Katy Clark

Enthusing members

Katy Clark  |  4 December 2017

Help Jeremy Corbyn build a country for the many not the few, writes Katy Clark

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ANALYSIS: Does the past predict the future?

Conor Pope  |  4 December 2017

The Katy Clark ‘democracy review’ wears its faction on its sleeve, believes Conor Pope

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Mass movement or personal fiefdom?

Richard Angell  |  10 November 2017

Momentum leaders may be taking its supporters for granted, argues Richard Angell Momentum is not just the new establishment of the Labour party – those in its leadership are really enjoying their new position as the people in charge. They can run the commanding heights of the Labour party from an app available on iTunes. They have …

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The Corbyn universe

James Bloodworth  |  15 December 2015

Who’s who: James Bloodworth profiles the hard-left networks now reaching into the Labour party John McDonnell The former chair of the Socialist Campaign Group and the Labour Representation Committee, John McDonnell’s appointment to the role of shadow chancellor was seen as Jeremy Corbyn thumbing his nose to Labour moderates by appointing his closest ally in parliament …

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No benign gathering of bureaucrats

Paul Richards  |  18 August 2015

If you think the conference arrangements committee of the Labour party is unimportant then you do not understand the Labour party. It may sound like a benign gathering of bureaucrats who choose the colour of the backdrop or the warm-up music, but in reality it is seven men and women who determine what annual conference …

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A scrappy PMQs

Sally Gimson  |  4 March 2015

It was a scrappy prime minister’s questions today. It is as if everyone realises that, whatever they do, the polls are not moving and so they have lost heart with setpieces. David Cameron defended PMQs saying that it was a way of holding the government to account. But as he bandied around dodgy figures, refused …

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Floods and fires and sinking plans

Sally Gimson  |  8 January 2014

It was a subdued prime minister’s questions today. Not only had a serviceman, Captain Richard Holloway, been killed in Afghanistan just before Christmas, but only an hour or so earlier the death had been announced of the Labour member of parliament Paul Goggins (Wythenshawe and Sale East). He had been very ill after collapsing while …

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