Articles by Alexander Adranghi
Alexander Adranghi is a former national chair of the Young Fabians

Owning the northern powerhouse

Alexander Adranghi  |  16 December 2016

The northern powerhouse is one among the latest wave of political narratives attempting to spark the imagination of the electorate. Other than ‘austerity’, no narrative has as successfully captured the public mood since the days of New Labour. This aspiration can become a substantial rallying call for the long-neglected residents of the north – one around …

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Mayoral politics revitalise Labour’s centre-left

Alexander Adranghi  |  23 May 2016

Alexander Adranghi reviews Andy Burnham’s launch to become Labour’s candidate for mayor of Greater Manchester Last week Andy Burnham launched his bid to become the Labour candidate for the Greater Manchester mayoralty. The choice of venue was the spectacular Compass room at the Lowry Theatre, surrounded by icons of the modern Manchester that chimed with his …

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