September 30, 2021

London city workers cross bridge

Furlough ends: what now?

The government’s job scheme is ending at a time of record job vacancies. But will the newly unemployed really help to solve the supply chain crisis?

Labour Party leader Keir Starmer poses for a portrait on the beach during an area visit on September 27, 2021 in Worthing, West Sussex. Labour return to Brighton for their in-person 2021 conference from Saturday 25 to Wednesday 29 September. This will be Keir Starmer's first conference as party Leader.

Keir Starmer’s speech is a breakthrough

Starmer is under no illusion that the journey back to power will be easy. But his sections on crime, education and the promise of scientific innovation in healthcare were powerfully delivered.