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Labour conference 2014: why Britain needs a higher minimum wage

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Ensuring a minimum wage of £8 an hour will mean the low paid seeing some of the benefits of the economic recovery.

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Labour needs a distinctive and radical offer for England

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As the party looks to respond to the referendum at party conference, Labour needs a distinctive and radical offer that delivers for England.

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Wales is not going to follow Scotland on the road to independence

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Not any time soon at least.

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Would independence mean a permanent Tory majority?

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Anyone who wishes to see a left-leaning Labour government in England should be rooting firmly for a No vote.

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Support for Welsh independence grows as confusion reigns over Labour’s plans to finance devolution

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Will Labour keep the Barnett Formula intact as pledged in today’s Daily Record in Scotland, or will it reform system of funding as Carwyn Jones has argued?

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Review: One nation: Labour’s political renewal by Jon Cruddas

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After previous general election defeats Labour has tended to lapse into self-criticism and recriminations. Not this time.

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Cutting our massive fees is bad for you, say estate agents

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Cutting our massive fees is bad for you, say estate agents. And the Tories believe them.

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Labour (finally) grasps the nettle on employment tribunal fees

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The latest set of quarterly tribunal statistics confirm the ongoing evisceration of workers’ access to justice by the Coalition.

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Getting into the thick of it: Michael Dugher’s speech on civil service reform

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Emran Mian of the Social Market Foundation looks at the contents of Michael Dugher’s speech on reforming the civil service.

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UKIP is a threat to Labour – it needs a serious response

Tweet Many wrongly see UKIP as a net positive for Labour – this is wrongheaded. Labour needs to get serious about UKIP, says Sam Fowles.  Last week Nigel Farage announced his ambition, not just to be David Cameron’s “worst nightmare” but Ed Miliband’s as well. The general perception amongst the progressive media appears to be that UKIP’s […]

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