We should look again at appreciating the added value that the public sector brings to the wealth of the economy – and lift the cap for low earners.
It is worth looking at where we were successful, and what went right, in the hope we can replicate that, and secure better success at the next general election.
A measure apparently intended to target the well-off would instead hit former council house owners, pensioners and the vulnerable.
Its permit system places the island’s residents at the centre of policy – and can be tightened up, just as just it was in 2009, if the economy is squeezed.
Corbyn might lock Labour out of power at Westminster, but Momentum could still end up wielding real power in local government.
Spencer Pitfield’s by-election candidacy in Sheffield and my own experience in Leigh help demonstrate that nowhere should be out of bounds for us.