Cruddas’ report finds anti austerity POPULISM is NOT very popular

So, a quick break from holidays, to share this from Jon Cruddas on why Labour lost the last election: The first hard truth is that the Tories didn’t win despite austerity, they won because of it. Voters did not reject Labour because they saw it as austerity lite. Voters rejected Labour because they perceived the Party as anti-austerity lite. 58% agree that, ‘we must live within our means so cutting the deficit is the top priority’. Just 16% disagree. Almost …

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