A group of Labour figures have contributed to The Purple Book, which some modernisers hope will deter the apparent move to
the left and dilute New Labour’s twin obsessions with the City and the public sector. There’ll be more on the book at the forthcoming Labour conference, but here is a discussion about it on today’s
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