Labour's missed opportunity

By Alexandra Jones | 05 October 2016
  • Alexandra Jones

With Theresa May’s new government seemingly hesitant about giving its full backing to devolution, Labour had a prime opportunity at conference this week to steal a march on the Conservatives by seizing the cities and devolution agenda and putting it at the heart of party policy.

After all, the party has a strong record in this area, with the creation of devolved assemblies in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland still regarded as among the biggest successes of the Blair Government.

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