Northern Discomfort: Why Labour lost the 2019 General Election

The report by Peter Kellner and Patrick Loughran on why Labour lost the General Election, with focus groups and polling from Martin Boon at Deltapoll.

Date Published
  • Labour Lost
  • Northern Discomfort
  • Tony Blair Institute for Global Change
The Tony Blair Institute for Global Change
Deltapoll conducted six focus groups in Bishop Auckland, Walsall and Worksop on 5th, 9th and 10th December, with online polling among 2,000 (2017) Labour voters and 1,818 representative members of the public between 5th-11th December 2019. The Labour voters element was weighted to the geo-demographic profile of all such people according to constituency voting data and the British Election Studies 2017. The representative survey was weighted to the profile of all adults. Deltapoll is a member of the British Polling Council and abides by its rules.