John Spellar MP
John Spellar is MP for Warley.
50 years ago Harold Wilson became the leader of the Labour party. He went on to lead Labour to a narrow victory in 1964, a landslide in 1966 and two further wins in the 70s – unequalled four victories. A much underestimated politician he cunningly combined a message to the traditional families of Britain (with…
When the US bank robber Willie Sutton was asked why he robbed banks he replied “because it’s where the money is.” Political parties need also to be looking “where the seats are” and examining reality rather than falling for mythology.