Labour to give councils power to seize boarded-up shops

Abandoned buildings could be turned into community centres in push to revive high streetsLabour will allow councils to seize abandoned shops to give them a new lease of life as cooperatives or community centres, a policy designed to revive struggling h…

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Labour to give councils power to seize boarded-up shops

Abandoned buildings could be turned into community centres in push to revive high streetsLabour will allow councils to seize abandoned shops to give them a new lease of life as cooperatives or community centres, a policy designed to revive struggling h…

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Corbyn wishes Amazon ‘many happy tax returns’ on its 25th anniversary

Labour leader sends barbed message to the online retailer’s founder, Jeff BezosThe Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, has sent a barbed birthday card to Jeff Bezos to mark Amazon’s 25th anniversary, wishing the company “many happy tax returns” and demanding…

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Corbyn’s destructive ambiguity on Brexit has failed | William Keegan

The consensus around Labour’s Euroscepticism is collapsing. The party must change its stance radically, and urgentlyI am told that, shortly before the elections for the European parliament, Jeremy Corbyn was flirting with the idea of being less hostile…

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Labour to end energy consumer ‘rip-off’ and renationalise network

Jeremy Corbyn and Rebecca Long-Bailey will say heat and electricity are a human rightLabour will announce plans on Thursday to seize back control of Britain’s energy network from private shareholders in an effort to fight climate change and end fuel po…

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The value of a customs union and striking deals | Letters

Richard Tudway says Britain is a small bit in a much bigger picture, Martin London thinks the country is run by salesmen, David Lawrence addresses the Irish border, Christopher Clayton and Brian Willan have different takes on Michael Morpurgo’s Brexit …

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Labour to set out plans to decarbonise UK and fulfil green jobs pledge

Party says Labour government would tackle climate change by starting economic revolutionLabour is to set out how the UK can move swiftly to a decarbonised future to tackle the unfolding climate crisis and put “meat on the bones” of its promise to creat…

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