The leader of the party has been quick to take action. But changing it for good will take time.
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Workers who are effectively modern slaves have been put into the position of having to choose either to work or starve during lockdown.
The long-awaited Parliamentary Constituencies Bill will give voters fairer representation, and prevent political delay tactics.
Rainer Zitelmann: Wealth taxes would be neither popular nor Conservative. Sunak must remember this tomorrow.
Contrary to what members of the Labour Party say, the evidence demonstrates that the public desire for high taxes on the rich is low.
Its decentralised hierarchy means there’s no obvious leader to engage with politicians and TV producers.
In many cases, they are ridiculed, stereotyped and portrayed as somewhere between bigoted and racist.
Fiyaz Mughal: This pandemic showed how ill-prepared the UK was for a global crisis. Local resilience teams can change that.
The response to Covid-19 felt panicked, with the Government alone in leading the fightback. This cannot happen again.
“I want to see Gavin working with the parents to reassure them”.
WATCH: Nandy – Labour will support continued lockdown but call for more “measures in place to protect people”
“We do need far more funding for charities to make sure that they can support people during [lockdown]”.
“How we’re recalled and how we sit is obviously a question we’re going to have to discuss… We’re going to have to think about working differently.”
It looks like a comprehensive rout for the hard left, with neither Long-Bailey nor Burgon getting close in their respective contests.
WATCH: Starmer – “It is the honour and privilege of my life to be elected as leader of the Labour Party.”
The former Shadow Brexit Secretary wins a decisive mandate, with more than fifty per cent of the vote. His allies also win the NEC.
His message, that the Conservatives will win if the electoral battle is on identity politics and culture wars, is correct.
“So there’s no doubt, we are the underdog. But the point is, the Mayor’s record is so terrible it’s allowed us an opportunity.”
“We can’t just fragment. We have got to come together. There has been a culture where people have felt they have not been welcomed.”