Archive for January 29th, 2013

Lessons from Bradford West

A new report about the political lessons from Labour’s by-election loss in Bradford West makes for interesting reading. The author locates Labour’s shocking defeat in an electorate fed up with being treated as voting fodder by local Labour politicians, alienated from the democratic process by an ossified Labour machine, and wanting to be represented by  a ‘real’ Labour, and not a ‘new’ Labour, candidate. This will chime with many in Tower Hamlets!

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