Tag Archives: John Braggins

People and events will decide what this election is about

ELECTION COMMENTARY: The publication this week of the Labour and Conservative Party manifestos could see the narrative of the campaign change significantly. And as JOHN BRAGGINS, a former campaign adviser to Tony Blair, discovers, the LibDems could win seats in … Continue reading

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Dear Jeremy Corbyn, I have an apology to make. I was wrong

ELECTION COMMENTARY: After two years under near-constant attack not only from the Tories but also from members of his own parliamentary party, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is nearing a true test at the ballot box. And former Tony Blair adviser … Continue reading

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Polls show that Labour needs a damage limitation exercise

ELECTION COMMENTARY: Former Labour Party campaign staffer JOHN BRAGGINS, pictured right, says the political situation is like a football match where his party is 4-2 down with four minutes to the final whistle. Anything can happen, but the result is … Continue reading

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Russell Brand casts media campaign into a new light. Maybe

On the eve of the General Election, JOHN BRAGGINS finds the polls are not offering much insight on the result, the bookies are hoping to hedge their bets on their favourite, and UKIP is employing eastern Europeans. So no change … Continue reading

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