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Labour must wake up to the UKIP threat

October 10, 2014

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With UKIP’s electoral successes in Clacton hitting the headlines, Labour have been quick to distance themselves from the impact of the result with Douglas Alexander claiming it is coalition supporting defectors switching to UKIP. But if you look at the percentage share of the vote results for an imaginary combined Clacton, Heywood and Middleton constituency, […]

How Better Together almost lost the Union

September 21, 2014

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How did the 'No' campaign go from a massive lead in the polls to coming perilously close to losing the Scottish Referendum?

Red, Blue or Purple: Which Labour are you?

June 3, 2011

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You may have heard of the Green Tories or the Orange Lib Dems. Factions who take the party colours and twist them to fit a new vision of what their party should stand for. Well as is typical on the left, Labour has decided that one faction is just not good enough and so has […]