For a new report with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, we listened to hard-pressed towns—their biggest frustration is that those in power do not
Lisa Nandy and Ben Bradley / July 9, 2019
Successive governments have neglected proud communities in Wigan and Mansfield. (This article features in “All about towns,” Prospect’s new report in partnership with the Joseph Rowntree...
The headline vote shares in the last general election masked a fractious reality. Now that reality has kicked in—with dramatic consequences for both the Conservatives and Labour
Between silent factories and struggling shops, there’s poverty and even hunger. But there’s also a steadfast community spirit which holds the key to turning this town around. Jennifer Williams's...
Danny Dorling / July 4, 2019
Ask yourself this: why do we care so little that we cannot even be bothered to analyse and interrogate our own mortality statistics properly?
Raphael Hogarth / July 3, 2019
The next PM could lose the confidence of the commons before he has even begun
MPs will be forced to stop Boris Johnson with all parliamentary tools at their disposal
The temptation of an autumn ballot will be great but the risks could be even greater
Jonathan Lis / June 21, 2019
The project has come to mean nothing more than spiritual devotion to a lost cause
Candidates for the Conservative leadership insist they can deliver changes but legal experts are less convinced