Theme: Parties & Elections | Content Type: Journal article

The Labour Party Under Keir Starmer: ‘Thanks, But no “isms” Please!’

Eunice Goes


Chatham House

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The Labour leader, Keir Starmer, is under pressure to outline the ideological contours of his political agenda and make big policy announcements. But thus far, the Labour leader has resisted it. This article argues that Starmer's reluctance to reveal his agenda is deliberate and is part of a strategy of ‘ideological quietism’ whose main purpose is to win the support of socially conservative voters.

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