Read my posts featuring the Labour Party leader and Prime Minister (1964-70, 1974-76), Harold Wilson. Like Tony Blair, he was good at winning elections but often accused by opponents within the party of not supporting a true Labour approach.

Media & PR

Media spin, 1966 vintage

During the 1966 general election campaign, Prime Minister Harold Wilson visited the Birmingham Rag Market for a public meeting… … 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 »