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Jon Cruddas: ‘Labour party must support’ rail workers in pay dispute
MP says Keir Starmer’s team should not distance themselves from unions but back industrial action to defend living standards

Jon Ungoed-Thomas and Toby Helm

26, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Conservatives’ alarm grows over threat of tactical voting in safe seats
Last week’s byelection losses saw huge swings to the best-placed Tory opponent – without any formal electoral pact

Toby Helm and Michael Savage

26, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Boris Johnson’s aspiration to serve for a third term ‘delusional’
Prime minister under fire after insisting he will not change his behaviour in office

Rajeev Syal, Toby Helm, Michael Savage & Peter Walker

25, Jun, 2022 @9:30 PM

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Andy Burnham says Labour must ‘seize moment’ and back proportional representation
Writing in the Observer, mayor of Manchester says Tory byelection defeats should open the way for consensus and radical reform

Toby Helm Political Editor

25, Jun, 2022 @4:00 PM

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‘What have we done?’: six years on, UK counts the cost of Brexit
Sectors from fishing to aviation, farming to science report being bogged down in red tape, struggling to recruit staff and racking up losses for the first time

Toby Helm, Robin McKie, James Tapper & Phillip Inman

25, Jun, 2022 @12:42 PM

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Labour must break party’s silence on Brexit, says Stella Creasy
Writing for the Observer, Labour MP calls on the leadership to ‘name’ problems, as frustration grows with its stance on Europe

Toby Helm Political Editor

19, Jun, 2022 @9:15 AM

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Tactical vote will deliver knockout blow to PM, say Lib Dems as poll race tightens
Ed Davey calls on Labour and Green voters to switch in Devon seat where result is too close to call

Toby Helm and Michael Savage

19, Jun, 2022 @8:45 AM

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New strike chaos as teachers and NHS staff warn of action over pay
Rail unions set to walk out on Tuesday, as clashes loom over public sector pay offers falling short of inflation

Toby Helm, Michael Savage and Jon Ungoed-Thomas

18, Jun, 2022 @6:19 PM

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Can Boris Johnson survive the Conservative rural rebellion?
Tiverton and Honiton in Devon is usually the safest of Tory seats: but after partygate and Brexit, even it is now in play

Toby Helm and Michael Savage

12, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Boris Johnson faces rural fury over post-Brexit food strategy
Anger grows before West Country by-election as farmers say they will be left poorer and unable to compete with foreign producers

Helena Horton and Toby Helm

11, Jun, 2022 @6:57 PM

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Boris Johnson prays his number hasn’t come up as Tory grassroots anger grows
If 54 Conservative MPs have turned against him, the PM will soon face a survival test. But it may be about more than winning

Toby Helm Observer Political Editor

05, Jun, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Civil service cuts will leave Whitehall unable to cope with Brexit workload
Boris Johnson’s planned cuts will worsen delays on passports and driving licences, union warns

Toby Helm Politcal Editor

05, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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