Editorial: politics and place

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Spring 2018
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The election of Richard Leonard MSP as Scottish Labour leader and recent disputes over the Haringey Development Vehicle in London may at first seem disconnected events. However, both developments speak to key ways in which the complex relations of contemporary politics are being - or have the potential of being - re-drawn, as well as some of the challenges of doing so. They also raise broader sets of questions for the left about the relationships between the local and national, across the different countries of the UK.

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