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Labour is not Listening to the Electorate

Last week Jeremy Corbyn delivered his second keynote speech as the leader of the Labour party at its annual conference. He did so after being re-elected as leader, with increased support and a stronger mandate from the party membership. It was a speech that received loud applause from many in ...

Corbyn Wins – What Next?

Former underdog Jeremy Corbyn is on course to beat challenger Owen Smith and will most likely be re-elected leader of the Labour Party next week. But then what? From purges to merges, deselections to elections, here are ten things to keep an eye on: 1. Reselections It used to be the case that before ...

Corbyn pledges to create one million jobs

Corbyn pledges to create one million jobs

There have been some critics who have said that the Labour leader has massive core support, but few polices, well this afternoon he plans to change that. Today Corbyn is expected to reveal a number of pledges that he hopes will change the face of Britain. A major part of ...

New poll sees Labour drawing level with Tories

Corbyn still miles ahead with Labour members

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor There were rumours of plots to oust the Labour leader, even after a decent enough showing in the recent local elections, but a new poll shows that he won’t be going anywhere any time soon. A YouGov survey for the Times, has discovered that almost ...

Tory tax credit U-turn to hurt up to 800,000 families

Tory tax credit U-turn to hurt up to 800,000 families

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor A little noticed change that slipped past the Chancellor’s U-turn will clobber hundreds of thousands of workers. George Osborne stated he was ditching tax credit cuts, which would have seen over three million families lose around £1,300 per annum. However, it has been revealed that ...

Abbott ‘worries’ about Labour Brexit policy

Abbott ‘worries’ about Labour Brexit policy

Diane Abbot has become the latest senior Labour figure to express concerns about the party’s policy on Brexit. The shadow home secretary – one of Jeremy Corbyn’s closest allies – said she was “beginning to worry” whether the party had got its strategy right. Her intervention will add to the ...

Benefits Island: Why Don’t We Have Programmes On Tax Cheats?

8 out of the 10 biggest tax havens are British territories

Britain has been described as the “greatest enabler of corporate tax avoidance in the world” after it was revealed eight out of the ten jurisdictions with the highest corporate tax haven scores are British territories. Research by the Tax Justice Network found the UK and its “corporate tax haven network” ...

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