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The Local Health Service?

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To succeed over the next 10 years,the National Health Service must also be a local health service. A public service dedicated to the health and wellbeing of every person in England cannot be run as a bureaucratic offshoot of Whitehall. Instead, success will depend on power and trust cascading downwards to local areas, NHS institutions,…

Rose1

Labour’s future: A tale of two political economies

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It is an indictment that in 2015, as it looks ahead to 2020, Labour is still trying to make sense of the events of 2007. Our leadership election looks set to be cautious and predictable – a phoney war which fails to address the intellectual challenges before us. Failing to address these now will lead…

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Win, lose or draw, Labour needs to keep changing

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Politics has changed dramatically over the last five years. The coalition, the collapse of the LibDems, the rise of UKIP, the Greens and the SNP; all of this, plus voter anger towards the traditional parties has created a challenging environment for exploring new ideas of political, economic and societal renewal. The current moment has many…