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A united team

Charlotte Norton

I’m lucky enough to live in a safe Labour constituency, Poplar and Limehouse.  I’ve spent some time this election on what I call “comfort canvassing” in Tower Hamlets, to show appreciation to our voters, and give myself a boost. Living in a safe seat however, I feel my feet and enthusiasm are needed more elsewhere,…

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The age election

Andrew Harrop

The 2017 election could mark an unprecedented and remarkable divergence in the way different age groups vote. If the opinion polls are anything like accurate, the expected Conservative victory will be almost entirely the responsibility of voters over the age of 50. The polls suggest that Labour will be crushed when it comes to the…

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The offer to voters

Kate Murray

We asked parliamentarians, Fabians, writers and academics for their Labour policy ideas Although the country is still waiting for the publication of Labour’s manifesto, we already have a good idea of some of the flagship policies it will contain. First, there are the promises which have featured on the campaign trail: 10,000 extra police officers,…