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Labour’s differences on Trident renewal may be “impossible to reconcile”, according to Andy Burnham. The Shadow Home Secretary appeared to suggest that the party may have to settle for not having an official position on the policy, as it finds “some way of accommodating” both nuclear unilateralists and multilateralists. He also dismissed the idea of a “halfway house” compromise. Speaking on the...
2 hours ago
“Nothing is off the table”. This was David Cameron’s thinly-veiled attack in 2013 at the beginning of the renegotiation of the UK’s EU membership. His intended target: the labour movement and the hard-won rights and benefits the EU has delivered for people in Britain. The motivation for many eurosceptics in the Conservative Party (and, by extension UKIP)is to remove the blockages that the EU...
3 hours ago
The levels of discontent in the Parliamentary Labour Party are widely recorded, evidenced by accounts of PLP meetings and the votes cast recently regarding the PLP’s backbench committees and its representatives on the NEC. Having previously been a councillor for 12 years I went back to Labour’s Local Government Conference last weekend to take the temperature of the next layer down of the party’s...
5 hours ago