In May of this year, despite losing the General Election, the Labour Party in the North West, and in particular locally in Blackburn and Darwen performed well and showed its policies were supported by the majority of the electorate.
In Blackburn Labour made significant gains and is the largest party on the Council with 31 seats. [...]
It’s the end of the first term of this Conservative/Liberal Democrat government.
It’s been fascinating but above all extraordinary, as these two parties have entered a new upside-down world.
Take penal policy. I am tough on crime, as well as tough on the causes of crime.
What I could guarantee as a Minister is that whatever we did on [...]