Things Can Only Get Worse? Twenty Confusing Years in the Life of a Labour Supporter, 1997-2017

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Publisher's Synopsis

'…as the Labour candidate I prepared for every possible question on the local radio Election Phone-In. What I had not prepared for was my mum ringing up to say that she agreed with John O'Farrell. On EVERYTHING.'

Where Did We Go Right? is the personal story of one political activist helping Labour progress from its 1997 landslide to the unassailable position it enjoys today.
Along the way, he stood for Parliament against Theresa May but failed to step into her shoes; he was dropped from Tony and Cherie's Christmas card list after he revealed he always sent their card on to a friend from the SWP; and he campaigned for a new non-selective inner-city state school, then realised this meant he had to send his kids to a non-selective inner-city state school.

The long-awaited sequel to the best-selling Things Can Only Get Better is for everyone who could use a good laugh after Brexit, Boris and Trump. A roller-coaster ride through the last two decades via the very best political jokes (excluding the ones that keep getting elected).

Book information

ISBN: 9781784162634
Publisher: Transworld
Imprint: Black Swan
Pub date:
DEWEY: 941.0861092
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 355
Weight: 262g
Height: 128mm
Width: 196mm
Spine width: 23mm