Your support keeps us publishing. Follow this link to subscribe to our print magazine.

Labour’s Limited Ambition

By refusing to borrow or raise taxes, Labour is betting all its chips on growth to fund public spending — with no credible plan to stimulate it.

(Photo by Ian Forsyth/Getty Images)

When it comes to the limits of Labour’s ambitions for economic change, it is hard to know where to begin. In just a few weeks leading up to the Labour conference, the party has backtracked on three fundamentals that once underpinned its programme: green industrial investment, reforms to workers’ rights, and tax justice. In all […]

Sorry, but this article is available to subscribers only. Please log in or become a subscriber.