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Labour’s task

Deborah Mattinson

At first sight, the two main parties’ votes are mirror images of each other. The Conservatives ‘won’ with older people – 58 per cent of 60-69 year olds and 69 per cent of 70+. They also won 55 per cent of people with GCSE or less qualifications, and there was a small pro Tory swing…

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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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Return to a two horse race

Craig Dawson

“Politics has changed and politics isn’t going back into the box where it was before” no truer words were ever spoken by a Labour leader. British politics has changed and not just in the obvious way, take a look at the patchwork political map of Britain and you could be forgiven for confusing it with…