Joe England

Joe England

Joe England is a social historian. His latest book is The Crucible of Modern Wales (Parthian). Joe wrote the 1976 Fabian pamphlet, Hong Kong: Britain's Responsibility

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What vacuum?

Joe England

Are the more than half a million members of the Labour party really ‘intellectually incoherent’? I joined the Labour party in 1958 when Hugh Gaitskell was the leader. Two years later I joined the Fabian Society. Sometime during the Blair years I left the party, one of the 250,000 who did so. I had been…