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Trevor Fisher is a member of Stafford CLP.

From one Owen to another

Trevor Fisher sees much value in Owen Jones' lessons for Labour, even as Owen Smith emerges as the sole challenger to Corbyn       The...

After a week of plotting

Trevor Fisher on a Labour engaged in splits, and Tory government splitting its sides Last autumn the Labour leadership issues seemed possible to discuss objectively, with...

Labour marginal to EU debate

Trevor Fisher sees a failed Labour message despite some rare unity Writing four days before the vote, it is clear that whatever happens in the...

Confronting a culture of failure

Trevor Fisher sees a Labour party that refuses to learn any lessons With the future uncertain, it is sensible to focus on why we are...

A first step on a journey completed

Trevor Fisher takes a look at Open Labour

The legacy of the ‘soft left’

Trevor Fisher surveys Labour's most important constituency   There is an increasing need to define the history of the 'soft left', sometimes called the 'centre left'...

What is Santa bringing Labour List for Christmas?

Trevor Fisher on things Labour List don't want to talk about Having had some difficulties in getting into the Labour List network – they have...

Beyond the fragments

Trevor Fisher sees a Tory agenda that is cold, clever and calculating. It needs to be taken seriously   While the Labour situation is dominating attention, it...

The rise of Labour’s soft left

The tendency of choice – the soft left?               The Corbyn leadership victory throws up a lot of issues from the past which were never...

Labour left surge? not quite 

Labour's apparently resurgent left needs to be put into context, argues Trevor Fisher   Labour's internal elections were a remarkable victory for Jeremy Corbyn and his...

A long wet summer poses questions

Trevor Fisher a summer of quiet politics   In the Independent of 11th August, ex-Liberal MP, Norman Baker argued that Britain was heading for a one...