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Under the microscope

Matt Singh

The Stoke Central and Copeland by-elections By-elections are a strange beast. They are an ‘event’ for parties and the media and fun for political anoraks, but their impact on the narrative usually far outweighs their electoral significance or predictive value. In turn, they are themselves difficult to predict, and national polling is not a good…

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A strong message

John Woodcock MP

Labour’s Copeland campaign taps into local feelings, writes John Woodcock, MP for neighbouring Barrow and Furness A February by-election in Copeland is not what any of us in the Labour party wanted, not least because it means we are losing a brilliant champion of our values in parliament. Jamie Reed has served the people of…

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The Copeland campaign

Rachel Burgin

Bursting the Westminster bubble “Oh, just go and knock on some doors in Copeland”. This thought has often crossed my mind in party meetings and at conferences over the six years since I moved “down south” from West Cumbria. It would normally be in response to some naïve left wing idealism or in the face…

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2013 Party Conference Roundtables

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