Is the UK Labour Party dead?



All you need to know about the world this 
week
SEE ALL ISSUES
EDITOR'S LETTER
Our world this week
FEATURE
The Balkan chessboard
FEATURE
The Saudi siege
FEATURE
Is Europe solving its migrant crisis or just outsourcing suffering?
FEATURE
How super-agents are changing the face of football
www.bbc.co.uk
Growing up in Belfast - BBC News
www.theguardian.com
Put to the vote: German nursery where children make the decisions
www.theguardian.com
India after partition: then and now – in pictures
www.newyorker.com
Julian Assange, a Man Without a Country
apnews.com
Arctic voyage finds global warming impact on ice, animals
www.theatlantic.com
Is the World Slouching Toward a Grave Systemic Crisis?
DEBATE
POLITICS
Is the UK Labour Party dead? 4

Britain’s Labour Party boasts more members than any other political party in the EU, and they re-elected Jeremy Corbyn, its socialist leader, with a thumping majority last year. But the broader electorate seems not to share their faith. Indeed, according to a new report by the socialist Fabian Society, which helped found Labour, the party is on course to win fewer than 200 seats at the next election - its worst performance since 1935. Labour has recovered from seeming electoral oblivion in the past, winning three landslide victories from 1997 to 2005 after 18 years in opposition. Is this time different?

read more
Share Opinion
LATEST
LEADING
L
Add bio
contributions - pts
Submit
A journalistic initiative Sponsored by:
american-express-sponsor
About this
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website.
If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies from this website.
OK