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Keir Starmer will continue austerity. That means keeping vulnerable people in 'brutalising poverty'
Kasmira Kincaid

Keir Starmer will continue austerity. That means keeping vulnerable people in 'brutalising poverty'

Beyond each Labour U-turn is a well of suffering and poverty that has no justifiable reason to exist, says trade union case worker Kasmira Kincaid
Keir Starmer is canny enough to know that fear is the Tories' best friend
Keir Starmer addressing a business conference in London, February 2024
Sam Delaney

Keir Starmer is canny enough to know that fear is the Tories' best friend

Holly Valance says everyone is a 'leftie' until we realise ideas are 'crap'. Here's why she's wrong
Politics

Holly Valance says everyone is a 'leftie' until we realise ideas are 'crap'. Here's why she's wrong

'It's a lifeline': MPs urge government to help families in crisis and continue household support fund
Household Support Fund

'It's a lifeline': MPs urge government to help families in crisis and continue household support fund

Activists welcome Labour crackdown on water bosses over illegal sewage dumps – but warn it's not enough
Water pollution

Activists welcome Labour crackdown on water bosses over illegal sewage dumps – but warn it's not enough

What Keir Starmer can learn from Britain's first Labour government – 100 years ago
Labour government, 1924
Politics

What Keir Starmer can learn from Britain's first Labour government – 100 years ago

UK at risk of 'technical recession' despite GDP growth in November: 'This isn't a thriving economy'
Chancellor Jeremy Hunt will be tasked with stopping the UK economy slipping into a technical recession
Economy

UK at risk of 'technical recession' despite GDP growth in November: 'This isn't a thriving economy'

From Boris to Starmer: The man behind Jonathan Pie takes on 2023's wildest political moments
Jonathan Pie
Politics

From Boris to Starmer: The man behind Jonathan Pie takes on 2023's wildest political moments

More than 5,000 renters face being made homeless over Christmas, Labour says: 'People are dying'
Angela Rayner on renters facing homelessness
Renting

More than 5,000 renters face being made homeless over Christmas, Labour says: 'People are dying'

Labour must urgently tackle land banking to have any hope of solving UK's housing crisis
Housing

Labour must urgently tackle land banking to have any hope of solving UK's housing crisis

Renters paying £1,200 more for a home due to unjust bidding wars: 'Rent is going through the roof'
renting
Renting

Renters paying £1,200 more for a home due to unjust bidding wars: 'Rent is going through the roof'

Renters Reform Bill: Tories vote down Labour bid to end no-fault evictions delay
no-fault evictions
Renters Reform Bill

Renters Reform Bill: Tories vote down Labour bid to end no-fault evictions delay

Shadow minister slams 'chaotic and incompetent' Home Office over refugee homelessness crisis
Mike Amesbury
Exclusive

Shadow minister slams 'chaotic and incompetent' Home Office over refugee homelessness crisis

AI may be coming for your job – but there is hope, experts insist: 'We have a choice'
Illustration of a robot teacher
Artificial Intelligence

AI may be coming for your job – but there is hope, experts insist: 'We have a choice'

'I want to stand against Jacob Rees-Mogg': Big Issue vendor reports from frontline of party conferences
Illustration of Rishi Sunak, Keir Starmer and vendor Will Payne
Our vendors

'I want to stand against Jacob Rees-Mogg': Big Issue vendor reports from frontline of party conferences

Rachel Reeves' plan to 'rebuild Britain' applauded by experts – but can Labour offer real change?
Rachel Reeves
Labour

Rachel Reeves' plan to 'rebuild Britain' applauded by experts – but can Labour offer real change?

Labour constituents most likely to suffer due to Rishi Sunak's green U-turn, analysis finds
The air pollution signs have been placed across the capital.
Air Pollution

Labour constituents most likely to suffer due to Rishi Sunak's green U-turn, analysis finds

All of Keir Starmer’s u-turns and abandoned policy pledges, from child benefits to private schools
Keir Starmer, U-turn, broken promises
Labour

All of Keir Starmer’s u-turns and abandoned policy pledges, from child benefits to private schools

Labour's Keir Starmer should take inspiration from Joe Biden on strikes and picket lines
Strikes

Labour's Keir Starmer should take inspiration from Joe Biden on strikes and picket lines

What to expect from Liz Kendall as Keir Starmer's controversial shadow work and pensions secretary
Liz Kendall
Cabinet reshuffle

What to expect from Liz Kendall as Keir Starmer's controversial shadow work and pensions secretary

Shadow mental health minister's resignation sends 'worrying message' about Keir Starmer's Labour
Labour mental health, Rosena Allin-Khan
Politics

Shadow mental health minister's resignation sends 'worrying message' about Keir Starmer's Labour

Labour reshuffle: Keir Starmer's new shadow cabinet branded 'Blairism on steroids'
Labour reshuffle
Politics

Labour reshuffle: Keir Starmer's new shadow cabinet branded 'Blairism on steroids'

Harold Wilson's failure to reform the country is why Keir Starmer needs to listen to history 
Harold Wilson
John Bird

Harold Wilson's failure to reform the country is why Keir Starmer needs to listen to history 

Seven things Labour needs to do to make levelling up actually work
Keir Starmer Labour Levelling Up
Levelling Up

Seven things Labour needs to do to make levelling up actually work

Section 21 evictions more than double in a year as government lays out Renters Reform Bill to scrap them
The Renters Reform Bill will ban Section 21 evictions
RENTING

Section 21 evictions more than double in a year as government lays out Renters Reform Bill to scrap them