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Launch of Labour for Democracy

Today, an influential group of Labour members are launching a new movement within their party: Labour for Democracy.

Its aim is to reach out to Lib Dems (and possibly Greens as well) in order to prepare a pluralist agenda around progressive issues. Although it does not explicitly say so, it is presumably also preparing the ground for a possible Labour-led coalition after 2015. Their position is based on polling evidence:

On all the major issues  Labour and Lib Dem voters tend to give similar levels of support to broadly  ‘progressive’ value statements, with Labour voters giving slightly stronger levels

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  • User AvatarLester Holloway 26th Jul - 5:49pm
    Tempted to go, esp to speak on the racism motion. But then again, I never get called to speak at conference about race, which I've...
  • User AvatarFiona 26th Jul - 5:41pm
    BTW, I think most of the questions and comments on here are great. Whatever happens, this is a healthy debate and a great opportunity to...
  • User AvatarFiona 26th Jul - 5:32pm
    I'm with David Allan that we risk finding ourselves in a cul-de-sac of our own making. I was checking the politics page on the Guardian...
  • User AvatarSimon Banks 26th Jul - 5:10pm
    This is interesting, but it verges on caricature. If the establishment is people comfortable at the high table, pally with other powerful people and so...
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    "There is no sign of any plateau in our decline, let alone turn round......What new venture/mineral find/technology will drive it ?" Shale gas perhaps? I'm...
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    nvelope2003 The main problem with Corbyn is that he will take the votes of the idealistic and lose the votes of the more conservative traditional...
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