Glen O’Hara

Glen O’Hara is professor of history at Oxford Brookes. He is currently writing a book about the domestic policies of the Blair government between 1997 and 2007

Why prime minister Truss might surprise us all

Many Labour supporters are quietly allowing themselves to celebrate: if Liz Truss does win the Tory leadership, a Labour government, they think, is much more likely. It may well be so. Among the general public, Truss is on many measures the least popular of the last three Conservative contenders who fought it out last week.