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Corbyn’s Labour: rather a party in opposition than a compromised government

The Labour leadership results are in, and Jeremy Corbyn’s victory, with a resounding 59.5% of the vote, over the four candidates Andy Burnham, Yvette Cooper and Liz Kendall is a statement of intent, from the people and their unions. The 1995 blue Labour consensus, epitomised by Tony Blair’s abolition of Clause IV, must fade, because…

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Labour leadership: Cooper

[su_box title=”The Labour leadership contest” box_color=”#2D2D73″ radius=”0″]Over the coming weeks Concrete will be profiling the candidates in the Labour leadership elections, bringing you news and opinion. With votes being counted, the final candidate under the spotlight is Yvette Cooper[/su_box] The months leading up to the leadership elections have shown Labour to be a party in…

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Labour leadership: Burnham

[su_box title=”The Labour leadership contest” box_color=”#2D2D73″ radius=”0″]Over the coming weeks Concrete will be profiling the candidates in the Labour leadership elections, bringing you news and opinion. This time the ‘other man’ of the election: Andy Burnham.[/su_box] Growing up in a working class family in the Labour heartland of Greater Manchester during the 1970s and 1980s,…

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Labour leadership: Kendall

[su_box title=”The Labour leadership contest” box_color=”#2D2D73″ radius=”0″]Over the coming weeks Concrete will be profiling the candidates in the Labour leadership elections, bringing you news and opinion. In this piece, Liz Kendall goes under the spotlight.[/su_box] One of two female candidates in the Labour Leadership race, Liz Kendall is also the youngest, and some would argue, the…

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Labour leadership: Corbyn

[su_box title=”The Labour leadership contest” box_color=”#2D2D73″ radius=”0″]Over the coming weeks Concrete will be profiling the candidates in the Labour leadership elections, bringing you news and opinion. First, Jeremy Corbyn goes under the spotlight.[/su_box] Jeremy Corbyn, aged 65, is the oldest, the last to throw his hat into the ring, and the bookies’ current favourite candidate…

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Clive Lewis calls for publication of mental healthcare report

Clive Lewis, the Labour MP for Norwich South, has called for the publication of the previously withheld Alexander Report into the operations of the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Mental Health Trust. The issue was raised in the House of Commons during the Member of Parliament’s first appearance at yesterday’s Prime Minister’s questions. The MP today stated…

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Labour party would introduce individual careers advice in schools

Labour have announced that should they be in power after the general election on the 7th May they will improve careers advice by guaranteeing individual face-to-face careers advice for all secondary school pupils. Under the plans Labour claim that their careers advice would focus on both vocational and academic routes into jobs. The aim of…

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