Tag Archive for Labour

Can Keir Starmer help Labour build the bridge it needs?

Politics will, at some point, return to normal - and Keir Starmer's Labour Party will face a challenge to rebuild bridges between the party and the voters it needs to win back.

How ethnic minority women claimed their voice in parliament

Last night’s Lewisham east by-election marks an historic shift in the balance of ethnic minority representation, with more BAME women than men in the House of Commons for the first time ever.

Key EU questions unresolved for Labour

Three significant questions remain about Labour’s strategy towards Europe, writes Sunder Katwala

Labour conference fringe: the challenge of populism

Another packed fringe event saw shadow justice minister Sadiq Khan MP, former Lib Dem MP Dr Evan Harris, Zoe Williams from the Guardian and David Lammy MP tackle the question What's the answer to populism?, chaired by British Future's Sunder Katwala, writes Steve Ballinger.

Politicians’ approach to immigration is “too predictable”

Conservative private polling leaks suggest that voters are just as disappointed with its immigration performance as they were for the previous Labour government, says Britain Thinks pollster Deborah Mattinson.

“Ed Miliband’s immigration mea culpa is mistake”

The Labour leader's focus in his immigration speech was a mistake. Voters are not hung up on what has happened, they want to know what needs to happen next, says Shamit Saggar.

Labour’s immigration muddle, and a conference of confusion

Sunder Katwala looks back at how the Labour conference dealt (or didn't deal) with the immigration issue.

How Blue Labour could talk about immigration in the real world

Sunder Katwala responds to Maurice Glasman's interview for the next Fabian Review in which he called for more restrictive immigration policies.