Elections 2021

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Turnout at Iraqi national election sluggish as many boycott polls
Electoral commission says turnout was 41% as disillusioned youth and middle classes opt to stay home

Martin Chulov, Middle East correspondent

11, Oct, 2021 @2:59 AM

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Low traffic neighbourhoods popular with London voters, analysis finds
Parties that back schemes to improve air quality and boost active travel outperformed critics in mayoral election

Peter Walker

02, Jun, 2021 @7:00 AM

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If Labour is to thrive, it needs to bring back its radical values | Paul Dennett
The party won in Salford by putting people before profit. It’s a lesson the party leadership should heed, says Paul Dennett, mayor of Salford

Paul Dennett

21, May, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Removal of Traveller camps pledged in Tory Facebook campaigns
Politicians accused of using Gypsies and Travellers as political footballs after local candidates for May polls placed hostile ads

Niamh McIntyre

20, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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How quickly Boris Johnson’s triumph has given way to doubt and instability | Martin Kettle
Covid, Cummings and confused messaging are fast taking the shine off the prime minister’s election victories, says Guardian columnist Martin Kettle

Martin Kettle

19, May, 2021 @3:41 PM

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Green party co-leader tells Keir Starmer: my door is open for talks
After Green gains in local elections, Jonathan Bartley invites Labour leader to discuss progressive alliance

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

16, May, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Labour won’t see power again until it remembers the essentials of winning | Andrew Rawnsley
On the all too rare occasions when it has achieved office in the past, Labour has done so with a broad appeal attracting diverse groups of voters

Andrew Rawnsley

16, May, 2021 @7:30 AM

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The view inside the People’s Republic of Chipping Norton
On a visit to the town once synonymous with Tory power, disilluson with the party may not be a blip

Tom Wall in Chipping Norton

16, May, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Keir Starmer appoints northern MP to build bridges with backbenchers
Sharon Hodgson becomes Labour leader’s new parliamentary aide as he seeks to improve relations with MPs after troubled reshuffle

Heather Stewart Political editor

14, May, 2021 @7:24 PM

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‘Bristol does things differently’: Green party emerges as city’s rising force
Success in the local council elections has raised the party’s hopes of a parliamentary seat

Steven Morris

14, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Keir Starmer can succeed if he embraces English devolution | Andy Burnham
Here are my suggestions for Labour’s way forward, says Manchester mayor Andy Burnham

Andy Burnham

13, May, 2021 @2:56 PM

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What Bristol’s Green surge means for progressive politics in the city | Matty Edwards
Labour and the Greens have joint control of the council – now they need to work together, says Matty Edwards, a journalist at the Bristol Cable

Matty Edwards

13, May, 2021 @12:00 PM

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