Respectable – The Experience of Class

Justin Madders MP  |  12 May 2016

This is a very personal account of the author’s own life and her move into the middle classes. Covering her time growing up in the 1980s and 1990s, there are plenty of references to life then and pop culture that anyone who grew up at that time will recognise. The suggestion that Erasure were a …

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Southern discomfort on the ground

Murray Rowlands  |  13 December 2010

Southern discomfort is with us again but a broad-brush approach to solving it will only take us so far. Labour failed to entrench its success in the south - opportunities that existed to forge a distinct local Labour offer were foregone in the 1990s and 2000s.

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