How liberal is Labour?

Inspired by the Convention on Modern Liberty, has been discussing the pertinent question: how liberal is Labour?

Ed Wallis feels that Gordon Brown missed a trick when he failed to follow through on his ‘on liberty’ speech and constitutional reform paper, but concludes that he “can’t see a meaningful – and successful – new agenda for the left that doesn’t have a liberal core”.

The Fabian Society is holding an event tomorrow evening on the issue, with Baroness Shirley Williams talking to Newsnight’s Michael Crick.

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