Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

Author - John Woodcock MP

Cult logic

We are the true guardians of the spirit of 1945 One of the most thought-provoking questions on the state of the Labour party after the general election defeat came from my six-year-old daughter. That is not explicitly a...

Unstable world

Why we need an active defence policy —In an increasingly insecure and unstable world it is vital that we reflect on our defence policy as a matter of course. The challenges we face are varied and unpredictable. A few...

A better future

Why we must win the election When locked in the toil of an election campaign it sometimes pays to lift your head from the minutiae of road groups, switchers and contact rates, to consider why it is we are sweating blood...

Keep it Co-op

I am backing the Keep It Co-op campaign so the co-operative movement does not lose its powerful political voice I am proud to be a Labour and Co-operative member of parliament. Working together – with the support of the...

UK must do more on IS

Today’s report by the defence select committee, of which I am part, does not pull its punches on the failure of the UK to engage effectively against the extremists that continue to peddle terror from their base in Iraq...

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