The Tories have been in office for a long and miserable decade. Progressive parties have suffered four defeats in a row. Many of the advances the last Labour government put in place have been undone. The General Election a year ago was so bad it looks entirely possible that we could be talking about just that: the last Labour Government.
This report draws on electoral data from 2019 to illustrate the scale of the challenge facing the parties of the Centre and the Left. But it also finds in that same data a new way forwards towards a better politics.