Realities

Metro Mayors and the Battle for England’s Cities

Now that resounding Conservative victory has been followed by leadership elections, the opposition’s focus has naturally shifted to the next general election. But this government has a free hand to tip the electoral scales, through boundary reform and voter ID legislation, while Labour must match some of history’s greatest landslides just to govern alone. Faced with the very real possibility of a…

Testing to Destruction

Penny Jackson is a Prospect member who recently won a compensation claim against the Ministry of Defence for disability discrimination. You can read more about the background to the case here – but we are pleased to feature Penny telling her story in her own words here on The Social Review. Her writing can also be found at https://autisticsjw.blogspot.com/   The process started some…

The Social Review Podcast Episode 32: Rounding Up Open Labour’s Conference

The Social Review’s Open Labour Conference delegation (Pete, Joe, Morgan and Sean) sit down with Open Labour Committee members (Tom, Anisha, Michael and Rachael) and friend of the podcast Sarisha as they break down their reactions and thoughts on last week’s leadership hustings over a pint! Some of the audio wasn’t usable but this is what we could save! iTunes

The Social Review Podcast Episode 31: Previewing Open Labour’s Conference

This week, Jasper sits down again with Steve Lapsley of Open Labour’s NEC to preview their winter conference on Sunday, January 26th, discussing their Labour leadership hustings and the fallout from the general election. iTunes Link The Social Review is pleased to be the official media partner of Open Labour’s hustings in Nottingham on January 26th, an event sponsored by the Electoral…