Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

Author - Peter Kellner

What happened?

The voters pollsters missed – traditionally Labour and Democrat – are now supporters of populist parties, leaders and causes, finds Peter Kellner   In the early evening of 8 November, just as the first American states...

Rock bottom?

The Labour party needs to ask itself why it would be invented if it did not exist, writes Peter Kellner Perhaps the real surprise about this year’s election is not that Labour lost, but that it retained the support of...

Taxing questions

Peter Kellner presents polling for Progress on the politics of tax and spending Imagine you are crafting a manifesto for next year’s general election. What should you say about higher-rate tax? The answer is easy if you...

Reality check

The local and European elections do not suggest Labour is on course to win the general election, argues Peter Kellner There is a case for Labour optimism. It goes like this: Labour could lag the Tories by three points...

Stuck in the middle

‘Squeezed middle’ voters could decide the next election. In this exclusive poll, Peter Kellner explores what they want to see from Labour Ed Miliband has won the battle; his challenge now is to win the war. His attack...

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