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The most marginal Tory-held seat in England

Firstly some background – I was the Labour candidate in Southampton Itchen in June’s general election, the seat that we lost by 31 votes to the Conservatives making it now the most marginal Tory held seat in England. I am...

The rise of youth

Does age now trump class in British politics?
Labour’s surprise success in June’s election, gaining 32 seats and winning 40 per cent of the popular vote, has quickly been absorbed within a new narrative about the rise of youth. Before the...

A final push

Labour won this campaign – but its task at the next election will be a complicated one, as Lewis Baston explains
One should not slip into thinking that Labour ‘won’ the 2017 election. The Conservatives were still ahead on votes and...

Politics in the platform age

The election marked a turning point and a radical Labour victory is now within grasp, argues Jeremy Gilbert

What made the extraordinary and unexpected result of the 2017 election possible? Several popular explanations have been widely circulated. The first attributes the result...

From the margins

Many who have not engaged with politics before are now speaking out. We need to listen to them - Shaista Aziz

The political landscape in Europe and the USA has sent more than a few journalists, political editors, and commentators into...

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