Written by us

2017

19th March 2017, Conservative Home
By Tim Bale
Tim Bale: The Conservatives who threatened to vote UKIP. All mouth and no trousers.

19th January 2017, Prospect magazine
By Tim Bale, Monica Poletti and Paul Webb
Speed data: who are Labour’s members?

2016

21st December 2016, Conservative Home
By Tim Bale
Tim Bale: Are elections won by members or money?

7th November 2016, Political Insight
by Tim Bale
‘The Corbyn problem’ and the Future of Labour

16th November 2016, LSE British Politics and Policy blog
by Monica Poletti, Tim Bale and Paul Webb
Explaining the pro-Corbyn surge in Labour’s membership
[Republished on 22nd of November by the Mile End Institute blog}

24th September 2016, The Conversation blog
by Monica Poletti
Why Labour Party members still back Jeremy Corbyn as their leader
[Republished by the Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) blog, by MyScience, by London News 24/7.com, and by StuntFM]
Longer version of the same blog piece published on the 26th of September 2016 on the Mile End Insitute blog:
From #JezWeCan to #JezWeDid: Why Labour Party members still back Jeremy Corbyn

19th July 2016, The Conversation blog
by Tim Bale, Monica Poletti and Paul Webb
Here’s what we know about Labour’s £3 supporters – and whether they’ll pay £25 to help Corbyn again
[Republished by the Independent, The Staggers blog (NewStatesman), NewsWeek magazine, and by the Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) blog]

28th June 2016, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) blog
by Tim Bale
Corbyn’s Labour: Survey of post-2015 Labour members and supporters

14th July 2016, The Staggers blog (NewStatesman)
by Tim Bale, Monica Poletti and Paul Webb
Middle-class university graduates will decide the future of the Labour party

12th July 2016, The Conversation blog.
by Paul Webb, Monica Poletti and Tim Bale
A “bloody difficult woman”: What does the Tory grassroots want from Prime Minister Theresa May
[Republished by the Political Studies Association (PSA) blog, the Democratic Audit UK blog and Queen Mary University of London blog (QMUL)]

28th June 2016, Huffington Post blog.
by Tim Bale:
Jezza’s Bezzas: Labour’s New Members
[Republished by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) blog]

14th March 2016, LSE British Politics and Policy blog
by Tim Bale, Paul Webb and Monica Poletti:
Minority views? Labour members had been longing for someone like Corbyn before he was even on the ballot paper
[re-posted on 14th March 2016 by Guido Fawkes blog: Seen elsewhere]

8th March 2016, The Times – Red Box
by Tim Bale, Monica Poletti and Paul Webb:
What Cameron activists think about Cameron’s deal…and staying in the EU (pdf)

3rd March 2016, LSE British Politics and Policy blog
by Monica Poletti and James Dennison:
The Green Surge and how it changed the membership of the Party
[re-posted on 4th March 2016 by The Campaign Company: Newsletter ]

5th February 2016, ESRC Party Members Project blog (PMP)
by Tim Bale, Monica Poletti & Paul Webb:
Cameron and Tebbit are both wrong: Tory activists are not as set on leaving the EU as many imagine
[Republished on the 12th February 2016 by the LSE British Politics & Policy blog]

8th January, 2016, LSE British Politics and Policy blog
by Tim Bale, Paul Webb and Monica Poletti:
Ideology is in the eye of the beholder: How British party supporters see themselves, their parties, and their rivals

2015

3rd October 2015, The Argus (Brighton).
By Paul Webb:
Some formidable challenges for Labour’s leader

22nd June 2015, New Statesman.
By Tim Bale and Paul Webb:
Who will win the Labour leadership election? It’s a little early to tell

19th June 2015, The Telegraph.
By Tim Bale:
Tory members trust David Cameron on the EU. Here’s the poll that proves it

15th June 2015, The Telegraph.
By Tim Bale and Paul Webb:
Only 15 per cent of Conservative party members would vote to leave the EU