Left for Dead?: The Strange Death and Rebirth of the Labour Party Lewis Goodall William Collins, 352pp, £20 Over the past decade, defending New Labour's record has become the toughest job in British politics. Labour's great election winner is easily the most unpopular post-war Prime Minister. Despite Brexit, David Cameron receives higher favorability ratings with the electorate. Nowhere… Continue reading Left for Dead: The Land that Labour Forgot?
Over the autumn, Britain will encounter political drama of the highest order. Theresa May – forced to test her strength in a vote on the Brexit deal – will rely on Labour rebels and Tory enemies to pass it through. It will be the biggest knife-edge vote since Maastricht in 1993, when Tory rebels came… Continue reading Ambush and Retreat: Why the Brexiters Risk a Repeat of Maastricht Defeat this Autumn