General election 2019

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Boris Johnson warned against a ‘chicken run’ to a safer seat
The former prime minister could swap constituencies now that his own might be in danger at next general election

Michael Savage Policy editor

15, Apr, 2023 @2:46 PM

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A bellwether seat? Labour candidate sees beating Boris Johnson as key to power
Danny Beales, who hopes to oust former PM, says Uxbridge and South Ruislip deserves ‘full-time MP’

Matthew Weaver

12, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Could tactical voting save Britain from the Tories? | Letters
Letters: John Lynch and Declan O’Neill respond to an article on how tactical voting, as seen in the recent byelections, could reshape British politics. Plus a letter from David Smith


26, Jun, 2022 @4:42 PM

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Manifesto review – Corbyn’s campaigners keep calm and carry on in Labour election film
Daniel Draper’s sombre film follows socialist Merseyside activists on the gruelling campaign trail in the 2019 general election

Peter Bradshaw

14, Jun, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Billionaire Tory backer turns against Johnson following sleaze and scandals
Phones4U boss John Caudwell says he may withdraw support for the party and the prime minister

Michael Savage

25, Dec, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Nigel Farage’s Brexit party saved Labour seats in 2019 election, analysis finds
Experts say while party failed to win a seat they may have denied Boris Johnson a landslide by splitting vote

Heather Stewart

03, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Tax hikes, empty shelves and fuel shortages – why do the Tories look so invincible? | Phil Burton-Cartledge
However badly Boris Johnson’s government performs, it will continue to benefit from older voters’ desire for certainty, says author and academic Phil Burton-Cartledge

Phil Burton-Cartledge

08, Oct, 2021 @10:30 AM

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Labour didn’t lose its ‘red wall’ – it never had one | David Edgerton
The idea that working-class people voted Labour until Brexit came along is a fiction only the Conservatives benefit from, says modern history professor David Edgerton

David Edgerton

09, Jul, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Should Labour go big on radical change? | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to former leader Ed Miliband’s thoughts on a future direction for the party


14, Jun, 2021 @4:26 PM

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Labour needs a new agenda – not a return to Corbynism | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to an article by Owen Jones about Keir Starmer’s record so far


14, Apr, 2021 @4:06 PM

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Four aides to PM suggested Tory-linked firm for Cabinet Office work
Staff including Dominic Cummings recommended hiring Public First for research on ‘levelling up’

David Conn

15, Mar, 2021 @1:02 PM

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Tory party illegally collected data on ethnicity of 10m voters, MPs told
Information commissioner says data was voluntarily deleted amid concerns about ‘weak’ enforcement

Damien Gayle

26, Jan, 2021 @4:58 PM

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