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Keir Starmer says Labour would tear up anti-trade union laws and defend the right to strike
Strike action

Keir Starmer says Labour would tear up anti-trade union laws and defend the right to strike

Keir Starmer says he “unequivocally supports the right to strike” as the government announces legislation to undermine striking railway workers

What is proportional representation and why have Labour members voted for it?
Elections

What is proportional representation and why have Labour members voted for it?

The UK’s current system of first past the post has been criticised for making elections a two-party race. But what’s the alternative?

Labour would bring in free breakfast clubs at every primary school in England
Childcare

Labour would bring in free breakfast clubs at every primary school in England

Labour claim the plan is a step towards building a “modern childcare system” that supports families and children

‘An ambitious, bold, moonshot mission’: Can Labour’s green jobs strategy fix all of Britain’s problems?
Labour Party Conference

‘An ambitious, bold, moonshot mission’: Can Labour’s green jobs strategy fix all of Britain’s problems?

Will Keir Starmer lead Labour back into government? The view from the party conference in Liverpool
Labour Party Conference

Will Keir Starmer lead Labour back into government? The view from the party conference in Liverpool

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£15 minimum wage: Who is calling for it and could it happen?
Employment

£15 minimum wage: Who is calling for it and could it happen?

Labour MP demands government supports small businesses with skyrocketing energy bills
Social Justice

Labour MP demands government supports small businesses with skyrocketing energy bills

The government’s promise to ‘level up’ parts of the UK has ground to a halt, says Labour
Levelling up

The government’s promise to ‘level up’ parts of the UK has ground to a halt, says Labour

Glenda Jackson: ‘What made me give up acting and go into politics was Margaret Thatcher’
Letter to my younger self

Glenda Jackson: ‘What made me give up acting and go into politics was Margaret Thatcher’

Dame Margaret Beckett: ‘I hope I’ve helped the women who have come after me’
Letter to my Younger Self

Dame Margaret Beckett: ‘I hope I’ve helped the women who have come after me’

Keir Starmer: What Labour leader could learn from Neil Kinnock to capitalise on Boris Johnson’s woes
Politics

Keir Starmer: What Labour leader could learn from Neil Kinnock to capitalise on Boris Johnson’s woes

Former Tory minister reveals he’s voting for Labour in the local elections – and did in 1997 too
Local elections

Former Tory minister reveals he’s voting for Labour in the local elections – and did in 1997 too

The left’s blind spot: London and regional inequality
Sam Bright

The left’s blind spot: London and regional inequality

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Rising childcare costs are limiting parents’ ability to work, says Labour
Employment

Rising childcare costs are limiting parents’ ability to work, says Labour

More than 270,000 pupils will have left school before special educational needs and disabilities paper takes effect
Education

More than 270,000 pupils will have left school before special educational needs and disabilities paper takes effect

Labour Party told to commit to making decent housing a human right
Housing

Labour Party told to commit to making decent housing a human right

Boris Johnson says ‘stop playing politics’ over Downing Street Christmas party
Partygate

Boris Johnson says ‘stop playing politics’ over Downing Street Christmas party

Rachel Riley: ‘Every country is going to benefit from a strong opposition’
Politics

Rachel Riley: ‘Every country is going to benefit from a strong opposition’