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Making our representatives more representative

Over recent years parliament has become dominated by a political class, the dominance of which has helped to put people off politics. They see Westminster as being divorced from real life, and they believe – often correctly – that the...

Labour's bigger enemies

There is a cynical old saying in American politics: “the best time to kick a man is when he is down.” But my party should resist the temptation merely to kick David Cameron as its only project. Labour’s much larger...

Open policy making rooted in real experiences

The Labour policy review is well into its second year and on its second custodian but are we any clearer as to where it’s taking the party and who owns the current policy positions? We need to avoid creating false...

Fair for all – not free for all

Labour today has the opportunity of a lifetime to extend our appeal to a much larger share of the electorate than ever before And we can do this without sacrificing our basic commitment to a fairer society. Indeed, to bring...

Michael Sandel and the politics of the common good

There has been a bit of excitement recently about the role that Michael Sandel will play at Labour party conference. It has even been suggested that Sandel is a new ‘guru’ for the leader of the party.

Sandel’s influence is, however, nothing...

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