As with the Liberal Democrats, there’s plenty of controversy in Labour over the right campaigning lessons to learn from the 2015 general election. … Read the full post »
Read about the American community campaigner Arnie Graf, who was brought in to help the Labour Party during Ed Miliband’s time as leader.
The 70-year-old Chicago-based political activist who mentored a young Barack Obama, and pledged to sweep Ed Miliband into Downing Street with his unique brand of community organising has returned to the United States. … Read the full post »
In one ward in Lancashire, Labour identifiers were 33% likely to vote if you never contacted them. If you contact them once it goes up to 45%, if you contact them twice it goes up to 65%. Contact them three times and it rises to 75%. … Read the full post »
Superficially, the story in Lancashire last week was of huge Labour gains, falling just short of getting control of the county council. Dig a bit further, however, and Labour’s result raises questions about the party’s organisational revival. For Labour, Lancashire should be the heart of their great organisational revival. It is where Arnie Graf and … Read the full post »