Leader's blog

The Budget as an attack on democracy

18 March 2016

A Tory innovation and a new low for a government that regularly shows its contempt for the democratic process

Welcome to 2022: The great green transition has delivered a fairer society

03 March 2016

I was asked by the website Business Green to imagine the UK in 2022 - I had a little fun along the way.

What Can Devolution Do? The Cresc annual lecture in Manchester, November 12, 2015

16 November 2015

I want to focus largely on the positive possibilities of devolution, not the deep and fatal flaws in this government’s approach to it.

Human rights must be at the centre of our foreign policy

12 October 2015

A more stable world improves security for all of us.






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