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Shaping the futurescape

Andrew Harrop

Labour must prepare for the challenges of government in the 2020s, writes Andrew Harrop. Only time will tell what form Brexit takes and how it will impact on our lives. The omens for the future are not good. But for now, the worst effect of Brexit is on our politics. It has sucked the oxygen…

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What local communities need

Asher Craig

Labour’s landmark 2017 manifesto declared Labour to be ‘the party of devolution’ and promised to hand power back to communities. Expanding community asset transfers (CATs) would help us to live this creed, acting as a catalyst to empower our communities to become self-sufficient. Bristol city council is exploring how the transfer of community assets –…

David Lammy launches crime report, London, Britain - 03 Mar 2015

Interview: A sense of justice

Kate Murray

Labour is carving out a new place for itself, says David Lammy. He talks race and the justice system, Grenfell and Brexit with Kate Murray There are not many Labour backbenchers who have to break off mid-interview to take a call from 10 Downing Street. But when we meet, David Lammy is just days away…