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Cruel and unusual times for Labour

First question—what is the Labour party for?

By Gisela Stuart   December 2015

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These are cruel and unusual times for many Labour MPs. Some of us still recall that even the worst day in government is better than the best day in opposition. But these memories are fading. There is anger in the Labour party and, without focus and purpose, that anger will become destructive.

Jeremy Corbyn, our leader, has a massive mandate from Labour’s membership and its group of wider supporters. But—and this is hardly a state secret—he and the Parliamentary Labour…

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