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Planning for a post-Labour world

The case for a new political party is overwhelming

By Jolyon Maugham  

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves his home in north London. © Yui Mok/PA Wire/PA Images

I arrived from New Zealand at 17, after a not especially distinguished secondary school career, and met my father, David Benedictus, for the first time (I had learned of his existence only a few weeks earlier). After several months working as a shop assistant in Fenwick’s, Newcastle, I learned from him that there was a clerical job going at BBC Radio, where he then…

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