Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

Author - Vera Baird

Operation Encompass

A much-praised scheme devised by a former police sergeant from Plymouth is safeguarding children and young people affected by domestic abuse, despite obstacles caused by the government’s academies agenda. Though it...

Robbed of power

Why Labour needs more PCCs Labour police and crime commissioners contributed most of the budget information Andy Burnham used to deter George Osborne from more draconian police cuts in the comprehensive spending review...

Defending CICS

Conservative MPs would be wise to hold back from defending their government’s awful decision to scrap or slash compensation for innocent people maimed or injured by criminals. They could nail their colours to the...

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