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This weekend, Labour announced a reversal of their opposition to an EU referendum. It seems likely that the party will now support legislation to hold a referendum at some point in the next two years. Do you think it is the correct decision for Labour to support a referendum of the UK’s membership of the European Union? While it is unlikely that Labour will support an out vote in the referendum,...
1 hour ago
Last week, I – and 2,000 others – were followed by a new Twitter account, Break the Link. Using Progress branding, it claims to represent the views of members of the organisation of which I am the director. It purports to be for those who want to sever Labour’s relationship with the unions. However, I suspect that Break the Link – which was last active at the time when Aslef and the GMB were...
2 hours ago
Once Labour has a product something the majority want, we think, we’re in with a chance. They lost 2015 because the offer seemed flimsy. A better offer means a better chance. But there’s still the problem of marketing. Angela Eagle and Jon Wilson have argued the language of Labour isn’t working; too many “hard working families” and abstract nouns. The right words can change minds. The right...
3 hours ago