After decades of decline, the membership figures of the main political parties are on the rise. But will it make a difference?
Posts Tagged: Ed Miliband MP
Some voters are angry, but anger doesn’t define most people most of the time.
Jarrow goes blue! But May loses her seat! Yet it’s a Tory landslide! The amazing 2020 General Election.
We present dismissible projections drawn from last June’s results…and some electoral trends that are not so dismissible.
Where to begin? Let’s start here…
The ideal is all the more necessary in a polity in which a plurality of just 30-something percent can win you virtually untrammelled power.
The way the Article 50 process works does not aid attempts to halt Britain leaving.
Garry Heath: At this conference, our new leadership has a chance to show our members a little bit of love
Either we widen the membership of political parties and change the way they are funded, or the next stop will be a UK-style Donald Trump.
Lewis Baston: The Party Conference season. So often gripping and thrilling – and never more so than this year.
They will be strange, edgy experiences: I can hardly wait.
Mutuals and social enterprises in Liverpool and Manchester could be under threat.
Following the vote to leave the EU, there is considerable economic uncertainty. Upgrading the energy consumption of our homes would be a quick and easy stimulus.
The cranky Labour leader only got his chance because the Conservatives first beat Miliband and Balls.
Plus: Stingy Liberal Democrats. Stupid Owen Smith. And: at the Edinburgh Festival – and why those right-on comedians don’t get life beyond the M25.
There is still no sign that the Government can find a workable definition.
We will now see the creation of the first task force on modern slavery. Here are further ways for the task force to make progress.
Plus: Trump’s folly, Miliband’s mess, my first West Ham game at the Olympic Stadium – and Margaret Thatcher, Queen of Game Shows.