Welsh Labour

Turnout tests

First published in Progress magazine

Is the notion that boosted turnout will turn Labour’s fortunes around simply outlandish? Richard Angell examines its chances

We had a problem of mobilising people’, said leadership hopeful Jeremy Corbyn – with little chance of getting on the ballot, let alone winning – as he explained why Labour lost when Progress sat down with him on 11 June 2015. A lot has changed since that interview, not least the reluctant nominee receiving a stonking 59 per cent of the first preference vote on 12 September. (more…)

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5.30pm, Saturday 14 February 2015 | Brangwyn Hall, Swansea, SA1 4PE

Owen Smith MP Shadow secretary of state for Wales
Ann Jones AM Chair, children, young people and education committee
Richard Angell 
Director, Progress
Mary Wimbury Parliamentary candidate for Aberconwy
Chair: John Bayliss Chief whip, Swansea council