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.


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 »