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Ministers shouldn’t engage in the underhanded tactics used by the Left, and should instead wield its popular mandate for legislative reform before they lose their chance.
The organisation has “perception challenges” over its closeness to the Government says the Shadow Culture Secretary.
“There are serious issues here which need further investigation”, says the Shadow Housing Secretary.
At least, that’s the only conclusion one can draw from Lucy Powell, who calls such a prospect “a kick in the teeth for frontline workers.”
Never underestimate the power of Labour. Its message of helping the underdog and the poor is enduring, still popular and extremely potent.
For his Shadow Cabinet, I would choose media friendly spokespeople, and back them up with deputies more on the policy wonkish side of things.
Halfon and Stevenson join the Europhile ultras in a very near miss for the Government.
This was a scheme to steer the Commons in the direction of a Norway-style softer Brexit settlement.
All of the three main parties have frustrations with government. Nick Herbert’s GovernUp is there to help.
The average member of Miliband’s team has spent just four and a half years working in the private sector. A quarter have no private sector experience at all.
Plus: Pipe down, John Mann. Pipe down, Justin Tomlinson. Why I love Paris. Why France hates Hollande. Teflon Theresa May. And: Why Labour doesn’t rate Miliband.