

‘Corbynism finally comes to Scotland’—new leader and new mood in Scottish Labour Scottish Labour members have elected left wing candidate Richard Leonard as their party’s new leader.

New fears over PFI profits show how bosses see the prospect of a Labour government

New fears over PFI profits show how bosses see the prospect of a Labour government A row over Private Finance Initiatives (PFI) shows how bosses are preparing for the possibility of Jeremy Corbyn walking into Downing Street.

Take academies back into public hands

Take academies back into public hands The scandal over Wakefield City Academies Trust has exposed the realities of privatisation. Many people want the schools abandoned by the trust to be run by the council.

A shift to the left for Labour in Scotland?

A shift to the left for Labour in Scotland? The new leader of the Scottish Labour Party is set to be named on Saturday—with left-backed candidate Richard Leonard hoping to win the election.

Allegations about Labour figures shouldn’t be dismissed by blaming the right

Allegations about Labour figures shouldn’t be dismissed by blaming the right Claims have been made about Labour Party members - and they cannot be simply ignored

Haringey Labour falls out over housing plan

Haringey Labour falls out over housing plan Also: Grenfell council goes for college

Jeremy Corbyn tells bosses at the CBI conference that Labour isn’t their enemy

07 November 2017
Jeremy Corbyn made an effort to reassure bosses at their CBI conference on Monday that a Labour government would not threaten their profits.

Saving Scottish Labour

31 October 2017
Recovery for Labour in Scotland is a real possibility. The race for the leadership of Scottish Labour reflects why.

Labour won’t win change by acting ‘respectable’

31 October 2017
As the prospect of government nears, the pressure is on Labour to distance itself from the movement, writes Sadie Robinson

The Troublemaker - Thatcher’s Tories covered up the tainted blood scandal

31 October 2017
Margaret Thatcher’s Tory government had a deliberate policy of refusing to accept any responsibility for allowing contaminated blood to be given to haemophiliacs.

Tories caught in torrent of new harassment claims

30 October 2017
At the start of this week 15 current ministers and over 20 more Tory MPs faced allegations of sexual misconduct.

Labour’s Starmer says he will work with Tory ‘rebels’ over Brexit

24 October 2017
Labour will collaborate with Tory MPs in parliament over legislation about leaving the European Union (EU), shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer has said.

Haringey council sells off Love Lane estate

17 October 2017
The Love Lane estate in Haringey, north London, is set to be sold off to property developers Lendlease.

Is Labour a party of struggle?

16 October 2017
Its recent conference reignited debates about whether or not Labour can be transformed. Nick Clark says Labour can change—but its focus on parliament limits its potential

Protest as Labour Party expels anti-Zionist

10 October 2017
The Labour Party expelled a prominent Israeli anti-Zionist academic and campaigner last week, citing antisemitism.

Corbyn’s fight to end ‘social cleansing’ - and the Labour councils at war with him

10 October 2017
Labour councils and Labour’s leadership seem to be on opposite sides of the fight for better housing.

Council’s wrecking plan is a snub to Corbyn

03 October 2017
Also: Callous Grenfell estate bosses finally get the boot

Jeremy Corbyn’s speech put Labour on the offensive - but also showed up its limits

03 October 2017
Jeremy Corbyn was probably right to claim that Labour has become the “political mainstream” under his left wing leadership.

Right’s ability to smear left as antisemitic weakened at Labour conference

02 October 2017
In a high point of his speech to Labour conference last month, Jeremy Corbyn affirmed his solidarity with the Palestinian people.

Defiant mood on the streets of Manchester as marchers pledge to drive the Tories out

01 October 2017
Chants of, “Tories out—Corbyn in” rang out in Manchester today, Sunday. Tens of thousands of protesters joined the People’s Assembly demonstration and festival outside the Tory party conference.

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