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.


PODCAST – Where next for the Liberal Democrats? What the data says, with Tim Bale

Following the publication of the research report Where next for the Liberal Democrats?, I invited one of its co-authors, Professor Tim Bale, back on the show to talk about what the report found and the lessons for future Lib Dem strategy. … Read the full post »