One of the problems in analyzing the Labour May 7 defeat is that it’s impossible to measure accurately the contributing value of each factor. I said in part one that the Ed Miliband factor is (was) of crucial importance, but other worrying variables have been hanging around in the wings clamouring for some attention: Labour … More The Trials and Tribulations of the British Labour Party, episode 148, Part 2.
GE2015: the ugly aftermath A month and two weeks after the terrible day of May 7, we seem to have run out of Labour-connected people trying to explain just what the hell happened. However – I start sentence two thus, simply to mark Gove’s lastest lunatic foray – there’s perhaps only me left. And … More The Trials and Tribulations of the British Labour Party (episode 148)