Britain on the brink
THE appointment of a new shadow cabinet is an opportunity for the Labour Party to face up to the challenge Theresa May’s bleak new Britain presents.
Jeremy Corbyn has again reached out, appointing to his top team MPs who held high rank under Tony Blair, MPs who resigned from the shadow cabinet in June and MPs whose politics have little in common with his. But with key positions held by allies, it is to be hoped the shadow cabinet presents a more unified front in Parliament and to the country than its pre-referendum predecessor did.
Corbyn is right to keep those who stayed loyal throughout... read more