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.


The intriguingly multi-faceted Ed Miliband

Nick Tyrone has written of his personal experiences of meeting and working with Ed Miliband, ones which help explain what always to me (at a much greater distance) seemed puzzling. … Read the full post »