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Interview: Lisa Nandy—the challenges facing the Labour Party

The MP for Wigan on Labour’s troubling summer and how to move forwards

By Alex Dean  

The Labour Party is a deeply tribal place. Corbynites and Blairites have spent years waging a fierce internal war, and over time the feeling has grown that some MPs have fallen prey to group-think, thinking in factions rather than really weighing the arguments for themselves.

You could not make that criticism of Lisa Nandy, who has earned a reputation as one of Westminster’s hardest-working, most independent-minded politicians. Elected as MP for Wigan in 2010, she is frequently touted…

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