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"There’s no reason why the whole of Cornwall isn’t Labour." Michael Foster squares up to Camborne and Redruth

“There’s no reason why the whole of Cornwall isn’t Labour.” Michael Foster squares up to Camborne and Redruth

We caught up with Michael Foster, Labour candidate for Camborne and Redruth, on the last day of our roadtrip down the UK. After being driven through Camborne by his election agent in a small (appropriately) red car with a picture of his face on, we spotted him the man himself in-between doorsteps. Appropriately then, the first...
“If the SNP are serious about anti-austerity and a more progressive government, let them vote us down if they dare." Chris Williamson talks radical politics from within Labour, and the contest in Derby North

“If the SNP are serious about anti-austerity and a more progressive government, let them vote us down if they dare.” Chris Williamson talks radical politics from within Labour, and the contest in Derby North

It’s by now a familiar theme of 2015 that smaller parties are chipping away at the vote of Conservatives and Labour alike. This trend is aided by perceptions that the mainstream parties are all the same or insufficiently radical — on either wing. In this context, it’s easy to forget that even within the Labour...
Dover and Deal: the gateway seat to a Labour majority?

Dover and Deal: the gateway seat to a Labour majority?

I joined Clair Hawkins, Labour candidate for Dover and Deal, on the campaign trail in Tower Hamlets, an area of Dover town with around 2700 households. By strange coincidence, Hawkins’ first role as an elected politician was as a local councillor in Tower Hamlets in London. But she’s a local, Dover born and brought up...