Month: December 2019

How Labour failed to connect with the British working class

Eric Shaw, Senior Lecturer in Politics, Faculty of Arts and Humanities Labour entered the UK general election with a double handicap. Brexit was peeling away many of its 2017 voters, especially among the working class in the north of England and West Midlands. Jeremy Corbyn was also hugely unpopular – and perceptions of which leader will make the best prime minister are

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