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Phil Wilson MP

Phil Wilson is MP for Sedgefield.

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Labour’s purpose

Phil Wilson MP

So that was the election that was. The outlandish victory predicted for the Conservatives has ended up on the rocks of a hung parliament, with the Labour party believing it will only take the tide to rise once more for Jeremy Corbyn to clamber aboard and sail away at the wheel of the ship-of-state. Jeremy…

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In tune with the times

Phil Wilson MP

The story goes something like this: back in the 1920s, when jazz was just getting into its stride, someone asked Louis Armstrong, “What is this thing called jazz?” “If you’ve gotta ask,” the musician replied, “you’ll never know.” I relay this anecdote, not just because I love jazz, but because Armstrong’s response raises the issue…

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A genuine progressive alliance

Phil Wilson MP

Labour is a party of strongly held values. We believe in those who can helping those who cannot. We implore people, as in the words of the parable of the good samaritan, ‘to go and do likewise’. Our belief in the big society isn’t tokenism it is our faith. We believe in the ability of…