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Its original aims might have been noble, but it no longer represents mainstream opinion, and has been hijacked by the far-left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
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