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25/5/2018

I write this week’s newsletter on a train - or, rather, on four separate trains - winding my way from Warwickshire to Cumbria. Last night I was lucky enough to watch King Lear at Stratford’s Royal Shakespeare Theatre. A foolish leader rips his country apart through hub...

19/5/2018

I was in Sheffield this week, meeting with local businesses to discuss the future for South Yorkshire. The truth is that Brexit - if it happens - will be a terrible blow for the city and the surrounding region. South Yorkshire’s economy is intimately intertwined with E...

18/5/2018

Moved by Lord Adonis

At end insert “and, in the light of the vital importance of the issues raised to the future of the United Kingdom, this House urges the Leader of the House to make representations to government colleagues to ensure amendments made by the House of Lo...

14/5/2018

Last Friday I visited the proposed site of the Tidal Barrage in Swansea. This exciting scheme - the first of a whole programme of tidal barrages to produce green energy across Britain - would completely rejuvenate and regenerate Swansea port. It would bring thousands o...

14/5/2018

In my New Statesman column this week I argue that politicians can no longer escape the fact that a rethink on Brexit is necessary.

Read more here:  

http://www.theneweuropean.co.uk/top-stories/andrew-adonis-brexit-labour-house-of-lords-1-5511947

4/5/2018

Like campaigners up and down the country, I spent much of this week knocking on doors and asking people to vote in the local elections. I campaigned for fantastic candidates across London, including in Chingford and Barnet, many of whom have been elected and will serve...

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Andrew Adonis is a Labour peer, author, and leading campaigner for a People's Vote