Category: Podcast

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Laura Beers

Clement Attlee and Modern Britain

Laura and Steven talk to Professor Richard Toye about his new book ‘Age of Hope’, which focuses on Clement Attlee’s 1945 Labour government and its contribution to modern Britain.  

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Laura Beers

What can Starmer learn from Blair?

Progressive Britain History Project hosts Steven Fielding and Laura Beers speak to former Political Secretary to Tony Blair, John McTernan. They discuss what Keir Starmer can learn from Tony Blair and what the current Labour Party can learn from New Labour.

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Laura Beers

Education with Peter Mandler

Peter Mandler, Professor of Modern Cultural History at Cambridge, talks education policy with Laura Beers and Steven Fielding, hosts of the Progressive Britain History Project.

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Laura Beers

What Makes a Natural Party of Government?

Tim Bale, author and Professor of Politics at Queen Mary University, talks to hosts Steve Fielding and Laura Beers about why the Conservatives are historically one of the most successful political parties in history and why Labour historically struggles to win. They discuss the current political and public opinion climate

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Laura Beers

Labour and the Economy

Jim Tomlinson, Professor of Economic and Social History at the University of Glasgow, speaks to co-hosts Steven Fielding and Laura Beers about the Labour Party’s relationship with the economy. Why, even when it is steaming ahead in the polls, does the party always seem to be, to an extent, mistrusted

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Laura Beers

Progressive Britain History Project, Ep 7: Labour and the Unions

Progressive Britain History Project hosts Laura Beers and Steven Fielding speak to Professor Andrew Thorpe, Professor of Modern History at The University of Leeds and author of “A History of the British Labour Party”, about the Party’s long relationship with the unions – from its formation at the beginning of

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