Andy Burnham

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Time to End the Disaster of Rail Privatisation

(12) Comments | Posted 5 August 2015 | (18:21)

In their final term of 18 years in government, the Tories broke up British Rail, creating the fragmented privatised network that we experience today.

They shouldn't have had the chance to commit this vandalism - a Labour Party divided and hampered by the hard left through the 1980s failed to...

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A Two Generations Budget, Cementing the Divide Between Young and Old

(7) Comments | Posted 9 July 2015 | (09:33)

What is George Osborne's problem with young people? In the last Parliament, he made them bear the brunt of the early cuts and today he's done the same. This was not a One Nation Budget, but the Two Generations Budget - cementing the divide between young and old.

The withdrawal...

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Labour Must Speak to Every Corner of the Country If We Are to Win Again

(28) Comments | Posted 18 June 2015 | (08:14)

The most important thing about last night's debate was to start reaching out again to potential Labour voters.

We need to speak to people in every corner of the country if we are to win again.

And the real victory of last night was in taking one small step in...

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Jeremy Hunt Is Playing a Dangerous Game

(5) Comments | Posted 26 May 2013 | (00:00)

For some time now, Labour has been warning him about building pressure in A&E. For 33 of the 36 weeks he has been Health Secretary, major A&Es have missed his government's target.

He began by simply ignoring us. But then, about a month ago, a new spin operation began: the...

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Reshaping the Education System is our Collective Challenge

(14) Comments | Posted 18 August 2011 | (00:00)

From this morning, young people will begin to feel the full impact of this Government's education policies.

As A Level results are handed out, tens of thousands could miss out on a University place and will need to take agonising decisions about whether to reapply next year...

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