Labour must come together if it is to stand any chance of winning the impending general election.
As the Palace of Westminster crumbles around it, parliament is in need of similar renovation works.
With only a matter of days until Britain has a new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson appears to be boxing himself into a strategy of no deal or bust.
Labour needs to build the case for a better future beyond Brexit, or risk getting lost in the din.
Tribune Editor-at-large Chris McLaughlin takes stock of 2018 and looks to the challenges of the year ahead.
Finding a way into power is hard enough without stubborn opposition from within Labour.