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Kevin Hickson

Kevin Hickson is a Labour councillor and former leader of Crewe council and was PPC for East Yorkshire in 2016.

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The Labour vision for a post-Brexit Britain

Kevin Hickson

On 23 June 2016 the British people voted by 52 per cent to 48 per cent to withdraw from the European Union, of which we had been a member since 1973. They did so against the warnings and scare tactics of the Remain campaigners, the advice of so-called expert opinion, and against the predictions of…


Power and principle

Andrew Crines, Jasper Miles, Kevin Hickson

Labour as a government-in-waiting In September 2015 Jeremy Corbyn was elected leader of the Labour party by an overwhelming 59 per cent of the electorate. His candidacy had, at first, been considered something of a token gesture but his campaign then took off and the campaigns of his rivals appeared to falter. He attracted media…


Reappraising Harold Wilson

Andrew Crines, Kevin Hickson

This article is the first in a series of pieces on the life and legacy of Harold Wilson published in celebration of the centenary of his birth, 11 March 1916. Click here for the second article in the feature: Harold Wilson: a personal reflection Click here for the third article in the feature: Europe and…