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Competence, competence, competence: Starmer re-brands Labour as a party fit for government

The Labour Party has not won a general election in 15 years. December 2019 saw it go down to its worst defeat since 1935, a fitting end to five years under Jeremy Corbyn that lacked any sense of true opposition, leadership, ambition or political skill. Sir Keir Starmer was elected to lead the party in […]

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The crumbling of the Labour red wall

The ‘Red Wall’ sounds like something out of a fairy tale, right up there with the yellow brick road. While it held for decades, its recent collapse means it now occupies a similar place in reality. This long-held bastion of Labour support broke with voting tradition in a move which undoubtedly helped propel Boris Johnson […]