Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

June 2013


Editorial UKIP if you want to Labour should not fall into the trap of believing that UKIP is a danger solely to the Tories

The Insider Another dispatch from inside the Westminster village

Opinion Tackling tax avoidance Progress’ Tackle Tax Avoidance charter is an important step, argues Margaret Hodge

OpinionWhy Europe matters It is time to defend the EU, writes John McCormick
Opinion – Mutual nudge is a worrying fudge The government’s support for mutuals appears skin-deep, warns Karin Christiansen

Letter from … Andrew Cardozo reports on a possible game-changer in Canadian politics

The Progressive It’s constitutional reform, stupid For Labour in power, fiscal prudence can be matched by constitutional reform

Opinion Saving grace Helen Gibson considers how to build a financially resilient and literate society
OpinionWhy Diane Abbott got it wrong on immigration My book does not demonise immigrants, argues David Goodhart

CommentaryDifferent and better Labour should get in its counter-argument to the spending review first, suggest Nick Pearce and Graeme Cooke

Opinion After Woolwich The security forces must be able to keep up with changing technology, says Jacqui Smith

Inbox What’s being said on the Progress website

Tanked up Adam Harrison with the latest from the wonk world
Dates for your diary News of forthcoming Progress events


Cover storyOn the frontline Lewis Baston profiles the 40 seats which will determine the size of Ed Miliband’s majority

Margin calls Stephen Bush visits three of the Frontline 40 seats that Labour must win to secure a majority in 2015

Beyond the point of sanguinity UKIP is no aberration but a symptom of British politics’ dangerous malaise, writes Anthony Painter


Five Days in May: The Coalition and Beyond Roger Liddle reflects on the lessons that Andrew Adonis’ gripping tale of the coalition negotiations contains for the future

Progressive Capitalism: How to Achieve Economic Growth, Liberty and Social Justice Kitty Ussher advises future policymakers to take note of David Sainsbury’s contribution to the industrial policy debate

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Adam Harrison

is a councillor in the London borough of Camden

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