New shadow work and pensions secretary Rachel Reeves announced that Labour would be “tougher than the Tories” on benefits, while Tristram Hunt said Labour in government would back a version of education secretary Michael Gove’s flagship free schools programme.
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Anyone opposed to this shameful collusion with the hardline anti-immigration right should write to the Labour Party figures in question, or to their constituency parties, and make their feelings clear.
Comment: Macmillan never quite broke with small ‘c’ conservatism – One Nation Labour must be more dynamic
TweetRichard Carr is a research fellow at the Labour History Research Unit As Ed Miliband’s ‘Mansion Tax’ speech proves, for perhaps the first time Harold Macmillan is in fashion right now. At first glance this is odd – in the 1950s and 1960s he was viewed as a stuffy, Edwardian figure ill-suited to the modern […]