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Councillor changes view on the hated Haringey Development Vehicle

09 January 2018
The campaign against the social-cleansing Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV) has claimed its latest scalp.

Labour must promise ballots over regeneration

02 January 2018
The Labour Party has launched an online survey about the state of social housing in Britain.

As Labour draws closer to office—beware the soft left

02 January 2018
Nick Clark looks at the history of how the soft left in Labour has sold out struggle as a warning for today

PFI firms in the NHS set for £190 million windfall due to Tory corporation tax cuts

28 December 2017
Corporations profiting from Private Finance Initiative (PFI) schemes have creamed millions from the NHS and Tory tax cuts are handing them even more.

Bradford protesters say no to children's services cuts

12 December 2017
The People's Assembly and members of the Unite and Unison unions came together to defend services

Keep this vital domestic violence service open, John McDonnell tells Labour council

12 December 2017
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has intervened to support a key service for women that is under threat in South Yorkshire.

Labour councillors wanted bribes for planning permission, tape suggests

12 December 2017
Labour politicians in Tower Hamlets, east London, have been accused of arranging to accept bribes from property developers.

Estates campaign caused the Labour right’s woe in Haringey council

05 December 2017
The battle between left and right in the Labour Party has come starkly into the open in Haringey, north London.

March against estate demolitions in Brixton

05 December 2017
Some 200 people marched through Brixton against the demolition of six estates in the south London borough of Lambeth last Saturday.

The rich want a fight, so Labour must be ready for one

28 November 2017
Britain’s bosses are worried. They are fretting about Brexit, but their bigger concern is Jeremy Corbyn.

Vicious housing attack is on the rocks in Haringey

28 November 2017
Plans for a regeneration project by a Labour-run council has split the local party—and campaigning has pushed back the right, says Alistair Farrow

Labour MP - left wing party activists are ‘uncouth and sometimes very unsanitary’

21 November 2017
A BBC documentary about Labour’s general election campaign that aired on Monday embarrassed Labour’s right wing MPs.

Work-in and march helps to keep the BiFab factory open

21 November 2017
A new deal has given workers in Fife some breathing space, report Tomáš Tengely-Evans and Raymie Kiernan

LETTERS: Conditions are dangerous inside 'grisly Risley' prison

21 November 2017
There have been reports that an explosive device was found inside HM Prison Risley last week.

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

18 November 2017
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

15 November 2017
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

14 November 2017
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?

13 November 2017
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

07 November 2017
Claims have been made about Labour Party members - and they cannot be simply ignored

Haringey Labour falls out over housing plan

07 November 2017
Also: Grenfell council goes for college

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