It’s clear no ‘lessons have been learned’ about Partygate

Issue: ‘Partygate’ (again) The long-awaited Sue Gray report into the Downing Street lockdown parties is now live for all to see. Context Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been hammered for months over his rumoured (and confirmed) attendance at a series of lockdown rule-breaking gatherings/parties/coming togethers during the Covid-19 pandemic. His responses to press or MP…

The line on ‘Partygate’ doesn’t fit the crime

Issue: ‘Partygate’ Your boss (i.e. the Prime Minister) has been issued a fixed penalty notice for attending a party in contravention of the government’s (i.e. his) Covid regulations. This is one of several problematic gatherings the Prime Minister is suspected of attending. The Prime Minister will be addressing the House of Commons to respond to…

Red Wall Reporting Around Spring Statement Overshadowed by Martin Lewis

As the dust settled from the Chancellors Spring Statement, the data team at Trafalgar Strategy took a closer look at how local media in the ‘red wall’ constituencies reacted to the news.  Over a three day period, we tracked and analyzed local media articles in this key electoral battleground, filtering out the background noise, and…