Jeremy Corbyn scores the worst of the four Labour leadership candidates when voters are asked if they would improve or worsen the party’s chances of winning the next general election, according to a ComRes opinion poll for tomorrow’s Independent on Sunday, shared with the Sunday Mirror.
The poll finds 31 per cent of voters think that [...]
We have our first post-election ComRes opinion poll in The Independent on Sunday tomorrow, shared with the Sunday Mirror.
It has some interesting findings about the Labour leadership election. I shall post the results here this evening, and the full tables will be on the ComRes website.
The voting intention figures use the new ComRes Voter Turnout [...]
There have been big cuts in poor areas and lighter cuts in well-off districts. If there was localised dissatisfaction at the impact of these cuts on services a national poll would not necessarily pick it up.
A surprisingly large share of minimum wage workers are in the top half of the distribution. Indeed, there are more minimum wage earners in the fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth highest deciles than in the bottom two poorest deciles.
Moving rapidly to budget surplus makes us more vulnerable to the next crisis by keeping interest rates low.
Here is the text of Liz Kendall’s speech, “Responsibility and Reform”, delivered at Reuters this morning. (Photo: George Eaton.)
Today I’m here to talk about how Labour restores its economic credibility. How we become the responsible government this country needs – and the reforming government it deserves.
In today’s interdependent world much of our prosperity depends on [...]
Tony Blair came to the Strand Group at King’s College, London, my new academic home, yesterday, as the respondent for a talk by Michael Barber on his new book, How to Run a Government So that Citizens Benefit and Taxpayers Don’t Go Crazy.
The video is here and the transcript is below.
Michael Barber started by talking [...]
I said that, sadly, Sir Anthony hasn’t produced post-tax estimates of the income share of those within the top 1 per cent. Happily, I was wrong on that point.
At the end of last month I interviewed the godfather of inequality research, Sir Anthony Atkinson, for The Independent to coincide with the publication of his new book “Inequality: What can be done?”
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