Kate Murray

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Rosette

The offer to voters

Kate Murray

We asked parliamentarians, Fabians, writers and academics for their Labour policy ideas Although the country is still waiting for the publication of Labour’s manifesto, we already have a good idea of some of the flagship policies it will contain. First, there are the promises which have featured on the campaign trail: 10,000 extra police officers,…

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The right to a decent home

Kate Murray

Elections used to be won and lost on housing. From 1918 when Lloyd George promised homes fit for heroes to 1945, when the Labour manifesto proclaimed that housing was ‘one of the greatest and one of the earliest tests of a government’s real determination to put the nation first’, and from 1951, when the Conservatives…

Rosette

Taking the pledge

Kate Murray

When we asked for ideas for a new pledge card in the latest issue of the Fabian Review, little did we know that a snap general election was on the cards. Now, with that election just weeks away, Labour needs to connect with the voters – and fast. So what promises should the party make to win their…