Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

April 2016


Editorial Khan and must Losing in London would not just be a gift for the Conservatives but a boost for the politics of hate

The Insider Another dispatch from inside the Westminster village

Opinion The March megashambles We need prosperity that is fairly shared, writes Seema Malhotra

Opinion Robbed of power Vera Baird on why Labour needs more PCCs

Opinion The ticket and the tribe Labour PCC candidates can reach out, says David Taylor

Letter from … Claude Moraes reports from Brussels in the wake of the terror attacks

The Progressive Dancing round the May poll Labour should be able to expect Jeremy Corbyn to make electoral gains next month

Interview ‘Beacon of red’ Nia Griffith has Welsh Tories and Brexiters in her sights, finds Ben Dilks

Opinion Labour’s M1 test ‘Say no to pessimism’– Alison McGovern finds out what UK Labour can learn from its local counterparts

Opinion Making waves Tudor Evans on how Plymouth became Britain’s Ocean City

Opinion Don’t duck the big issues Kevin Peel shares what he has learned on the EU training tour

Commentary Concrete action needed Time for the hedging on antisemitism in Labour to end, writes Richard Angell


Interview ‘Loyal is my brand’ Crime should rise back up the Labour party’s agenda, Andy Burnham tells Richard Angell and Adam Harrison

The good, the bad, and the unpredictable The threat of Brexit aside, the economy looks set to continue improving, says Kitty Ussher

Who gains? The Tories’ capital gains tax cut reveals their true colours, writes Liz Kendall

Co-invest in people’s futures Tackling the causes of poverty can help to address asset inequality, argues Julia Unwin

Equality in ownership Housebuilding and taxes must come centre-stage, says Nick Pearce

Hungry for security There is nothing inevitable about Labour’s unpopularity with older voters, writes James Morris

Mistakes on repeat Labour should be learning from its mistakes, not repeating them, warns Spencer Livermore

Out of the mouths of babes We must avoid shopping list politics, says Victoria Groulef

Paying the price Never again should Labour play fast and loose with working people’s lives, writes Richard Angell

In the path of the juggernaut Labour must be able to give Scots hope that another Labour government is possible, argues Stephen Daisley


Coalition: The Inside Story of the Conservative-Liberal Democrat Coalition Government David Laws’ new book is about more than just the last coalition, suspects Richard Angell

The Welfare Trait: How State Benefits Affect Personality Nida Broughton is not convinced by Adam Perkins’ assertions about the pernicious impact of welfare

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Adam Harrison

is a councillor in the London borough of Camden

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