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Why Starmer’s £28bn green pledge U-turn is bad news for the climate, economy and his path to power
Politics

Why Starmer’s £28bn green pledge U-turn is bad news for the climate, economy and his path to power

Ditching the £28bn green investment pledge means Starmer may be seen as uninspiring and saddled with a tepid economy, experts warn

From Boris to Starmer: The man behind Jonathan Pie takes on 2023’s wildest political moments
Politics

From Boris to Starmer: The man behind Jonathan Pie takes on 2023’s wildest political moments

Tom Walker has turned reacting to political moments into an artform through his comic creation Jonathan Pie. He joins the Big Issue to review 2023 in politics

Government in waiting or same old Labour? What we learned from Keir Starmer and party conference
Labour Party

Government in waiting or same old Labour? What we learned from Keir Starmer and party conference

Closed out by a glitter-clad Starmer, Labour’s conference gave us a clear look at what his government might look like. Here’s what we learned

What is a People’s House? The demand made by Keir Starmer’s glittery conference protester
Democracy

What is a People’s House? The demand made by Keir Starmer’s glittery conference protester

Labour constituents most likely to suffer due to Rishi Sunak’s green U-turn, analysis finds
Air Pollution

Labour constituents most likely to suffer due to Rishi Sunak’s green U-turn, analysis finds

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All of Keir Starmer’s u-turns and abandoned policy pledges, from child benefits to private schools
Labour

All of Keir Starmer’s u-turns and abandoned policy pledges, from child benefits to private schools

Labour’s Keir Starmer should take inspiration from Joe Biden on strikes and picket lines
Strikes

Labour’s Keir Starmer should take inspiration from Joe Biden on strikes and picket lines

Shadow mental health minister’s resignation sends ‘worrying message’ about Keir Starmer’s Labour
Politics

Shadow mental health minister’s resignation sends ‘worrying message’ about Keir Starmer’s Labour

Labour reshuffle: Keir Starmer’s new shadow cabinet branded ‘Blairism on steroids’
Politics

Labour reshuffle: Keir Starmer’s new shadow cabinet branded ‘Blairism on steroids’

Harold Wilson’s failure to reform the country is why Keir Starmer needs to listen to history 
John Bird

Harold Wilson’s failure to reform the country is why Keir Starmer needs to listen to history 

Labour says ‘there’s no money left’. We asked experts if that’s true
The economy

Labour says ‘there’s no money left’. We asked experts if that’s true

Why is Keir Starmer being called Sir Kid Starver?
Labour

Why is Keir Starmer being called Sir Kid Starver?

What does Boris Johnson’s resignation mean for Rishi Sunak?
Analysis

What does Boris Johnson’s resignation mean for Rishi Sunak?

4 big issues Rishi Sunak and Keir Starmer failed to address in their speeches
Politics

4 big issues Rishi Sunak and Keir Starmer failed to address in their speeches

Keir Starmer says Labour would tear up anti-trade union laws and defend the right to strike
Strike action

Keir Starmer says Labour would tear up anti-trade union laws and defend the right to strike

‘An ambitious, bold, moonshot mission’: Can Labour’s green jobs strategy fix all of Britain’s problems?
Labour Party Conference

‘An ambitious, bold, moonshot mission’: Can Labour’s green jobs strategy fix all of Britain’s problems?

Will Keir Starmer lead Labour back into government? The view from the party conference in Liverpool
Labour Party Conference

Will Keir Starmer lead Labour back into government? The view from the party conference in Liverpool

Mick Lynch: ‘Nobody knows what Keir Starmer stands for’
Strike action

Mick Lynch: ‘Nobody knows what Keir Starmer stands for’

Keir Starmer: What Labour leader could learn from Neil Kinnock to capitalise on Boris Johnson’s woes
Politics

Keir Starmer: What Labour leader could learn from Neil Kinnock to capitalise on Boris Johnson’s woes

Keir Starmer calls for unity over sanctions on Russian oligarchs
Politics

Keir Starmer calls for unity over sanctions on Russian oligarchs

Starmer accuses Johnson of ‘parroting the conspiracy theories of violent fascists’ with Savile claims
Politics

Starmer accuses Johnson of ‘parroting the conspiracy theories of violent fascists’ with Savile claims

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Labour members vote for £15 minimum wage and increase to statutory sick pay
Employment

Labour members vote for £15 minimum wage and increase to statutory sick pay