Left Foot Forward

Left Foot Forward is the home for UK progressives. We provide evidence-based analysis on British politics, news and policy.

17/08/2018 01:04 PM
Four ways Labour can improve its culture – and build a truly democratic party
Labour's Democracy Review must be about more than the 'nuts and bolts' of our party, writes Omar Salem.

17/08/2018 12:23 PM
From the Tees Valley to Cornwall, politicians are hoping to fix Britain’s privatised bus system
Across the country, authorities are hoping to use new powers to bring the 'London model' for running Britain's buses into force.

17/08/2018 09:34 AM
Why didn’t UK regulators spot the rot at the heart of British banks?
US investigators have revealed the scandalous culture in RBS ahead of the financial crash. But where were British regulators?

16/08/2018 03:05 PM
Anti-Brexit activists just launched a mock campaign to elect a Labour MP as new Tory leader
She has vowed to stay on, despite her local Labour's vote of no-confidence. But could Kate Hoey become the next Conservative leader?

16/08/2018 12:00 PM
Ambulance driving volunteers? Thanks, but no thanks
With a shaky history of patient support, the East of England Ambulance Trust is planning to bring in volunteers to drive emergency vehicles. Alex Mayer MEP gives the plan a red light.

16/08/2018 09:00 AM
Fresh poll reveals: One in six Brits don’t trust the banks
A decade after the financial crash of 2008, the majority of the British public still doesn't trust banks. Simon Youel explains what needs to change.

15/08/2018 03:04 PM
These figures reveal how the government has left social housing tenants behind
A year on from Grenfell, the Tories' new Green Paper on social housing will barely cover the cracks when it comes to the growing precariousness faced by tenants.

15/08/2018 01:24 PM
Poll for LFF: Government would pay ‘heavy price’ for no deal Brexit, say campaigners
BMG poll for Left Foot Forward shows the PM must 'step back from the cliff edge'.

15/08/2018 11:45 AM
EXCLUSIVE: Theresa May would be to blame for ‘no deal’ Brexit outcome, say voters
41% of the British public would hold the Prime Minister responsible - rather than 'saboteurs' or the EU - if we're pulled out of Europe with no deal.

15/08/2018 11:15 AM
Justice4Grenfell activist: Another tragedy like Grenfell could happen again
14 months on, there is still no justice for the victims of Grenfell - and many social housing tenants remain at risk.