The Briefing – 5/6/17

We’ve been here before, haven’t we? Campaigning resumes today after a terrorist attack days ago, the second since the General Election was called and the third in three months. Like it or not, security looks as though it will dominate the rest of the election. The election itself is less than a week away. Celebrate, […]

Nationalisation at the forefront of Labour’s ‘radical’ manifesto

Jeremy Corbyn pledged the biggest expansion of the state into public life since the 1970s as he launched the party’s manifesto this morning. Labour’s manifesto launch was expected to be a throwback. Higher taxes for the rich, renationalisation of utilities, and public ownership of transport. The appearance of the party’s 1992 election song ‘All Together […]