Jon Cruddas

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Jon Cruddas: ‘Labour is in danger of becoming dominated by the meritocratic elite’
The MP and torchbearer of Labour’s intellectual history thinks his party is losing sight of its historical mission to stand up for the working classes

Julian Coman

11, Apr, 2021 @10:00 AM

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If Keir Starmer wants to ‘rethink Britain’, he’ll need some bigger ideas | Andy Beckett
The Labour leader is drawing inspiration from those who seem determined to ignore why the party’s policies resonated in 2017, says Guardian columnist Andy Beckett

Andy Beckett

08, Apr, 2021 @4:05 PM

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Not much support for Labour’s Brexit rebels | Letters
Letters: Readers air their views on the Labour MPs who voted with the government in the House of Commons on Tuesday

Letters

23, Oct, 2019 @5:30 PM

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Brexit, class and what Labour should do next | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to an article by Jon Cruddas in which the Labour MP claimed the party would lose its working-class heartlands by backing remain

Letters

27, Jun, 2019 @4:50 PM

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Corbyn rebuffs calls to shift Labour's position on second referendum
Backers of people’s vote express disappointment as Labour leader reiterates his position

Heather Stewart and Jessica Elgot

19, Jun, 2019 @6:56 PM

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Labour should reinstate members who tried to unseat Jeremy Hunt | Letter
Letter: Our party should not have expelled those whose only crime was to do what they thought would best help to get Jeremy Corbyn into 10 Downing Street, say Labour members including Clive Lewis, Jon Cruddas, Ruth Lister and Neal Lawson

Letters

07, May, 2018 @4:09 PM

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Why the residents of Barking and Dagenham voted for leave
And why the Mirror group titles soft-pedalled on their support for remain

Roy Greenslade

24, Jun, 2016 @1:43 PM

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Labour Together launch aims to unify and renew party
Lisa Nandy says Labour needs to draw on left and right of party to address new era of climate change and ageing population

Rowena Mason Political correspondent

31, May, 2016 @9:30 PM

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Labour’s answers lie in its losses, not its victories | Rafael Behr
For years the party has been stuck in a torpid Edzone. It must break out and listen to those who feel it’s abandoned them

Rafael Behr

25, May, 2016 @7:29 AM

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Labour activists in 2015 'were like middle-class Ryanair passengers'
‘Metropolitan squeamishness’ stopped election campaigners understanding voters’ lives, candidates argue in book

Heather Stewart Political editor

22, May, 2016 @9:00 PM

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‘Irrelevant and toxic’ Labour losing out to Ukip, inquiry finds
Report by former policy chief Jon Cruddas says party is alienating socially conservative voters on issues such as immigration and welfare

Toby Helm Observer political editor

21, May, 2016 @9:50 PM

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Jeremy Corbyn to press ahead with controversial reshuffle
Labour leader set to offer Hilary Benn and Maria Eagle a move to other posts to ensure party unity on foreign and defence policy

Frances Perraudin

03, Jan, 2016 @8:13 PM

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