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What Labour needs to do to win the next election
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What Labour needs to do to win the next election

    A large part of the election fall out has been on whether Labour was too left-wing or perhaps not left-wing enough. As the party is in the process of choosing its next leader, YouGov (here’s why we should still trust their research, according to them) have taken a look at how left- or right-wing the electorate is. Perhaps a reflection of the general election result - where the Conservative party won a slim majority - there is a slight right-of-centre weighting to the chart of where people identify themselves. As for what Labour should do next, well that’s not exactly clear - although YouGov’s Peter Kellner does point out that the leaders of previous elections who were deemed to have strayed too far from the centre (Kinnock, Hague, Howard and Miliband) all lost while th...