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What took Labour so long?

In his blog, Jim weighs up the different factors that have lead Labour to ditch their £28bn green energy promise. He also looks at the rise of the right in the Tory Party.

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History not on Labour’s side

Is Sir Keir Starmer heading for a landslide or will the General Election be a close run thing? Jim reports on two major surveys this week that reached very different conclusions.

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Post haste

Jim is unimpressed with the sudden urgency ministers are applying to decades of post office injustice. He also looks ahead to a year of elections.

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The Downtown Den Politics Podcast | 7th November 2023

The latest episode of the Downtown Den Politics podcast with Frank McKenna and Jim Hancock discusses the spate of resignations in the Labour party, the PM’s AI summit and another challenging week for him. There’s also a discussion on who will be the next U.S. President.

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I did it my way!

Rishi Sunak ‘celebrated’ his first anniversary as PM this week. As Frank McKenna reminds us, it has not been the easiest year for the man who was once seen as the ‘grown up centrist’ who could save the government.

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Events dear boy

In his blog Jim reflects that there is still a way to go until the next General Election. Unpredictable events, like Gaza, can shake even the most succesful parties, as Labour is showing.

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