red wall

Boris Johnson’s coalition of voters is falling apart

1 January 2022 2:55 am

Boris Johnson enters the third year of his premiership in a much weaker position than when he started it. Alongside…

Does Rishi Sunak really understand red wall voters?

13 November 2021 9:00 pm

Rishi Sunak thinks Boris Johnson goofed badly when he conspiring to upend Commons standards procedures and agrees with his colleagues…

Labour is in last chance saloon

5 June 2021 5:30 pm

If they have any sense – a proposition I will test later – officials from Labour, the Liberal Democrats and…

Why I spoilt my ballot paper

15 May 2021 9:00 am

The headline ‘Government to allow people to hug’ one might have expected to hear on early evening news bulletins in…

How does the ‘red wall’ story end?

15 May 2021 9:00 am

At Redwall Abbey Does fiction provide any guide as to the ultimate fate of Labour’s Red Wall? — Redwall Abbey…

Boris shouldn't take the red wall vote for granted

7 May 2021 7:49 pm

There are two popular reactions to the Hartlepool by-election, which one you favour depending largely on your political tribe. The…

Why did Britain fall out of love with speedway?

1 May 2021 9:00 am

How speedway became Britain’s left-behind sport

Diane Abbott has exposed Keir Starmer's Red Wall dilemma

20 March 2021 6:15 pm

Were Keir Starmer more like Gordon Brown in temperament then by now he’d be throwing his mobile phone at a…

Starmer’s long game: party repair comes before opposition politics

20 March 2021 9:00 am

There’s logic behind the Labour leader’s approach

Left behind: how Labour betrayed its base

28 November 2020 9:00 am

How Labour betrayed its base

Boris's red wall problem

25 July 2020 9:00 am

When Boris Johnson met with his cabinet in person for the first time in four months on Tuesday, his aim…

Will former Labour MPs help the Tories break the ‘red wall’?

7 November 2019 11:19 pm

Will former Labour MPs help the Tories break the red wall? A key plank of the Tory path to a majority…