Conservative Party peer and the largest private funder of public political polling in the UK, Lord Ashcroft, is back with some new focus groups. … Read the full post »
Read about the Labour MP for Islington North and life-long Eurosceptic who was elected leader of the Labour Party in 2015. He was succeeded by Keir Starmer in April 2020.
You can also find out more about Corbyn in Rosa Prince’s biography, Comrade Corbyn.
Since this site started in 2009, I’ve been tracking each year which was the most popular blog post. Let’s take a trip down memory lane. … Read the full post »
Yesterday Labour MP Diane Abbott spoke at an event alongside several apologists for the Chinese government’s treatment of Uyghurs, behaviour which amounts to genocide. … Read the full post »
Forced to choose, four times as many Lib Dem voters would go for a Labour government headed by Keir Starmer than a Conservative one headed by Boris Johnson. … Read the full post »
1979 is now a long time ago. But like 1945 its political lessons – or supposed lessons – still echo, feeling relevant to very contemporary questions. … Read the full post »
What to make of the Lib Dem general election so far, the MRP data and the number of Lib Dem leaflets? Liberal Democrat Newswire #132 has some of the answers. … Read the full post »
A standard rule of expertise is that the more you know about the topic, the more you are aware of the limitations of your knowledge. … Read the full post »
Following the Boris Johnson – Jeremy Corbyn TV election debate, YouGov carried out a super-quick poll of people who watched the debate to judge the winner. … Read the full post »
The appropriateness of a debate format should be measured by how well it reflects the current political situation in the country. … Read the full post »
The Liberal Democrats have lodged a formal complaint to ITV for excluding Jo Swinson from their election debate and warned, “failing to have Liberal Democrats in the debate is misrepresenting the current political reality.” … Read the full post »