Lisa Nandy

The Lansman tapes

The Insider  |  30 March 2017

Delayed: the 2020 service from opposition Like everything else the Labour party turns its hand to these days, the preparation for the Manchester Gorton byelection has not gone smoothly. The local party, having been suspended in the summer, still has a number of restrictions on it. The decision over when to go to the polls was delayed, as was …

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Lisa Nandy MP and Liz Kendall MP  |  7 October 2016

In conversation: Liz Kendall and Lisa Nandy sit down to reflect on their own political traditions within Labour, and where the party heads next How did you come to your politics? LISA: ‘I came into parliament after nearly a decade in the voluntary sector. I think part of what motivated me was how I’d worked …

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The Alternative: Towards a New Progressive Politics

Maya Goodfellow and Patrick Diamond  |  26 August 2016

The Alternative: Towards a New Progressive Politics Patrick Diamond and Maya Goodfellow each enjoy a new collection of essays from across the left – but questions around economic competence and the meaning of ‘progressive’ remain   The Alternative: Towards a New Progressive Politics Lisa Nandy MP, Caroline Lucas MP and Chris Bowers (Eds) BiteBack Publishing | £12.99 | …

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Business, unions, campaigners and Labour on the same page

Andrew Pakes and Melanie Smallman  |  19 October 2015

Last Friday, 1,000 people in the solar power industry were issued redundancy notices. Today the Trades Union Congress says that 27,000 more jobs in the renewables sector are at risk. At a time when the United Kingdom’s economy is far from recovered, the Tory government’s cuts to financial support to renewables – the one industry …

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Who’s got their party back?

The Insider  |  25 August 2015

Well, that escalated quickly. When he entered the Labour leadership election, Jeremy Corbyn was best known to historians of British parliamentary rebellions. While he has long been a doughty campaigner for the British left, they had not seen him as being at the very front rank of their depleted ranks. In past elections, John McDonnell, Diane …

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Ed at the chessboard

The Insider  |  2 July 2013

It is summer, and rumours of reshuffles float gently on the Westminster breeze.  Over the last year, talking to those around Ed Miliband, a quiet theme has emerged. The shadow cabinet has not been sharing enough of the burden of creating a vision of ‘One Nation’ Labour. Too much has been left to Miliband himself. …

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