Jake Short writes on Transport for London’s billion pound bailout and the conflict between London’s regional powers, Labour and Conservatives going head to head, potentially repeating history.
Category Archives: Labour
A New Leader, A New Time for the Labour Party, but Big Challenges Remain
Lewis Virgo writes on Keir Starmer’s victory and what the Labour party must learn from the 2019 General Election to improve in 2024.
Runnymede and Weybridge Candidate Hustings- What you need to know
On Monday 25th November Royal Holloway’s Politics and International Relations Society hosted the Runnymede and Weybridge candidate hustings. Find out about the candidates and their performance, who are hoping to win your vote at the General Election on December 12th.
By Thomas Sherlock It’s 1981 all over again…kind of. Instead of the ‘Gang of Four’ (4 MPs who broke away from Labour to form the Social Democratic Party in 1981), there is a ‘Magnificent Seven’. Angela Smith, Ann Coffey, Chris Leslie, Chuka Umunna, Gavin Shuker, Mike Gapes and Luciana Berger have resigned from the LabourContinue reading “Independence Day”
Despatch Box on #GE2017
By Rob Johnston So it’s finally the big day to head down to your polling station and exercise your democratic right! Will this election be as people predicted when it was first announced, or will things not be quite as they seemed? As the polls begin to come out and we start to getContinue reading “Despatch Box on #GE2017”
Should Theresa May Trust the Polls?
By Daniel Atherton The 2015 General Election, British Referendum on the EU, and 2016 US Presidential Election all displayed conclusively that polls simply can’t be trusted. And yet, Prime Minister Theresa May is basing her newest attempt to gain a greater majority in the House of Commons, and as such a more secure route toContinue reading “Should Theresa May Trust the Polls?”
In Conversation With: Labour Supporters – The Labour Leadership contest
Izabela Pawlic The result of the referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership in the European Union had profound effects not only one the public sphere, economy but also on parties and politics in the UK.