Liam Byrne

Incentivising young people to save

Lucy James  |  15 March 2011

My case as a young person wishing to save raises awkward questions for the current welfare system. Will the IDS reforms combat the pincer movement that young people get caught in?

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Revision notes

Gregg McClymont MP  |  3 March 2011

The past can serve as a guide for our future, but Labour's latest bout of revisionism must engage with society as it evolves

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What we’re rereading

Adam Harrison  |  21 December 2010

Over the Christmas holiday Progress is republishing some of what we think were the best articles from the magazine and website of 2010... Check out our selection now, and let us know which were your favourite.

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Age of anxiety

Liam Byrne MP  |  2 December 2010

The ‘squeezed middle' debate goes to the heart of what Labour is about: ensuring the fruits of working people's labours are shared more equitably

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A flat cap cabinet?

The Insider  |  17 November 2010

Progress Magazine's Insider columnist brings the gossip and inside track from inside Labour politics

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Reviewing the situation

Editorial  |  1 November 2010

Ed Miliband may not have been elected leader of the Labour party with the strongest of mandates, but his first month at the helm has been one that should give cause for cautious optimism. Alan Johnson's appointment as shadow chancellor and Miliband's early parliamentary exchanges, for instance, suggest a political dexterity that could stand Labour in good stead.

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Response to Southern Discomfort Again

Jos Bell  |  13 October 2010

In a reprise of the Southern Discomfort paper produced after the 1992 election defeat, Giles Radice, veteran MP and Fabian, this time working with erstwhile Number 10 adviser Patrick Diamond, has produced a coherent and well researched rapid response to the disappearance of the Labour vote in the south of England and the tenuous grip on constituencies in the Midlands following the general election result.

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Oppose the charity VAT rise

Richard Angell  |  13 July 2010

The LibCon coalition VAT bombshell will hit not just the poorest in society most but today we learn also those who help the poor, the destitute and the vulnerable. Read why and sign the petition to stop this happening.

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