“7000 attendees, more than 500 delegates, dozens of well known German and European politicians, and one notable elderly man in a wheelchair – Helmut Schmidt.

Today is the start of the SPD Partietag in Berlin (live news in German here), the German Social Democrats’ equivalent of Labour Party Conference, and I’m attending as an international guest thanks to my work as an Associate Fellow of IPPR. Three days of debates and speeches lie ahead.”

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