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Big differences in emphasis from possible leaders

June 20, 2020 4:09 PM

ppfsThe party leadership contest is underway with each candidate outlining ideas for our future direction. There are some major differences in emphasis and an interesting exchange of ideas as the campaigning gets underway in earnest

Ed. Davey has been outlining his Green Investment Plan as a core part of creating a post-Covid world with proposals to invest £150bn in green projects over three years as a way to transform the economy

Wera Hobhouse has been calling for a progressive alliance, around common goals: climate action, a massive social house building programme and a renaissance of our welfare state.

Layla Moran has edited a new booklet "Build Back Better", which advocates a more left of centre set of policies as part of the process of rethinking what the party stands for.

Early days but members really can't say that they're not being offered distinctive choices.