Building bridges


This report from UK think tank the Fabian Society looks at the lessons from Bassetlaw for the country.

There has been a lot of debate about why Red Wall seats across the Midlands and the north of England went blue, but very few practical suggestions about how to win them back for Labour. Where better to look for answers than at Bassetlaw, a seat which saw the biggest swing to the Conservatives in the country? In this pamphlet, Sally Gimson puts forward a range of policies to help Labour reconnect with voters and build a wide coalition across cities, towns and the countryside to defeat the Conservatives in 2024.

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