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.


Five of the best political adverts: Britain deserves better

Music played a major role in one of the UK Labour Party’s 1997 general election broadcasts, which is the most powerful of all the ones I’ve seen ‘live’ at the time of broadcast. … 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 »