Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

Author - David Talbot

Unions disunited

Trade unions may be falling back out of love with the European Union, writes David Talbot At its conference in Brighton in 1962, Labour’s leader, Hugh Gaitskell, led the calls to reject Britain’s proposed entry into the...

A year of two halves

December and, more importantly Christmas, are an extended sojourn where the only politics on offer are that of the family variety. The battles and spoils of the year past recede into an unusual outburst of bonhomie...

Five weeks on

If a week is a long time in politics, then the five weeks Ed Miliband’s energy pledge has dominated British politics represents a whole new time paradigm. He has, as Peter Kellner notes, won the battle – his task now is...

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