They include both the working class vote being up for grabs…and the Party adapting to the changing nature of modern Britain.
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His reforms will cripple his MPs and are a posthumous triumph for Tony Benn’s belief in extra-Parliamentary action.
The new PFI policy is a classic example.
McDonnell neglected to mention the hundreds of contracts that Labour entered into.
The Shadow Chancellor tells the universities and technology sector that “help is on the way” (as the Marx Brothers put it in “Duck Soup”).
During Labour’s conference week, we take a look at prominent Labour MPs’ views of their leader, in their own words.
The Shadow Foreign Secretary on Brexit, Vote Leave, paternity tests, Gove and £350 million a week.
Nicky Morgan: May’s Florence Speech 1) It was good – pragmatic and overdue. Now we must stop banging on about Europe.
The difference between us and the Labour is that we deal with the world and reality as it is – not as some utopia we would like it to be.
Iain Dale: As May speaks in Florence, I’m here in Berlin – watching Merkel preparing her own return to office
Plus: Osborne’s regrets, vintage Heseltine – and, after Germany, to Brighton, for what is claimed to be the biggest conference Labour has ever held.
Even research finding 87 per cent of MPs experienced abuse is met with excuses and justification.
James Bundy: Schools, housing, social mobility – and the passionate case that Scottish Conservatives must make
Voters aren’t focusing on the constitution, but on the SNP’s record in Government. We must be ready to capitalise on this by telling then the truth.
With the stakes as high as they are, the Tories need to throw the kitchen sink at the Opposition to drag themselves ahead in the polls.
Richard Graham: We failed to make the case for business in June. We must do so once again at Party Conference – and after.
Conservative values underpin what it can achieve – whether in apprenticeships, manufacturing exports, jobs or contributions to good causes.
EURATOM, WTO quotas, open skies agreements, banks’ ability to lend – all these involve change which it may not be possible to effect by April 2019.
His Telegraph article message: “Britain can flourish on WTO”. And how it will inevitably be read: “With May out of Number 10 – and me in”. Watch for calls for his dismissal.