Latest Issue

Jeremy Corbyn will struggle to win back Ukip voters

Next year's local government elections will be critical for the new Labour leader

By Matthew Goodwin  

© Lewis Stickley/EMPICS Entertainment

The electoral challenge that is standing before Jeremy Corbyn is truly daunting. He is now the leader of a party that just attracted the third lowest share of the vote in its history. Only under Michael Foot in 1983, and Gordon Brown in 2010, did Labour attract a lower percentage of the vote. Perhaps, inevitably, many in Labour have traced their heavy…

Register today to continue reading

You’ve hit your limit of three articles in the last 30 days. To get seven more, simply enter your email address below.

You’ll also receive our free e-book Prospect’s Top Thinkers 2020 and our newsletter with the best new writing on politics, economics, literature and the arts.

Prospect may process your personal information for our legitimate business purposes, to provide you with newsletters, subscription offers and other relevant information.

Click here to learn more about these purposes and how we use your data. You will be able to opt-out of further contact on the next page and in all our communications.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to

More From Prospect