Read about the 1997 general election in which Tony Blair led the Labour Party to a landslide election victory, replacing John Major as Prime Minister.


Before politicians had YouTube campaign clips…

… some of them made campaign videos on good old VHS tapes and sent them to voters, as this example from then Lib Dem MP Brian Cotter shows. … Read the full post »


Will it be ‘the economy, stupid’ in 2015?

Quite how traumatic the events of Black Wednesday were to the Conservative Party’s reputation are easy to overlook nearly twenty-five years on, but until then the century had seen four full-scale financial crises rocking the country’s economy – and every one had taken place under a Labour government. … Read the full post »