Andrew Adonis

Andrew Adonis is reformer, writer and Labour peer who was Minister for Schools and Transport Secretary under Tony Blair and Gordon Brown

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Never Again: Lessons from Labour’s key seats

Andrew Adonis

The polls were the source of false hope. Not just national polls but constituency polls, which appeared to give a more fine-grained and accurate picture of what was happening on the ground. In fact, what the national polls showed in England was practically a dead heat on voting intentions, but with a signif­icant deficit for…


New Forms of Work

Andrew Adonis

The Fabian Society’s New Forms of Work report offers an excellent overview of the debate on the future of work. They emphasise continuity as much as change. Despite the growth of independent and more flexible forms of work, full-time jobs with conventional employers remain the norm and the objective for the great majority. As David…