This book tells you more about the demographics of party members than anything you will hear from the usual commentators.
Posts Tagged: Social Class
Our research with low-income voters in some of these areas revealed that many are not expecting miracles. They simply want better local services.
Before pumping more funding into the public sector, we must restore the habit of making sure we have the money in the bank before we start spending it.
There is deprivation and lower educational attainment in the southern new towns, coastal communities, inner cities and rural coldspots.
Ryan Bourne: A British overspill from America’s result. Why the debate on the right over economics will now intensify.
Stateside narratives have a tendency to be imported into UK politics – one of the knock-on effects of this messy Presidential election outcome.
If they can’t make a real impact on the lives of working class voters in provincial seats, Johnson will meet the same electoral fate as Trump.
James Frayne: Coastal towns – next for the Conservatives after the Red Wall seats. And essential for a shore-to-shore majority.
I will be returning regularly to this theme: the need to create a mainstream English and Welsh majority from shore to shore.
Darren Grimes: Out of office but in power. How the Left keeps losing elections, yet gets its way nonetheless.
Each time rioting is ignored by the police, we move one stop closer to allowing a tyrannical Twitter-dwelling minority to become very powerful indeed.
James Frayne: Our national political conversation is unrepresentative. Metro London is heard loud and clear. The provinces, scarcely at all.
They don’t talk about politics in daily life; don’t write to local or national newspapers; most importantly, they’re not politically active online.
Raghib Ali: Systemic classism, not racism. Why the main factor in health and educational inequalities is deprivation, not race.
There is now no overall ‘white privilege’ in health or education or overall ‘BAME disadvantage’. These categories are outdated and unhelpful.
Poor, white, working-class children are the group most in need to help. But theirs is not a fashionable cause.
Anand Menon: Our latest research finds that the Conservatives are divided on economics, but united on culture.
The Tories have an interest in a focus on values. Reports suggest that some in Downing Street are encouraging Johnson to launch a ‘war on woke’.
As with Brexit, the fundamentals of the Tory position are much stronger than they may seem to be.
The ideas of that decade are still with us, staggering around like a zombie in a garish “Global Hypercolor” t-shirt.
As a rule, the Conservatives are unclear about the politics of equality and identity. But there’s at least one Minister who isn’t.