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IQ9: Reinventing progressive politics for the 2020s

As the world grows ever more divided, so does politics. And in a climate of distrust, what chances are left for progressives to win elections and transform politics?

Frances Foley from Compass, who works across parties, campaigns and communities to make the UK’s political culture more progressive.

In the 2017 general election, Frances and her team nurtured over 40 cross-party alliances in which candidates stepped aside to support the best-placed progressive candidates – regardless of the party.

Frances shared her thoughts on how to work across political boundaries, how to rebuild trust between activists and politicians, and when to put political differences aside for a common cause.