Left Foot Forward

Left Foot Forward is a political blog for progressives. We provide evidence-based analysis on British politics, news and policy developments

13/07/2018 02:26 PM
I love America, but Trump goes against the very core of everything I believe in
For Lib Dem MP Christine Jardine marching against a US president was anathema. Until Donald Trump.

13/07/2018 11:12 AM
I can’t cheer Hunt’s departure. His replacement will be just as toxic to the NHS
Jeremy Hunt leaves the NHS in poorer condition than when he first took the post in 2012. But the new Health Secretary is possibly worse news, Dr Sonia Adesara writes.

13/07/2018 10:09 AM
Trump has emboldened fascist vermin everywhere – but they shall not pass
Hundreds of far-right activists are set to take to the streets to celebrate the visit of the US President. Stand Up To Racism Sabby Dhalu explains why we must confront them.

12/07/2018 03:33 PM
This cinema giant was found acting unlawfully against its workers
And employment tribunal has found Picturehouse Cinemas - the owner of the infamous Ritzy cinema in south London - guilty of unfairly dismissing its staff.

12/07/2018 01:55 PM
Len McCluskey: Here or in the US, Trump is not a friend of trade unions
From racism to toxic trade tariffs, Trump is an enemy of the workers. And trade unionists will not stay silent about it, the Unite general secretary writes.

12/07/2018 01:27 PM
Trump’s visit means bad news for British workers, consumers, and trade
Donald Trump is not the Brexit hero many make him to be. His trade policies are only about deregulation and profiteering.

12/07/2018 10:08 AM
Firefighters will be standing up to Trump – it’s part of our humanitarian mission
As the US President arrives on British soil, Fire Brigades Union official Riccardo La Torre explains why being a firefighter is also about international solidarity.

11/07/2018 03:42 PM
UKIP refused to cooperate with personal data investigation, says ICO
Every other political party cooperated fully with the investigators.

11/07/2018 01:07 PM
Natalie Bennett: Why a Parliamentary vote on Brexit is not enough
The push for a People’s Vote on the final Brexit deal is gaining momentum, fast.  A huge London march last month and a rapidly expanding petition have been bolstered this week by the latest demonstration that we don’t have a government capable of … Continued

11/07/2018 11:41 AM
Academies still wasting taxpayers’ money, say MPs
Education ministers must change the way they scrutinise prospective academies to ensure the schools will actually improve learning and won't just squander taxpayers' money, a damning new report has found.