Keir Starmer dismantles Labour’s flagship pledge, shredding the party’s £28bn green investment plan. The FT’s Jim Pickard joins Miranda Green and chief political commentator Robert Shrimsley to assess the damage to Labour after weeks of confusion over the policy. And in the week when Liz Truss launched the latest Tory ginger group, the team dissects the Tory party’s threats on the right - including from Reform UK. Plus, FT Ireland correspondent Jude Webber discusses whether a Northern Ireland executive led by a Sinn Féin first minister now moves Ireland closer to reunification.

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Labour’s green U-turn: how Starmer dropped £28bn ‘albatross’

Mandates are overrated - Keir Starmer just needs the win

Sunak urges Northern Irish executive to focus on ‘day-to-day matters’

Northern Ireland revisits the success of ‘constructive ambiguity’

Liz Truss takes aim at Tories for failing to tackle ‘leftwing extremists’

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