Labour: A Lost Cause?
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Can Labour win again? And what would it take to turn the party’s fortunes around? After the catastrophic Corbyn defeat of 2019, polling of the public has consistently put the Conservative government significantly ahead of Keir Starmer’s Labour opposition. It’s tough opposing a government battling a pandemic but are the problems Labour face much more deep-seated than that? We join Sebastian Payne, Whitehall Editor for the FT (Broken Heartlands) the Professor of Politics at Queen Mary University of London Tim Bale (The British General Election of 2019) and the broadcaster, journalist and former Labour adviser Ayesha Hazarika to debate the route back to power.