Kate Murray

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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…

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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…

Angela Rayner visits Liverpool City College, UK  - 26 Sep 2016

The personal touch

Kate Murray

Angela Rayner has already made it from teenage mum  to the shadow cabinet – and some are saying the leadership could be next. She talks to Kate Murray about values, factions  and why she will always stand her ground When angela rayner’s grandmother was dying and struggling to get the home care she needed, she…