Pure Shores: Labour’s Forgotten Patriot?

Euroscepticism has a long tradition in the Labour Party. Leaders from the party's right, left and centre – be it Hugh Gaitskell, Michael Foot, Neil Kinnock or Jeremy Corbyn – have at various points campaigned against British membership of the EEC/EU. Historically, Labour worked to accommodate both sides of the European debate in its coalition... Continue Reading →

Left for Dead: The Land that Labour Forgot?

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 →

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