Jon Cruddas

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Guardian Unlimited
Jeremy Corbyn’s politics are fantasy – just like Alice in Wonderland | Tony BlairThere is a new phenomenon in politics or perhaps the revival of an old one. But
Jeremy Corbyn’s politics are fantasy – just like Alice in Wonderland | Tony Blair
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
There is a new phenomenon in politics or perhaps the revival of an old one. But whatever it is, it is powerful. Someone said to me the other day re Corbyn mania: “You just don’t get it.” I confess they’re right. I don’t get it, but I’m trying hard,... Read more
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Scotsman
SNP to blame for Tory win? Bollocks, says Nicola Sturgeon Nicola Sturgeon speaking at the Edinburgh International Television Festival. P
SNP to blame for Tory win? Bollocks, says Nicola Sturgeon
Scotsman / Posted 6 days ago
Nicola Sturgeon speaking at the Edinburgh International Television Festival. Picture: Ian Georgeson Nicola Sturgeon has described claims that the rise of the SNP contributed to David Cameron... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Does Corbyn’s run indicate that alienation rules?I had thought that my own continuing obsession, as a journalist, with the Iraq
Does Corbyn’s run indicate that alienation rules?
Channel 4 News / Posted 7 days ago
I had thought that my own continuing obsession, as a journalist, with the Iraq war was somehow out of kilter with much of the rest of society. Having travelled to the country during the invasion, and having examined the brutal reality of post-war... Read more
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Independent
Jeremy Corbyn will set up a fund to help people on low incomes become Labour MPsJeremy Corbyn said Labour’s members of parliament needed to be drawn from peopl
Jeremy Corbyn will set up a fund to help people on low incomes become Labour MPs
Independent / Posted 9 days ago
Jeremy Corbyn said Labour’s members of parliament needed to be drawn from people who were facing the brunt of government policy so that they would understand what was at stake. The diversity fund would help party members in the top 100 target seats... Read more
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Romford Recorder
Disused social club raided after illegal immigrant claims The old Rainham Social Club. Picture: Google Maps A disused social club was
Disused social club raided after illegal immigrant claims
Romford Recorder / Posted 14 days ago
The old Rainham Social Club. Picture: Google Maps A disused social club was raided by police after continuous reports from neighbours of it being used to house illegal immigrants. Residents... Read more
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The New Statesman
Discipline over dazzle: Helen Lewis interviews Yvette CooperIn November 1997, not long after Labour’s landslide election victory, the newly
Discipline over dazzle: Helen Lewis interviews Yvette Cooper
The New Statesman / Posted 20 days ago
In November 1997, not long after Labour’s landslide election victory, the newly elected Yvette Cooper wrote a column in the Independent, where she had previously worked as a writer on economics. “Seven months ago, I was still a journalist, delighting... Read more
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Ekklesia
The unexpected rise of Jeremy CorbynOn the 15th June, I happened to be in London at the same time the candidates fo
The unexpected rise of Jeremy Corbyn
Ekklesia / Posted 23 days ago
On the 15th June, I happened to be in London at the same time the candidates for the Labour leader were announced. To my delight, my local MP had responded to requests from constituents like myself, and had nominated Jeremy Corbyn. And that final... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Are you a voter? Think that you know best? Labour doesn'tIn response, Yvette Cooper attacked Burnham for simply lifting his idea of a “N
Are you a voter? Think that you know best? Labour doesn't
Daily Telegraph / Posted 24 days ago
In response, Yvette Cooper attacked Burnham for simply lifting his idea of a “National Rail governing body” from Labour's manifesto. Which was true, but slightly missed the point. Meanwhile, Liz Kendall attacked Corbyn, raging: “Life moved on from... Read more
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Prospect Magazine
Corbynomics: the Prospect panelWould Corbyn’s prescription work? © Lauren Hurley/PA Wire/Press Association Ima
Corbynomics: the Prospect panel
Prospect Magazine / Posted 26 days ago
Would Corbyn’s prescription work? © Lauren Hurley/PA Wire/Press Association Images It’s been over two weeks since a shock YouGov poll put left-winger Jeremy Corbyn in first place for the Labour leadership, and since then he’s vied with Andy Burnham... Read more
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Prospect Magazine
Will Straw: ‘the Labour Party’s primary role is to win power’Labour may struggle to win votes if it doesn’t shake its spending-happy image.
