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.


Get in touch with your members frequently – it’s the way to get people involved, says the research

Today it is back to the work of the trio of party membership experts Paul Webb, Tim Bale and Monica Poletti and what makes party members get active. … Read the full post »