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Our railways are more nationalised than privatised

Our railways are more nationalised than privatised

Thomas Walker March 14, 2016 2

Very little time passes without somebody calling for the renationalisation of Britain’s railways. It became a serious talking point in last year’s Labour leadership election, with both Jeremy Corbyn and Andy Burnham making pledges

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What the Left Need to do to Win People Back

What the Left Need to do to Win People Back

Joey Simnett November 25, 2015 0

The Labour Party, and the Left in general, are splashing around in the great pool of self-indulgency. Whilst nobody thought that Labour would be full steam ahead with the divisive Corbyn in charge, it

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The Clement Attlee You Probably Haven’t Heard About

The Clement Attlee You Probably Haven’t Heard About

Backbencher January 23, 2014 5

Sometimes described as the ‘Thatcher of the Left’, Prime Minister Attlee is often showered with praised as the man who created a modern and progressive Britain. His 11.7% swing against Winston Churchill in the

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Scotland’s Outside Left

Backbencher July 26, 2013 3

Alan Grant critiques the Reid Foundation’s vision for an independent, but statist-socialist Scotland. This column very rarely begins with a compliment being paid to that side of our constitutional debate which seeks to wrench

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How to cure the NHS?

How to cure the NHS?

Backbencher July 22, 2013 0

By Matthew Stinchcombe Whilst in principle socialised medicine in the UK has been one of the most admirable and enviable pillars of our society, the escalating costs and examples of appalling care within the

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Cardiff Airport needs private investment, not the dead hand of Senedd

Cardiff Airport needs private investment, not the dead hand of Senedd

Christopher Gage December 19, 2012 2

Wales’ First Minister, Carwyn Jones, has announced plans for the Welsh government to purchase Cardiff International Airport from current operators, TBI. What Mr Jones has effectively done here is hark back to the 1970s

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