Isabel Hardman Isabel Hardman

One Nation vaccination

Congratulations to Jon Cruddas, Labour’s policy review chief, for managing to produce a front page headline. Cruddas is famed for holding lengthy fringe events and interviews where he manages either to say nothing of interest or else says something that needs translating several times before it makes sense – one special adviser recently told me that he’d found, on the sixth time of reading, that a speech by this guru on ‘statecraft’ actually contained some very good ideas – and so the Times front page story that he wants parents to lose their child benefit if they refuse to give...

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