Just how influential is Maurice Glasman?

So Maurice Glasman, architect of Blue Labour, thinks his ideas can become as influential in the Labour party as the Institute of Economic Affairs was for the Tories in the 1970s (see “The next big thing?” by David Goodhart). That is no modest claim. In his History of Modern Britain, Andrew Marr declares the IEA “undoubtedly the most influential think tank in modern British history.” It is true that Glasman’s allies are popping up in interesting places. The Oxford academic Marc…

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