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Labour conference: Beware the ‘West Lothian question’

The constitutional issue hangs over Labour's conference like a spectre at the feast

By Jonathan Derbyshire  

Jon Cruddas, head of Labour's policy review. © Yorkshire Labour Euro Team

The first MP I saw when I arrived at the Labour conference this morning was Jon Cruddas, the head of the party’s policy review. On my way to the conference centre, I’d been thinking about a fascinating interview with Cruddas by Mary Riddell In yesterday’s Sunday Telegraph. The main topic of conversation, inevitably, was the fallout from the Scottish independence referendum and the challenge David Cameron…

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