Politics past

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Maureen Colquhoun obituary
Crusading Labour politician who was the first openly gay MP

Julia Langdon

08, Feb, 2021 @5:45 PM

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Labour doesn’t need to wave flags to be patriotic | Letters
Letters: Guardian readers respond to leaked details of Labour’s plan to win back voters

Letters

04, Feb, 2021 @6:36 PM

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The potteries of Stoke need a recovery plan | Letters
Letters: It is not too late to transform the ‘five towns’, writes Joan Walley, former MP for Stoke-on-Trent North, while Richard Ross describes how Thatcher’s deindustrialisation of Britain saw the destruction of the pottery industry

Letters

20, Jan, 2021 @5:02 PM

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Winter memories offer cold comfort | Brief letters
Brief letters: The news cycle | Horse-mounting steps | Quakers | Winter 1963

Letters

20, Jan, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Can Joe Biden make America great again?
His skills as a fixer are finely honed – but they cannot restore a pre-Trump normality. As president, Biden’s private self, shadowed by loss, must come into its own

Fintan O’Toole

16, Jan, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Letter: Margaret Tebbit obituary
Rodney Brooke writes: ‘As a wheelchair user, Margaret Tebbit became a vigorous campaigner to secure access for disabled people’

Rodney Brooke

12, Jan, 2021 @2:52 PM

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Boris Johnson decried purchase of Churchill's private papers
His criticism in 1995 chimed with No 10 misgivings over ownership of PM records, National Archives show

Owen Bowcott and Caroline Davies

30, Dec, 2020 @12:01 AM

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Mugabe's love of cricket and Thatcher's 70th: stories revealed in National Archives papers
Proposed MCC membership for Mugabe and Thatcher’s birthday party plans among stories kept under wraps – until now

Caroline Davies and Owen Bowcott

30, Dec, 2020 @12:01 AM

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'If anyone had said our mining town would go Tory, I'd have thought they were mad'
Many former miners moved into the public sector after the pits closed. A year after the collapse of the ‘red wall’, Alison Benjamin revisited Nottinghamshire

Alison Benjamin

28, Dec, 2020 @8:30 AM

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Margaret Tebbit obituary
Nurse and wife of the Conservative minister Norman Tebbit who was seriously injured in the Brighton Grand hotel bombing in 1984

Julia Langdon

23, Dec, 2020 @6:00 PM

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Should Labour try to win back ‘red wall’ voters? | Letters
Letters: Steve Smart warns Labour against simply trying to win back its traditional supporters in the old heartlands, Roy Boffy says these voters will be lost for ever unless the party seriously reappraises its parlous position, and Ron Glatter thinks the ‘northern problem’ is in danger of being overstated. Plus Derrick Cameron on Corbyn as a leader and Starmer as a manager

Letters

16, Dec, 2020 @6:15 PM

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The Guardian view on a progressive alliance: divided they fall | Editorial
Editorial: Labour should show it could work with like-minded parties by committing to proportional representation

Editorial

13, Dec, 2020 @6:30 PM

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