What can progressives learn from the UK general election?

Policy Brief

21/09/2017

The UK election result on June 8th confounded politicians, commentators, local activists and pollsters alike.

 Although expectations of a Conservative landslide had subsided as their campaign ran into difficulties, very few anticipated anything less than a comfortable Tory win. In the end, while the Conservative to Labour swing was only 2% and Labour fell short by 56 seats, the Conservatives were denied their overall majority and Theresa May was humiliated. What can we learn from the campaign and its outcome?

By Deborah Mattinson, Co-Founder of Britain Thinks

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Le 8 juin, le résultat des élections au Royaume-Uni a désorienté tant les politiciens que les commentateurs, les militants locaux ou les spécialistes des sondages. Bien que les attentes d’un raz-de-marée conservateur avaient été revues à la baisse suite aux difficultés de leur campagne, très peu de personnes envisageaient autre chose qu’une confortable victoire des Conservateurs. Finalement, alors que le changement de majorité en faveur du Parti travailliste n’était que de 2 % et qu’il lui manquait 56 sièges, les Conservateurs n’ont pas obtenu leur majorité absolue et

Theresa May a été humiliée. Que pouvons-nous apprendre de la campagne et de son résultat ?

Par Deborah Mattinson, Cofondatrice de Britain Thinks

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