Shirley Williams

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Don’t forget so many brilliant women | Letters
Letters: An article by Caitlin Moran fails to acknowledge the female writers, politicians and musicians who were involved in groundbreaking work, says Dr Kim Thomas

Letters

31, Aug, 2020 @4:16 PM

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The Guardian view on the Lib Dem leadership contest: it’s not just about Brexit | Editorial
Editorial: Ed Davey and Jo Swinson are fighting a more polite leadership contest than the Conservatives. But they need to talk about vision too

Editorial

11, Jul, 2019 @5:34 PM

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Radio 4's Today programme broadcasts all-female edition
BBC news show also presents from Westminster Hall to mark centenary of 1918 suffrage act

Matthew Weaver

06, Feb, 2018 @8:56 AM

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Limehouse review – the gang of four revisited
Outstanding performances, including Roger Allam as Roy Jenkins, enliven a timely drama about the birth of the SDP

Susannah Clapp

12, Mar, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Murdoch, the Coughing Major and a Kids Company musical: theatre gets real
A rush of new plays offer fictionalised versions of Labour’s 1981 split, the revamp of the Sun, a TV quizshow scandal and other real events. Playwrights James Graham and Steve Waters discuss the legal and ethical risks

Mark Lawson

09, Mar, 2017 @4:34 PM

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Limehouse review – timely account of Labour's 1981 split is beautifully acted
Roger Allam is astonishing as Roy Jenkins in this drama about how the ‘gang of four’ left Labour to form the SDP

Michael Billington

09, Mar, 2017 @2:36 PM

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Should today’s Labour pick up where the SDP left off? This play makes you wonder | Polly Toynbee
Limehouse’s story of the party’s 80s split mirrors this era so eerily that you could tell the audience was considering it

Polly Toynbee

09, Mar, 2017 @1:28 PM

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Anthony King obituary
Political scientist, author and professor of government at Essex University who became a popular television commentator on election nights

David McKie

15, Jan, 2017 @6:30 PM

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Company boss who gave £930,000 to Tory party receives knighthood
Bristol ports co-owner David Ord among those honoured as Jeremy Corbyn accuses Tories of ‘making a mockery’ of the system

Jessica Elgot

30, Dec, 2016 @10:30 PM

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The fight for Labour’s soul – what the party’s brutal 1981 split means today
Labour is in crisis. The bitter divide across the party echoes the acrimony that drove the ‘gang of four’ to form the breakaway SDP. Will history repeat itself?

Andy Beckett

19, Jul, 2016 @2:18 PM

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Pro-EU Labour and Tory MPs look at forming a new centrist party
Shirley Williams, Liberal Democrat peer, says Remain camp must have a central role in shaping Brexit deal

Daniel Boffey and Toby Helm

09, Jul, 2016 @10:12 PM

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A woman’s place is in the thick of the EU debate | Letters
Letters: It’s not too late to get a more sensible conversation going. Just get out and speak to 10 people and see how it goes

Letters

13, Jun, 2016 @6:45 PM

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