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Livingstone: Londoners won’t know what I’m planning until after I’m elected

15 March 2011 10:41

Ken Livingstone was out on the stump in Croydon yesterday. So far, Livingstone has not made any election pledges; his…

The Islamic Republic of Tower Hamlets

22 October 2010 18:28

Andrew Gilligan explains why Lutfur Rahman’s victory in Tower Hamlets is a potentially alarming development. Obviously, this is a humiliation…

Labour caves to divisive Livingstone

24 September 2010 16:10

If I was a member of the Labour party I would be feeling pretty uneasy this afternoon as news of…

From the archives: Labour election special

24 September 2010 12:19

A double hit from the Spectator archives, this week, in recognition of events in Labour land. The first is a…

Boris v Ken, round 2

24 September 2010 10:19

What we have long expected has now been confirmed: Ken Livingstone will be Labour’s candidate against Boris in 2012. From…