A fascinating panel of speakers filmed at the Battle of Ideas Festival discuss the shifts which seem to have changed the political landscape beyond recognition.
How much of the recent realignment of the parties can be attributed to generational events such as Brexit, and how much is the work of broader trends? What will be the consequences of a shift in representation of the working-class vote? Who speaks for the poor today?
The speakers are: Katy Balls – Deputy Political Editor, the Spectator; presenter, Women with Balls; columnist, i newspaper Lord Maurice Glasman – Labour life peer; Director, the Common Good Foundation; author, Unnecessary Suffering: Managing Market Utopia Sebastian Payne – Whitehall Editor, Financial Times; presenter, Payne’s Politics; author, Broken Heartlands: a Journey Through Labour’s lost England Tom Slater – Editor, spiked; regular commentator on TV and radio; co-host, spiked podcast.
The Chair is Jacob Furedi – Deputy editor, UnHerd; former associate features editor, Daily Mail.