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Labour: How to lose friends and infuriate people

Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 10 May 2021

It seems a long time since Labour swept to a single party majority victory in last October's election.
Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 10 May 2021
In a mere couple of months, a wildly popular government has managed to annoy almost every imaginable political constituency you care to name.Among most of those constituencies are the voters who delivered Labour an unprecedented single-party majority at the election held just over six months ago.Part of the reason for this is that it has started to govern on normal issues after the unique challenge of covid-19 to which the country has so far risen so well.Part of it is a sneaking fear the government is not only a bit incompetent, but that it is...

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