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.


Who is ahead in the Lib Dem leadership race? Read survey results in Lib Dem Newswire #126

Liberal Democrat Newswire #126 contains the results of a survey of party members on who they are going to vote for as the next Liberal Democrat leader and why. … Read the full post »