Will Straw: ‘the Labour Party’s primary role is to win power’
Prospect Magazine / Posted 26 days ago
Labour may struggle to win votes if it doesn’t shake its spending-happy image. © Danny Lawson/PA Wire/Press Association Images Of all the unjust and mean-spirited things that the Tories did from 2010 to 2015, the bedroom tax was perhaps the worst.... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The Blairites and the Corbynites have one thing in common: they are both ruining LabourHis team can clearly sense it too, hence the expectation management. And the co
The Blairites and the Corbynites have one thing in common: they are both ruining Labour
Daily Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
His team can clearly sense it too, hence the expectation management. And the constant references to his “mild mannered” character. When he does lose, this will be the rationale. “Jeremy was a bit too nice. Next time we need a candidate who’s a bit... Read more
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heraldscotland
Corbyn: I could do a deal with the SNP“If there’s not a Labour majority but a minority(government) and we have to wor
Corbyn: I could do a deal with the SNP
heraldscotland / Posted 27 days ago
“If there’s not a Labour majority but a minority(government) and we have to work with other parties, probably based on a day-to-day arrangement or a(confidence and) supply arrangement, then do that. “Obviously, you have to work with other parties to... Read more
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International Business Times
Political Times: Westminster takes a break, Corbyn takes off and Cruddas takes aim This week, news from Westminster is fairly slow as MPs have returned to their c
Political Times: Westminster takes a break, Corbyn takes off and Cruddas takes aim
International Business Times / Posted 27 days ago
This week, news from Westminster is fairly slow as MPs have returned to their constituencies and taken post-election holidays as part of the summer recess. But it's not just our parliamentarians who are hotting up in the sun, Labour's leadership race... Read more
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express
I'd do a deal with the SNP to get Labour into power, says Corbyn LABOUR would strike a deal with the SNP to seize power after the next general
I'd do a deal with the SNP to get Labour into power, says Corbyn
express / Posted 27 days ago
LABOUR would strike a deal with the SNP to seize power after the next general election, leadership favourite Jeremy Corbyn has said. Jeremy Corbyn has refused to rule out a deal with... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Andy Burnham fights back in Labour leader race with 'help for everyone' pledge « Shropshire StarThe shadow health secretary, who is the bookies' favourite to succeed Ed Miliba
Andy Burnham fights back in Labour leader race with 'help for everyone' pledge « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 28 days ago
The shadow health secretary, who is the bookies' favourite to succeed Ed Miliband despite a dramatic rise in support for left-winger Jeremy Corbyn, is to outline five pledges aimed at offering "something for people in every postcode". His proposals... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Andy Burnham fights back in Labour leader race with 'help for everyone' pledge Andy Burnham is the bookies' favourite to succeed Ed Miliband Andy Burnham w
Andy Burnham fights back in Labour leader race with 'help for everyone' pledge
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 28 days ago
Andy Burnham is the bookies' favourite to succeed Ed Miliband Andy Burnham will move to regain the initiative in the Labour leadership contest today by publishing a... Read more
28d
express
Exactly why Labour lost the election… and it's not just Ed MilibandREVEALED: LABOUR'S general election disaster was caused by its anti-cuts poli
Exactly why Labour lost the election… and it's not just Ed Miliband
express / Posted 28 days ago
REVEALED: LABOUR'S general election disaster was caused by its anti-cuts policies, according to a party inquest into what went wrong. Labour report says anti-austerity policies -... Read more
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chroniclelive
Labour must listen to North East voters who say they support austerity, warns MP Phil WilsonPhil Wilson, Labour MP for Sedgefield, said: “Even if we don’t like what the el
Labour must listen to North East voters who say they support austerity, warns MP Phil Wilson
chroniclelive / Posted 28 days ago
Phil Wilson, Labour MP for Sedgefield, said: “Even if we don’t like what the electorate are saying, we still have to listen to them.” Jon Cruddas, who led a policy review under former Labour leader Ed Miliband, published the findings of an... Read more
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28d
International Business Times
Labour lost 2015 general election because of 'anti-austerity stance and SNP alliance fears' Jon Cruddas has outlined some "hard truths", as the former policy chief put it,
Labour lost 2015 general election because of 'anti-austerity stance and SNP alliance fears'
International Business Times / Posted 28 days ago
Jon Cruddas has outlined some "hard truths", as the former policy chief put it, to his party. An independent investigation led by the Dagenham and Rainham MP found the British electorate turned their backs on Labour at the general election because of... Read more
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28d
Daily Mirror
This Labour inquiry says the Tories won because voters WANTED austerityThe Tories won the election because voters wanted austerity - and feared Ed Mil
This Labour inquiry says the Tories won because voters WANTED austerity
Daily Mirror / Posted 28 days ago
The Tories won the election because voters wanted austerity - and feared Ed Miliband wouldn't cut enough, a Labour inquiry has found. Mr Cruddas ordered the independent review to examine why the party lost in May - and the results make for grim... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
In 2015 Labour should not be thinking about nationalisationAnd you have still left the railways in private hands because the trains will s
In 2015 Labour should not be thinking about nationalisation
Daily Telegraph / Posted 28 days ago
And you have still left the railways in private hands because the trains will still be lemowned by Train Operating Companies. Unless you want to spend billions on buying the rolling stock, and billions more upgrading it. Here is where proponents of... Read more

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