Read my posts featuring the work of political scientist, author and professor, Tim Bale. Of particular relevance to this site is his research into political party membership – why people join parties, why they don’t and how they behave when they have.

He is also the author of an excellent book on Ed Miliband’s time as Labour Leader, Five Year Mission.


5 lessons from my 1993 election leaflet: LDN #137

Back in the early days of the lockdown, I caught up on filing old election leaflets and found one of my own. Liberal Democrat Newswire #137, which came out last week, explains the lessons for politics in 2020 from it. … Read the full post »