Blair Foot Header

In 1982 Tony Blair was put up as the Labour Party candidate to contest the safe Conservative seat of Beaconsfield in Buckinghamshire following the death of Sir Ronald Bell MP. Watch now as the spring-heeled, smiley faced young tyro Blair Read the rest

Must Labour Lose Head

The Labour Party is currently at war over its heart, soul, and future. In some cases of dangerous historical rewriting by political commentators, it is also fighting over its past and those of its leadership candidates. So, let us now Read the rest

Liz Kendall

I’m currently working on a dissertation about British Politics and that Dark Art called ‘spin’. Political Spin is a widely used, but little agreed upon term. Within its mouldy folds are practices such as focus groups and polling. These are Read the rest

New Labour's good influence

Blairite columnists such as the laughably fanatical John Rentoul have been casting stones of supercilious pomposity at the current Labour leadership battle that pits Blair/Brown-spawn of different degrees, Candidate A, Candidate B, and Candidate C, against an older, more left Read the rest