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Are you office ready as WFH comes to an end?
Maybe you’re desperate to go back – or clinging to the kitchen table. Either way, the workplace beckons. Our writers are on hand to dispense orientation, sympathy and new lanyards

Jay Rayner, Eva Wiseman, Philippa Perry, Rhik Samadder, Gaby Hinsliff, Martin Love, Sam Wolfson, Séamas O’Reilly, Genevieve Fox, Diane Abbott, Andy Wilson, Dinah Rose and Emma Beddington

05, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The schoolday I’ll never forget: ‘I had no idea how pivotal passing the 11-plus would be’
Sitting the exam had been completely routine, but I soon realised grammar school would be a major turning point

Diane Abbott

02, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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I visited the migrant detention centre in Dover. What I saw was unacceptable | Diane Abbott
At the holding facility for those who have crossed the Channel, I saw scores of vulnerable people being held in one small room, says Diane Abbott

Diane Abbott

04, Aug, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Andy Burnham: unlikely heir to the left's leadership ambitions? | Diane Abbott
Greater Manchester’s mayor has come a long way from his past as an identikit New Labour apparatchik, says Labour MP Diane Abbott

Diane Abbott

19, May, 2021 @3:59 PM

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How far has Britain come on race in the 28 years since Stephen Lawrence was killed? | Diane Abbott
The Macpherson report was a breakthrough, but this year’s Sewell report is a major step back, says Labour MP Diane Abbott

Diane Abbott

22, Apr, 2021 @9:43 AM

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‘I watched all 260 episodes’: Kathy Burke, Russell T Davies and others on their comfort TV
Which shows got you through lockdown? For Joe Lycett it was Celebrity Big Brother, while Diane Abbott escaped with A Place In The Sun (often twice a day)

Russell T Davies, Kathy Burke, David Nicholls, Diane Abbott and Joe Lycett

06, Mar, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Why do we need Black History Month? Because too many people still reject it | Diane Abbott
Rightwing push-back on the idea that British history should encompass the black experience makes it all the more urgent, says Labour MP Diane Abbott

Diane Abbott

19, Oct, 2020 @11:00 AM

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The death of Paulette Wilson must mark the end of the hostile environment | Diane Abbott
We’ve had crocodile tears from the Tories over Windrush. To honour her memory, they need to put a stop to the misery they have caused, says

Diane Abbott

24, Jul, 2020 @3:57 PM

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Toni Morrison’s genius was the inspiration of my youth | Diane Abbott
To come across such a wonderful black woman writer was a sensation for me, says shadow home secretary Diane Abbott

Diane Abbott

06, Aug, 2019 @5:36 PM

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Immigration policy based on facts not outrage? Labour would welcome it | Diane Abbott
After years of Tory hysteria, the migration advisory committee report might just be what this debate needs, says shadow home secretary Diane Abbott

Diane Abbott

20, Sep, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Diane Abbott: 'Before going to bed, I wrap my hair and have a cup of camomile tea'
The shadow home secretary on bedtime reading, long days in parliament and the importance of efficient staff

Diane Abbott

14, Aug, 2018 @4:27 PM

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The Tories have made a mess of immigration. Only Labour can fix it | Diane Abbott
It’s time to remove the draconian Immigration Act 2014 – and those who put it in place, says Diane Abbott,shadow home secretary

Diane Abbott

29, Jun, 2018 @8:43 AM

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