Professor Tim Bale and Monica Poletti, Explaining the pro-Corbyn surge in Labour’s membership
16 November 2016
In the course of a year and a half, Labour Party membership has increased massively. The number of full members has moved from 190,000 in May 2015 to 515,000 in July 2016 – an influx of 325,000 new members.
Tim Bale and Paul Webb (University of Sussex) explore how we can explain the pro-Corbyn surge in this growth.