So today Sadiq Khan was selected as the Labour candidate for one of the most powerful jobs in Politics – Mayor of London. Once again the ‘polls’ got it wrong … Continue reading One Down 2 to go
I know Westminster is often described as a political bubble and therefore anything that is said inside is somehow not worth the same as a ‘real discussion’ on the doorstep! … Continue reading Quick Dip Back Inside the Bubble
Over the years campiagning on the doorstep I was always struck how many people were genuinely floating voters and ‘undecideds’. As we saw in the 2015 General Election people were … Continue reading I’m One of those Annoying Floating Voters
Until I sat down to write this I hadn’t realised how many Labour Party leadership elections I had been through. Like a lot of things in life I still regard … Continue reading Leadership Election Veteran – So Seeking YOUR vote..
In a social media age my timeline this week was filled with new MPs ‘selfie’ photos of them swearing into the new Parliament. Clearly they were ‘official’ selfies from some … Continue reading Parliament Returns – but not for All
I have posted on a regular basis my observations about political discourse and the book Don’t Think of an Elephant. Having just read another round of articles in the press … Continue reading It’s all about the narrative
William Keegan in the Guardian sets it out here. In this helpful article William Keegan finally sets to bed a number of the myths about the spending/overspending debate – the … Continue reading We have given up the economic arguments