Liberal Democrat Newswire #162 came out last week, looking at lessons from Richard Foord’s by-election win and how the party is gearing up for the next general election. … Read the full post »
Read about the Labour Member of Parliament and leader of the Labour Party 2010-2015, Ed Miliband. He stood down as leader after losing the 2015 election.
For more about the former Labour leader, see the excellent Five Year Mission: The Labour Party under Ed Miliband.
The following graph shows all the leaders of the Labour Party who have been in post when the party has been in opposition at the time of at least one round of annual council elections. … Read the full post »
Labour’s new campaigning initiative reminds me of an old Liberal Party saying that elections were but the punctuation marks in community politics. It highlights how important it is from Liberal Democrats to remember that campaigning is more than electioneering. … Read the full post »
As with much else about Ed Miliband, his strategy gains a relative glow when set against which his successor Jeremy Corbyn is doing. … Read the full post »
Behind the bad by-election result for Labour in Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election sits a nightmare which could tear the party apart. … Read the full post »
Labour’s deputy leader Harriet Harman struggled to give the figures on how much a bankers’ tax would raise or how much a job creation plan would cost. … Read the full post »
Iain Watson’s Five Million Conversations is an interesting read, but don’t read it on its own if you want an accurate picture of why the 2015 general election was lost by Labour. … Read the full post »
So bad, I had to double-check at the time that it wasn’t a spoof, but no – it’s real. And still jaw dropping. Meet Bill Shorten from Australia. … Read the full post »
Consider the following statistic a sequel to “What do the academics say? Delivering lots of leaflets works”… … Read the full post »
Labour peer Spencer Livermore has expertly summarised what went wrong for Labour in the 2015 general election, … Read the full post »