John McDonnell

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Labour conference: Andy McDonald resigns from shadow cabinet, saying party ‘more divided’ under Starmer – as it happened
MP stands down from post as shadow secretary of state for employment rights after saying he was ordered to argue against increase to minimum wage

Andrew Sparrow

27, Sep, 2021 @5:56 PM

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Sunday at the Labour conference: the highs and lows
From John McDonnell’s dismissal of Keir Starmer’s policy paper to being undermined over energy policy, the leader had a rocky day

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

26, Sep, 2021 @6:41 PM

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Labour has lost its heart and nerve in pandering to the right | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to articles by Andy Beckett and Peter Mandelson on the party’s political identity


26, Sep, 2021 @4:42 PM

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Rising energy bills worse for people in north because of cold, business secretary says – as it happened
Kwasi Kwarteng concedes people in north would be hit hardest by rising fuel prices due to weather conditions

Andrew Sparrow

23, Sep, 2021 @4:21 PM

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UK Covid: Turkey off red list as part of wide-ranging easing of travel rules – as it happened
Transport secretary announces new rules to make travel simpler for fully vaccinated passengers

Andrew Sparrow

17, Sep, 2021 @4:40 PM

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Elections 2021: Leanne Wood loses Rhondda; Sturgeon says SNP majority was ‘very long shot’ – live
Reactions and all the latest results after Thursday’s elections in Scotland, England and Wales

Nadeem Badshah (now) and Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

07, May, 2021 @9:41 PM

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Keir Starmer urged to back radical constitutional reform for UK
Labour report calls for federal state, Lords replaced by elected senate and more powers for regions and devolved nations

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

31, Jan, 2021 @3:04 PM

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We have realised too late the abstract and concrete realities of Brexit can't be reconciled | Zoe Williams
Two contexts have existed in parallel: one about respect for the process, and the other about practicalities, says the Guardian columnist Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams

07, Dec, 2020 @1:46 PM

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Time has come for four-day week, say European politicians
Left-leaning parties and trade unionists argue that working patterns need to be rethought

Jasper Jolly

15, Nov, 2020 @11:05 PM

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Labour in turmoil as Corbyn suspended in wake of antisemitism report
Former party leader said problem of antisemitism within Labour was ‘dramatically overstated for political reasons’

Jessica Elgot, Deputy political editor, Peter Walker and Dan Sabbagh

29, Oct, 2020 @7:52 PM

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Schools in England told not to use material from anti-capitalist groups
Idea categorised as ‘extreme political stance’ equivalent to endorsing illegal activity

Mattha Busby

27, Sep, 2020 @11:44 AM

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Covid-19 drives leaders to make unprecedented interventions but what next?
New thinking is needed because of economic turmoil since 2008 and environmental concerns

Larry Elliott

13, Sep, 2020 @10:38 AM

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