Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

Author - David Lammy MP

Taken for granted

Why is Labour losing BAME voters to the Tories? In the year that has passed since the 2015 general election, relatively little attention has been focused on one of the most dramatic aspects of last May’s results – the...

No stepping stone

At a time of great difficulty for the city, London needs a mayor who wants to be mayor, writes David Lammy Everybody knows that the London elections next year will be tough for us but, be under no illusions, they matter...

The wrong angle

The problem with the housing benefit cuts is not that there is no problem. It is that sky-high rents are being addressed from the wrong angle. A progressive solution could involve a land tax to incentivise land use and...

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