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Trevor Fisher

Trevor Fisher
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Trevor Fisher is a member of Stafford CLP.

Trevor Fisher takes a look at Open Labour

A first step on a journey completed Open Labour - Meeting One - 5th March 2016   The first Open Labour meeting, in Manchester on 5th March,...

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 never...

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...

Time for a strategic discussion

Trevor Fisher surveys Labour's post-election quagmire and sees a Blairite clan determined to learn the wrong lessons The post election discussion even in the weeklies...

Blog: Key Election Questions sidelined

Jon Lansman has been criticised on the Left Futures website for running a piece on the views of an ex-Labour SNP supporter. His decision...

Post election – Weimar, the Fourth Republic or moving on up?

Trevor Fisher finds echoes of the French Fourth Republic in making the case for tactical voting in May   Before the 2010 election, there was some...