The SPD’s victory in Germany: What does it mean for the centre-left across Europe? – 24th November 2021

In September 2021’s federal election, the SPD topped the poll – confounding the expectations of just a few months previously, when opinion polls saw the party in third place. 

This was a joint event between Progressive Britain, the Friedrich Ebert Foundation and the Aston Centre for Europe.


  • Jens Zimmermann MdB, German Social Democratic MP, lead coalition negotiator for the SPD on digital innovation and infrastructure. 
  • Anneliese Dodds MP, is chair of the British Labour Party and Shadow Secretary of State for Women and Equalities


24th November 2021


Online – Zoom