Party Number of Candidates Total Vote % +/- Oct Average/ contest +/- Oct +/- Seats Conservative 18 7,059 20.8% -6.8% 392 -162 +4 Labour 18 6,215 18.3% -5.2% 345 -199 0 LibDem 14 5,111 15.0% +2.2% 365 -2 -3 UKIP 12 1,531 4.5% -0.7% 127...Show More Summary
Jeremy Corbyn is not having a good day. A large number of Labour MPs are uniting against him over his… The post David Icke comes to Jeremy Corbyn’s defence appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was supposed to be campaigning in Oldham on Friday ahead of next week's by-election, but he had to pull out in order to deal with a possible revolt from his own MPs. It might not be a bad thing for LabourShow More Summary
The Labour Party has lifted its suspension of Andrew Fisher, a political aide to Jeremy Corbyn, following an investigation into… The post Labour MPs furious at NEC’s decision to let off Corbyn aide appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Hidden supply chains, hidden labour, and hidden violence.
Plans to ‘gag’ Hilary Benn from speaking alongside Jeremy Corbyn at a crunch Commons meeting on Syria have been stymied by Labour MPs. Allies of the Labour leader had asked the office of the Parliamentary Labour Party (PLP) to ensure...Show More Summary
Few lawmakers share Jeremy Corbyn's resistance to airstrikes against the self-declared Islamic State.
Donald Brind on Friday – from a Labour pespective “‘Oh gosh, yes,’ said the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby when asked if the terror attacks in Paris had caused him to doubt God. They had, he said, put a ‘chink in his armour’ of faith. But he warned against a knee-jerk military response, saying: ‘Two […]
It’s all over. In fact, it was over before it ever really began. I knew it, you knew it, and… The post Death of a political party: Jeremy Corbyn has killed Labour appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Carnforth and Millhead (Con defence) on Lancaster Result: Conservative 545 (55% +7%), Labour 320 (32% -3%), Green Party 52 (5% -12%), Liberal Democrat 38 (4%, no candidate in 2015), United Kingdom Indepdendence Party 37 (4%, no candidate in 2015) Conservative HOLD with a majority of 225 (23%) on a swing of 5% from Labour to […]
Is Labour working through its policy differences on bombing Syria or is the shadow cabinet genuinely split? The New Politics… The post What’s really driving Labour’s row over Syria? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Whether it's the color of his tie, his suit - or shell suit - his beard, his position on Trident or airstrikes in Syria, the Labour party's new leader Jeremy Corbyn has been "systematically" undermined by the British press.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron is facing a political crisis after calling for support for airstrikes against ISIL in Syria, but failing to gain the support of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn who has now caused a major rift in the opposition.
Robin Lustig averts his gaze from the current meltdown taking place within Labour Party to explain why he supports the proposal to extend the scope of military action against the 'mad dogs' of the Islamic State. Quite the best thingShow More Summary
The radical left-wing leader of the Labour party Jeremy Corbyn wrote a letter to his MPs last night to tell them he does not support a bombing in Syria — and now it has led to calls for his resignation. After a disastrous night for Britain's...Show More Summary
Ken Livingstone is the latest 'zealot' who seems intent on blowing the Labour Party apart over the best way to tackle the terrorist atrocities inspired by the fascist thugs of the Islamic State. In his latest outburst, Livingstone blames...Show More Summary
Gary Gibbon has two great posts on his Channel 4 blog including a revealing insight into Labour's shadow cabinet which appears to have dissolved into anarchy under Jeremy Corbyn's leadership. http://blogs.channel4.com/gary-gibbon-on-politics/syria-70000-45-minutes/31952...Show More Summary
Is Labour taking its eye off the Oldham West and Royton by-election? Next week, the party will be focused on whether… The post Will Labour’s civil war over bombing Syria cause problems in Oldham West? appeared first on Spectator Blo...
LONDON (Reuters) - Several senior members of Britain's main opposition Labour Party may resign if they are forced to vote in line with their leader's view that the country should not extend air strikes to Syria, the BBC reported on Friday.
How the I is front-paging LAB's division over Syria pic.twitter.com/UuVyuAbqn9 — Mike Smithson (@MSmithsonPB) November 26, 2015 Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is facing the threat of resignations from his shadow cabinet amid a split over...Show More Summary