|Contributions||University of Bristol. Department of Politics., Political Studies Association.|
The history and future of Britain’s Labour Party book, which asks whether Labour is a party of protest or one of power. He delved into the factors behind the party’s recent shift to the Author: Filippos Letsas. This shift mirrors a long standing debate in sociology, between Karl Marx and Pierre Bordieu, which will ultimately take the future of the Labour party back to the strategy of the last 40 years: that the best way to tackle class is to not talk about it. On Monday 6 April, Jeremy Corbyn served his last day in office. Just days later, Bernie. The Nation's Rachel Shabi analyzes why Labour was crushed in the last election. She also explores what this says about the future of political . On 26 July the Constitution Unit held a launch event for a new book by Alan Renwick and Jean-Benoit Pilet on the ‘personalisation’ of electoral systems. At the event Alan Renwick outlined the book’s key findings, which were then discussed by electoral experts Justin Fisher, Darren Hughes and Roger Scully. Zander Goss reports on the event.
Speak for Britain! charts Labour's rise to power by re-examining the importance of the First World War, the General Strike of , Labour's breakthrough at the general election, the influence of post-war affluence and consumerism on the fortunes and character of the party, and its revival after the defeats of the Thatcher era. Finally, in Reviews: One solution was proposed by a breakaway group of MPs, eight from Labour, three from the Conservatives, whose new party – the cumbersomely named Independent Group for Change or Change UK – was. Electoral challenges for Labour and the left fairer and more sustainable future, focusing on areas of agreement rather than party tribalism. the Labour party’s dependence on their votes. James P. Allan Introduction 3 5 The Conservatives clearly feel that the ‘Winter of Discontent’ remains an emotive image in the minds of the electorate -- it was still a feature of their electoral and advertising campaigns of and beyond. 6 When asked about the Labour Party in a recent edition of the Fabian Review (Vol. , 5: 10), one commentator.
“This is obviously a very disappointing night for the Labour Party with the result that we've got,” Mr. Corbyn said after winning his north London electoral seat. First published in This study draws upon empirical findings on party activists, members and voters. It examines the origins and nature of Labour’s crisis in the s, showing how the split leading to the formation of the SDP was merely a manifestation of deeply rooted problems which went back many years. Labour has taken the first positive step in electing a credible leader. We really have to set our own house in order first with leadership election and deciding on future party direction. Labour MP Clare Curran’s recent rants and attacks on the internet will seem to many both puzzling and peculiar. She has told the Green Party to get out of Labour’s territory, has taken a leaf out of Winston Peter’s book in railing against a fanciful threat from China, and has lashed out at .