John Rentoul

The party of the mainstream

Gurjinder Dhaliwal  |  10 December 2014

The only poll that will really matter, Chuka Umunna said rightly at last night’s In Conversation With event chaired by John Rentoul, is the way in which people vote on 7 May 2015. With less than six months to go until the general election, the shadow secretary of state for business laid out a convincing …

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Tony Blair: Prime Minister

Tristram Hunt MP  |  12 September 2013

In the introduction to his magnum opus Rescuing Justice and Equality, the great egalitarian political philosopher GA Cohen tells how his Oxford superviser Gilbert Ryle always said that with any intellectual investigation ‘you rescue something from something’. It would hardly surprise readers of his column were John Rentoul, chief political commentator of the Independent on …

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Progress News

  |  28 June 2011

All the latest from Progress and its members

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Dates for your diary

  |  22 April 2011

Read on and note down all the upcoming Progress events, including Progress annual conference on 21 May; Blue Labour or New Labour: does the party have to choose? on 10 May; Must Labour's road to No 10 run through middle Britain? on 25 June.

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New Labour is dead. Long live New Labour.

Luke Bozier  |  7 October 2010

If we are to win again, bitter voices of old New Labour and figures on the left will need to accept that New Labour values still chime with the public and that Ed Miliband will take it forward to the next stage of its history.

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