School of Politics and International Relations

Professor Tim Bale and Dr Monica Poletti, Here’s what we know about Labour’s £3 supporters – and whether they’ll pay £25 to help Corbyn again

19 July 2016


Professor Tim Bale and Dr Monica Poletti have written in The Conversation about their survey of Labour supporters who registered during the last leadership contest for £3 as opposed to £25 which is the fee to register for the current contest. “The battle for these £3 supporters is so intense because so little is known about who they are and why they signed up last time. Were they hardline Corbynistas, hard-up party loyalists, or simply troublemakers willing to fork out a few quid to troll Labour? And, just as importantly, what might they do this time?” More »