On the day that Ed Miliband, who usually makes content-free speeches, came up with a policy, Jon Cruddas, who is in charge of Labour’s policy, gave a speech that contained no policy. But I thought its tone of Bipartisan Reasonableness was significant:
Personally, I very much welcomed David Cameron when he began to talk about ‘a social [...]
Jon Cruddas, Ed Miliband’s policy head, gave an interesting speech at the Resolution Foundation yesterday.
Uh oh. The Meaningless Guff Detector has been activated. What the Labour Party has lacked since the last election is an “over-arching story”. Jon Cruddas, the party’s new policy supremo, in an interview with The Observer yesterday is more in the tantalising hints territory than down with the specifics. But he has already abolished 19 [...]
Members of parliament gathered in the House of Commons today to discuss something which has, for far too many years, been sidelined, overlooked and if acknowledged at all, treated with a certain level of complacency; mental health.
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