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Labour’s Britain: A covenant with carers

Barbara Keeley MP

As the party conference season begins, Conservative and Liberal Democrat ministers and former ministers seem determined to create a PR smokescreen over the gaps and errors in their policies affecting carers. David Cameron said the government will become “family friendly” and that all policies will be assessed for their impact on the family. Yet, although…

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Labour’s Britain: A public housing boom

Fabian Hamilton MP

Almost every Labour councillor and most Labour MPs, especially those representing inner city communities, will tell you that their largest area of casework involves housing. For many, it’s the lack of any social housing to meet their constituents’ needs, for some it is overcrowding, poor quality homes, the oppressive bedroom tax, inefficient repairs, or damp…

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Labour’s Britain: Helping a forgotten generation

Meg Hillier MP

I represent one of the country’s youngest constituencies with over a fifth of residents under 16. So, of course, I work with and campaign for children and young people. But I worry too about the long term impact of the forgotten generation. In my borough these are mainly British born men (and some women) in…