Game Changer

Game Changer Eight Weeks That Transformed British Politics

Hardback (18 Apr 2018) | English

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Synopsis

'If you want to get the inside account of Labour's historic general election campaign, I couldn't recommend more former Corbyn staffer Steve Howell's Game Changer.' Owen Jones

'Game Changer is a vivid account of what it was like to be in the engine room of Jeremy Corbyn's remarkable election campaign.' Dennis Kavanagh, Emeritus Professor of Politics, University of Liverpool


When Theresa May called a snap election in 2017, Labour was more than twenty points behind in the polls and it seemed the only question was how big her landslide would be.

In the most dramatic election of modern times, Corbyn's inspirational campaign transformed British politics. Labour won its best vote for twenty years and the largest increase in its vote share since 1945. Far from winning a landslide, the Tories were left without a majority and forced to abandon many of their unpopular plans.

Steve Howell was at the centre of Corbyn's election machine. A member of the Labour leader's strategy group, he was involved in all the key campaign decisions. From the outset, he believed that Corbyn's campaigning skills, enthusiastic army of supporters and hopeful message could produce a surge in support.

In Game Changer, he tells the story of eight weeks that transformed British politics.

Book information

ISBN: 9781786155863
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Imprint: Headline Accent
Pub date:
DEWEY: 324.94108612
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 359
Weight: 450g
Height: 198mm
Width: 134mm
Spine width: 33mm