UK election shows centre-left can't win by 'preaching' to base, Labor's Jim Chalmers says

UK election shows centre-left can't win by 'preaching' to base, Labor's Jim Chalmers says
 

Australia’s shadow treasurer Jim Chalmers says the thumping repudiation of Jeremy Corbyn in the British election shows centre-left parties don’t win elections by “preaching” to their base or by projecting a lack of competence on economic management.
Chalmers told Sky News on Sunday the main lessons from Labour’s defeat in Britain late last week was “you don’t beat populism of the right with populism of the left” and centre-left parties needed “to build much bigger constituencies of support, and that begins with a bedrock of economic credibility”.
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14 December 2019 in World News, Views: 38
Source: Guardian
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