Margaret Beckett

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Covid and Afghanistan ‘reveal weakness of UK’s security policy’
Cross-party MPs and peers say the response to the two crises has exposed system as inadequate

Michael Savage

18, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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There is still no end in sight to the infighting tearing Labour apart | Sienna Rodgers
The NEC walkout over the election of a new chair revealed that Keir Starmer has much to do to unite the party behind him, says Sienna Rodgers, editor of LabourList

Sienna Rodgers

25, Nov, 2020 @1:01 PM

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Seven former foreign secretaries urge UK to take lead on Hong Kong
Cross-party initiative reflects concern response to China’s imposition of security laws cannot be left to Donald Trump

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

31, May, 2020 @11:01 PM

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People's Vote tells Labour MPs not to back a Johnson Brexit deal
MPs warned they will be blamed for job losses and NHS privatisation under any Johnson deal

Rowena Mason and Daniel Boffey

19, Sep, 2019 @5:28 PM

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Only a government of national unity can deliver us from no deal | Polly Toynbee
Let Margaret Beckett lead a ‘government’ to do what the crisis demands – call an election and a referendum, says Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

05, Aug, 2019 @4:36 PM

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UK too weak to address strategic threats, warns MPs’ committee
Defence and diplomacy are running dangerously short of funds says report

Jamie Doward

20, Jul, 2019 @11:01 PM

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Jeremy Corbyn making his own decisions on Brexit, says spokesman
Margaret Beckett said Labour leader’s aides were stopping him from changing policy

Rowena Mason and Jessica Elgot

26, Jun, 2019 @7:47 AM

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Labour must back Remain to survive, warns Tom Watson memo
Deputy leader fears ‘catastrophic’ vote loss to Lib Dems and Greens

Toby Helm

22, Jun, 2019 @7:59 PM

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EU elections: Farage will win unless Labour backs remain, says Beckett
Ex-minister says supporting another form of Brexit will give victory to Nigel Farage’s party

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

17, Apr, 2019 @1:02 PM

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Margaret Beckett: why Brexit has to go back to the people
The former foreign secretary says Theresa May’s approach to Brexit has been indefensible. Time to take back control

Toby Helm

31, Mar, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Labour’s plan for a people’s vote on the final Brexit deal can heal the country | Tom Watson
The party is uniting behind a new referendum

Tom Watson

30, Mar, 2019 @8:59 PM

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Roll up to a major Minor gathering | Brief letters
Brief letters: Eleanor Marx | Morris Minor rally | Longest-serving female MP | Anna Calvi fans | Brexit vote | Royal Ascot racecard


21, Jun, 2018 @4:56 PM

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