Lisa Nandy’s Diary: Listening for Labour, why 40 seconds is not a debate, and how green is the route to red

To earn the trust of communities that once proudly returned Labour MPs means we need a leader who is proud to be from those communities. 

I’m standing for the leadership of the Labour Party because our election result in December was shattering and a long time coming. Nevertheless, I believe our route back to power doesn’t have to be long. We have, over decades, lost the trust and confidence of many of the people we exist to represent, but I know we can win it back.

To earn the trust of communities that once proudly returned Labour MPs means we need a leader who is proud to be from those communities, has skin in...
source: New Statesman

2020-01-23 12:44
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