Rob Marchant is a political commentator and former Labour Party manager. As well as his regular columns at LabourList and Labour Uncut, he also contributes to the New Statesman, Left Foot Forward, Harry’s Place, Progress, the Huffington Post and his own blog, The Centre Left.
19 September 2014 03:54 PM
For bonus points, the Prime Minister can now wield the West Lothian question to the advantage of the Tory party
31 August 2014 04:23 PM
Its original aims might have been noble, but it no longer represents mainstream opinion, and has been hijacked by the far-left
23 May 2014 06:35 PM
Labour have done in the latest elections but have failed to connect to the public
09 April 2014 04:34 PM
We have made a mess of our own back yard. We do not need to do the same to the country's labour market.
20 November 2013 12:53 PM
The answer is to stick up for the good trade unionism and kick out the bad
19 September 2013 10:01 PM
Primaries – they pay for themselves and the majority of Labour supporters would take part
08 September 2013 10:00 PM
Some activists see Blairite diehards trying to ‘break the link’ – but this is at best paranoid
29 August 2013 01:58 PM
With a heavier union influence and London's bunker mentality, it looks likely to be a choice of the least worst options for Miliband
05 May 2013 04:19 PM
The last few weeks have been disastrous for Miliband. And this was no turnaround
15 March 2013 03:33 PM
The only surprising thing about this case is that no one seems to have realized Lord Ahmed was an accident waiting to happen
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 100,000 back our campaign
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 2 Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
- 3 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train