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On a campaign footing

Ian Lavery MP

The general election of June 2017 marked a turning point in British politics and saw one of the most dramatic results in electoral history. The Labour party defied all expectations increasing our share of the vote on the previous election by the biggest percentage since the 1945 landslide under Clement Attlee. Only a month earlier…

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A question of trust

Katherine Sangster

Scottish Labour now has an opportunity to build on its election success At the start of the general election campaign, the received wisdom in Scotland was that the best Labour could expect was for Ian Murray to hold onto his seat in Edinburgh South. As the campaign progressed, Scottish Labour started to grow in confidence,…

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The most marginal Tory-held seat in England

Simon Letts

Firstly some background – I was the Labour candidate in Southampton Itchen in June’s general election, the seat that we lost by 31 votes to the Conservatives making it now the most marginal Tory held seat in England. I am also the leader of Southampton City Council, one of those ‘red dot’ councils that have…

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