Brian Wilson

Jeremy Corbyn's radical policies may look attractive many people who are contemptuous of what the political system is delivering. Picture: Getty

Brian Wilson: Don’t dismiss New Old Labour

In the mad-dog days of the 1980s, I would apply a simple test to proceedings at Labour Party conferences. Emerging on to the streets of Blackpool or Brighton, would you want normal citizens enjoying the sunshine to witness what was going on in there? If the answer was “certainly not”, then Labour had a problem – which it ultimately addressed and resolved.

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