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Labour’s offer must have as much appeal in Stoke as in Stoke Newington

By Olivia Bailey  

To win a General Election, Labour must build a broad electoral coalition. Photo: Pixabay

Labour conference gathers today in the wake of a miserable summer. The anti-semitism crisis has brought shame on the party, and members and elected representatives remain divided.

But for all this, Labour’s fundamental position is unchanged since its strong election performance at the 2017 election. There is still every chance it will form the next government.

Labour only needs to gain 68 seats at the next election to win a majority of one, many fewer to…

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