Majority government starts in west Wales

The delightful counties of Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire contain four parliamentary seats, all of which have been Labour, which we need to win again if we are to have a good chance of achieving a majority government in 2015. Taken together these seats are perhaps a microcosm of the challenge we face to win a majority…

“You’re obviously just not trying…”: The harsh reality for Non-Urban Labour

We were discussing my chances of becoming a borough councillor at the 2015 local elections. ‘Surely,’ said my friend, ‘you just need to put the work in – knock on doors, put out leaflets – and then every seat is winnable? You’re obviously just not trying…’ He’s not had much to do with politics, bless…