Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

Author - Andrew Adonis

Building for the future

Ed Balls’ announcement today, that a Labour government will legislate for an independent National Infrastructure Commission in its first queen’s speech after the election, will find strong support from business leaders...

Yes to ‘Devo-Manc’

The coalition has an especially dismal record in the north of England. The number of young people on the dole for more than a year is up 62 per cent across the north of England, compared to a national increase of 25 per...

What London needs now

London is a divided city: east and west; rich and poor; home owners and renters. Labour must do something about it. Boris Johnson is a showman. But with London’s population heading towards 10m what it needs is a leader...

Full steam ahead

Labour must continue to back High Speed Two. The case for High Speed Two is as strong now as when Labour committed itself to the project in March 2010. The key justification is not speed but capacity. There will be an...

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