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This Woman Can

In 1997, a Labour government swept to power promising to transform our country. And the election of 101 women to the government benches promised to transform our politics too. Featuring contributions from the 1997 generation as well as those who followed in their footsteps.
Edited by Sally Keeble
March 2017

1997, women and Labour - 20 years on

The 418 Labour MPs elected in 1997 kicked out a Tory government. The 101 of us who were women also transformed our politics. Until that election, parliament had been a largely male preserve and that distorted public policy. We had...

Never Again

What lessons need to be learned from Labour's 2015 election defeat and in particular from the key battleground seats?
Edited by Sally Keeble and Will Straw
July 2015

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