Delivering on the politics of the periphery

Three years ago in Progress I wrote about the need for what we would now call One Nation Labour. Welcome as this approach is, I remain unconvinced that we have a coherent rural and coastal programme to campaign on, that makes the new brand credible. Whilst the Tories take their rural heartlands for granted, and ideologically reject…

Why does Labour: Coast & Country Matter?

Why does  Labour Coast and Country matter for me – and my local friends here in Sussex by the Sea? Well, the name is the clue – it is relevant to where we live. But why do people like us in places like this need another organisation? Let me explain my personal viewpoint. I am a…