The Liberal Democrats’ stunning win in North Shropshire should send the coldest of shivers down Conservative spines. However, do the problems lie at the top or are they more profound?
“His book is one of the best written, easy to read memoirs I have recently read” is how Kim Darroch’s autobiography has been described. Read more to see why.
The Conservatives may have won the Old Bexley and Sidcup by-election but Labour made gains, and Reform UK also retained its deposit. Do minor parties hold more sway by appealing to angry voters, and if not, where is their receptacle? Without them, can Reform UK chart a successful path into the future?
The 2019 UK election was just over 2 years ago, but the country continues to realign politically. This book delves into the granular issues which saw dyed-in-the-wool Labour voters elect Conservatives for the first time, and may offer Labour a path back to power.
Americans went to the polls last week and resoundingly rejected President Biden and the Democrats. Having lost ground for the first time in decades in some parts of the country, where does the future lie for the Democrats, who can they attract support from, and where do they go from here?
Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party has been returned to power with a surprisingly large majority – again. Their 70 years of near unbroken rule can thank a combination of pork-barrel strategy, rural voters, and the elderly. Is this good for democracy?
Politics is so often about the ‘what ifs’: What if President Trump had died of Covid-19, what if the UK had introduced a new voting system, or what if Corbyn had resigned in 2017? Such questions are answered in this acclaimed book which our Head of Research Sophia has reviewed.