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Labour may abolish House of Lords if it wins next election, leaked report reveals
Exclusive: Constitutional review by Gordon Brown also recommends devolving economic powers

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

22, Sep, 2022 @6:30 PM

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‘Entirely right’ for Charles to have lobbied ministers, says David Cameron
Former PM says he never felt Charles interfered, and ‘black spider memos’ should have stayed private

Jessica Elgot

11, Sep, 2022 @10:52 AM

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Gordon Brown urges Liz Truss to ‘show up’ for workers struggling with bills
Former PM says likes of caregivers and nurses show up in a crisis and government must show up for them

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

07, Sep, 2022 @6:28 PM

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Two-thirds of Tory voters back temporary nationalisation of energy firms – poll
Opinium poll also shows overwhelming support for Labour’s policy to freeze price cap

Jessica Elgot and Peter Walker

16, Aug, 2022 @5:22 PM

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Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss compete for Tory members’ support in Cheltenham leadership hustings – as it happened
The two candidates are bidding for support from Conservative party members ahead of the final vote for the next PM

Nadeem Badshah (now); Tobi Thomas and Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

11, Aug, 2022 @8:36 PM

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Gordon Brown says energy firms unable to offer lower bills should be temporarily re-nationalised
Former PM calls for energy price cap to be scrapped and new lower prices renegotiated by government

Jessica Elgot, Peter Walker and Ben Quinn

10, Aug, 2022 @8:01 PM

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The Guardian view on Tory infighting: a bad policy auction | Editorial
Editorial: ‘Blue-on-blue’ bickering makes a lively spectacle – but it gives a narrow, rightwing frame to bigger, broader issues

Editorial

10, Aug, 2022 @6:14 PM

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No 10’s refusal of emergency budget shows Tories have lost control of economy, says Labour – as it happened
Opposition criticises decision not to make big fiscal interventions in final weeks of Boris Johnson’s premiership

Andrew Sparrow

08, Aug, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Laugh? I almost cried at Gordon Brown’s night of Edinburgh fringe comedy
The former PM’s one-off onstage chat with standup Matt Forde belied his dour image. If only he’d shown more of this side of himself to the electorate

Brian Logan

08, Aug, 2022 @3:33 PM

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Gordon Brown: ‘Set emergency budget or risk a winter of dire poverty’
Former PM has warned of a financial timebomb awaiting families as Labour plans a major intervention to address crisis

Michael Savage Policy Editor

06, Aug, 2022 @6:03 PM

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Keir Starmer urged not to abandon pledge to abolish House of Lords
Exclusive: Gordon Brown warns plans to flood upper chamber with dozens of Tory peers proves urgent need for reform

Aubrey Allegretti

29, Jul, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Was Boris Johnson the worst prime minister of recent times?
Analysis: after Johnson’s resignation, how does he compare with his four predecessors as PM?

Dan Sabbagh

07, Jul, 2022 @3:00 PM

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